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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 12 Retreats

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 in News

Year 12 Retreats will take place Monday 21 October and Tuesday 22 October. We are very fortunate that Fr Carl Telford, resident priest at the Tyburn Monastery and Isaac Fransen who is training to be a priest have agreed to facilitate the Year 12 Retreats at the Tyburn Monastery at Ngakuru.  There will be buses…

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Staff Vacancies

Friday, September 27th, 2019 in News

Learning Support Coordinator roles The John Paul College Board of Trustees is seeking two highly capable Learning Support Coordinators. These are permanent, full time positions. One position will be based at John Paul College Rotorua. The preferred candidate for this position will have recent and successful experience working within secondary school settings. The second position…

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ANCHOR AIMSgames

Thursday, September 19th, 2019 in News

The Anchor AIMS Games is a sporting championship which gives Year 7 & 8 students an opportunity to compete as individuals or in a team against the best of their age in 23 different sports. This year the AIMS Games were held from the 9 th – 13th September. John Paul College had over 70…

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Big Sports News

Thursday, September 12th, 2019 in News

We had 8 students in the top 30 yesterday. Flossy Smith, Mathieu Colombe, Nathan Clapperton, Lucia Farrias cravea, Vaine Lerome-mills, Maiah Ngawhika, Patrick Konyves, Julian Hayne. 5 have got through to the top 15 Semifinals today. Flossy, Nathan, Mathieu, Vaine and Lucia. If you see these students please congratulate them and wish them luck.Finals tomorrow….

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ROTOMATHS COMPETITION

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 in News

The annual Rotomaths competition was held at the Rotorua Girls High School Arena last Tuesday, September 3. This year, we had 6 dedicated teams of year 7’s and 8’s. These students practiced steadily throughout Term 3 during lunchtimes and the results paid off. The competition was tough, nonetheless, 5 of our 6 teams placed in…

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