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Coming to HPSS

Nau mai haere mai! We're so excited to welcome you next year! This webpage has been created to support you in your transition to high school. We hope it helps you to feel more familiar with the way we do things at HPSS as well as answer any questions you may have. If you still have questions - please do use our Digital Question Box and we’ll do our best to answer them!  

HPSS Virtual Tour

Take a look around at what makes HPSS such a special place to be.  

Click here to see a floor map of HPSS.

Naming our Spaces

Our school building is divided into a number of spaces. Have a look at the names and the meanings behind those names.  

Student Expectations

Grow our culture and reputation by playing your part.  Take a look at the expectations for you, as a student at HPSS.

- Do the right thing;

- Be in the right place at the right time;

- Be ready & focused;

- Respect self, others & resources.

Support Network

Meet Vanna and the awesome Te Herenga Waka Kaiārahi team who provide a wide range of learning support. 


Click here for information about what your day might look like.


Meet Victoria and the Te Ara Manaaki Guidance Team.


Click here to learn more about the services they provide.

Learning Module Selection Booklet for 2023

In your first IEM (start of February) you will be able to discuss your class choices for 2023 with your new learning hub coach. You will have a chance to read the booklet over the summer and think about which “module set” would be your top choice, which SPINs you will take and the project toy would like to be involved in (your hub coach will ask for your 1st, 2nd and 3rd choices).  

Any questions - use the digital question box! 

You will be able to click below for a downloadable version. 

Click here to download the Module PDF booklet

Click here to download the Projects PDF booklet

Snapshot of me

We would love to know some things about you.  Fill in this profile and make it your own.  Tell us what makes!

Make a copy and in the first few days of coming to HPSS, you can upload it to your HERO page, so all your teachers will be able to see what makes you tick, and what amazing work you're capable of.

Click here to get yourself a copy and make it your own.

Frequently Asked Questions

We know you have a lot of questions. 

If there is anything we have not covered, fill in this form and we will get back to you. 

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