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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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Year 9 Lake Safety Update

Monday, February 19th, 2018 in News

Due to the weather forecast not being favourable the Year 9 Lake Safety programme will now be at the Aquatic Centre. The students have been told they can wear mufti for the day but please let them know they will now need to wear unifom. Tuesday 20th February AM 9SM PM 9KF Wednesday 21st February…

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2018 Tabloids

Friday, February 9th, 2018 in News

Photos from the 2018 Tabloids day have been added to the gallery 2018 Tabloids

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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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