Papanui Primary School is a state funded school catering for new entrants to Year 6 children. We are a decile 6 school with a roll that ranges between 200 -230. The school was established in 1871, as the Papanui District School, and celebrated its 125th jubilee in 1996. At Papanui education is viewed as an active partnership between home and school with families and teachers working together for the benefit of children’s learning and development. We see the following qualities and abilities as crucial in preparing children for their future.
- Caring Citizens – respect each other and their world
- Thinkers – solve problems
- Communicators – share thoughts and ideas
- Resilient Learners -are positive, and keep trying