Pupils at Paparoa Street Primary School, Christchurch, New Zealand

Welcome to our school

Welcome to Paparoa Street School, one of Christchurch’s leading primary schools. We offer a happy, positive learning environment and a family atmosphere.

We are in a Decile 10 area and accept students from Years 1 – 6. We welcome visits from interested families at any time. We would love to meet you and show you what makes our school so special. Why not ring the Office and make an appointment?

Notice board

Lunch On Line

You will find instructions and the link under School Information

The  cut off time for ordering is 8.45

Note: if you registered for this last year you’ll 
need to get back in and change your child/ren’s 
classroom number


Senior Playground Proposal

Have a look at our exciting plans, and progress on the senior playground here.

Paparoa Street School Environmental Initiatives

See the newsletter and goals under School Blogs / School Wide Activities


Fonterra Milk For Schools


Some Housekeeping Information

General Information

Sports Link

Click on the link below to find out the latest information from Sport Canterbury such as results, draws, rules, maps, and dates of events.


Keeping in touch

The best way to keep up with news is to check the daily bulletin. Just ring 352 8160, and hit "2" for the bulletin. You can also email Linda Halliday at office@paparoastreet.school.nz and have an email address added to our email tree. The updates are also being sent daily via this method to subscribers of that service.

Message for International Students & Parents

Message for International Students & Parents

Our school is situated in the North West of Christchurch and has been unaffected by the earthquakes. We offer:

  • a caring and supportive environment for students and parents
  • a quality education
  • additional English tuition
  • relevant field trips

If you have any queries please contact Raewyn Saunders atsaunders@paparoastreet.school.nzor 3528160 ext 801


Could you please be vigilant and report any suspicious behavior in the school grounds, especially over the school holidays, to School (3528160) or Sub 5 Security Ph: 3561200.

Our newsletters

About our school

Our school is fortunate to have wonderfully hard working and committed staff and an active involved parent community. This makes for a happy and positive school environment.

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our school

The education we offer

At Paparoa Street School children are engaged, challenged and enjoy learning. Their work is shared and celebrated and they develop positive self-esteem through building on success.

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the education we offer

We welcome international students

New Zealand is a great place to study. We welcome international students and the contribution they bring to our vibrant multicultural school.

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international enrolments