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John Paul College was founded in 1987 with the amalgamation of Edmund Rice College and MacKillop College. The current principal is Patrick Walsh, past president of the Secondary Principals’ Association of New Zealand.

Patrick has led the College to become the top performing Catholic secondary school in New Zealand. John Paul College educates and shapes the lives of young people from Year 7 to Year 13 in the beautiful tourist city of Rotorua.

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Our College motto is “Through Faith and Love”. This reflects our Lasallian philosophy which is built on the four pillars of Faith, Compassion, Prayer and Action. To develop lifelong learners with a commitment to excellence, and a desire to contribute to society and the church’s mission.

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Uniform Shop & Start Dates

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 in News

The JPC Uniform Shop will be open next Monday 22nd January – Friday 26th Jan 8am – 4pm. The week after from Tuesday 30th January the Uniform Shop resumes normal hours being Mon-Fri 8am to 2pm. New students to the school start on Wednesday 31 January at 8.35 am. They meet at the ERC. The…

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2018 Stationery

Friday, December 1st, 2017 in News

2018 stationery lists are available here: Years 7 | Year 8 | Year 9 | Year 10 | Year 11 | Year 12 | Year 13 Workbooks and stationery items can be purchased from either OfficeMax or Warehouse Staionery.

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2017 Artworks

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 in News

View some of the fantastic work produced by our students, Years 7-13, during 2017 under the tutelage of art teacher Claire Worrall…

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Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award

Thursday, October 19th, 2017 in News

John Paul College is pleased to continue the Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award at the college in 2018. The awards are open to students from ages 14-25 (students can start at 13 if they are turning 14 during the award time frame). There are three levels Bronze. Silver and Gold and four sections to each…

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2018 Year 13 Leadership Camp

Thursday, October 19th, 2017 in News

If your son/daughter is returning to John Paul College to complete Year 13 next year the students have a year level camp, which all students are encouraged to attend. The camp has many purposes, but the main one is to prepare the students and set the tone for what is an important and busy year. Please read…

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