Parent / Teacher Interviews

Junior and Senior Interviews/Subject Confirmation for Term 3 are scheduled for Wednesday 7 August (Years 9 and 10) and Thursday 22 August (Years 11, 12 and 13). Please note that the school will close at 3pm on the day of the interview evenings. We encourage all parents/caregivers to attend so that they can actively monitor their child's academic progress.

Bookings for Parent/Teacher Interviews can be completed online. The booking process is user-friendly making it easy for parents/caregivers to book appointments to meet with the son/daughter's teachers. Information regarding how to make bookings has been sent home with students. Please contact the school office on 06 356 4817 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have not received this information.

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Well done to Awatapu students Ella Daynes (Alice), Saskya Pepping (Cheshire Cat Trio), Lilly Rooney (Violet from the Flower Posey Posy) and Sarah Judd (Assistant Musical Director) who were involved in the Manawatu Youth Theatre production "Alice in Wonderland Jr" during the holidays. The show, produced by the Manawatu Youth Theatre, was an amazing success with all sessions completely booked! Click here to read the Stuff review. (Photo credit Faith Sutherland)

Open Night 2019

Tuesday 30 July 2019

5.30pm to 7.30pm

Awatapu College Gymnasium

Students and Parents interested in joining Awatapu College in the year 2020 are warmly invited to attend the Awatapu College Open Night (including Special Needs Block) on Tuesday 30 July 2019 at 5.30pm. Please assemble in the College Gymnasium. Enquiries at all year levels are welcome.

Open Night 2019

Forestry Industry Expedition

Thanks to Southern North Island Wood Council for Palmerston North Schools for hosting several of our Year 11 students earlier this term. The students visited a range of sites learning about the whole industry - from planing, pruning, harvesting and saw milling. 

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Hands On Food

Earlier this term, students involved in the Hands On Food course created a student hosted dinner as part of their learning. The course enables students to work together with the Wholegrain Organics kitchen in preparing and producing high quality products. Click this link to the Hands On Food website to learn more. 

Pūhoro Wānanga

Thanks to Massey University and the Puhoro Team for hosting our students at the Puhoro Wananga Day earlier this term. The students involved enjoyed the experience and learnt lots of practical science skills.

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