Timaru Boys' High School


17-19 May - Senior exams
23-26 May - TGHS/TBHS Production: Back to the 80s
29 May - Kathryn Berkett seminar
29 May-2 June - Arts Week
30 May - Canterbury Cross Country
31 May - Board of Trustees meeting
1 June - Information Evening
5 June - Queen's Birthday
7 June - Aoraki Cross Country
13 June - STAC Winter Exchange (home & away)
14 June - Aoraki Cycling
22 June - OBHS Winter Exchange (away)
28 June - Aoraki Basketball
7 July - Final Day Term 2
24 July - First Day Term 3
7 August - Senior exams


  1. Rector's message - May 2017

    We've been evaluated by the Education Review Office (ERO) as having ‘a positive and inclusive culture’ with values ‘well known by the ... Read more…
  2. Click here for the PDF version of the May Newsletter.

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  3. Information Evening - Thursday 1 June, 6pm

    Join us at our Information Evening for prospective students on Thursday 1 June, 6pm, in Hogben Hall, where senior staff and student ... Read more…
  4. "Understanding the Adolescent Brain" presentation by Kathryn Berkett

    Further notes and readings from this presentation are available by clicking on the attached link. Read more…
  5. Teschemaker Cup Recipient 2016

    The 2016 recipient of the Teschemaker Cup, Wayne Walsh (1971-75), was presented with his award at a special assembly held on 1 May. Read more…
  6. Back to the 80s!

    Tickets are now on sale for the annual TGHS/TBHS combined school musical production. Read more…
  7. Winchester Scholar

    Shaun Rooney is the 2017 recipient of the Mark Parker Scholarship to attend Winchester College, England. Read more…
  8. SGCNZ/Morrison Music Trust Shakespeare Music Composition Competition

    In Term 1, Year 13 student Zak Konings entered an original composition into the SGCNZ/Morrison Music Trust Shakespeare Music Composition ... Read more…
  9. Arts Week is just around the corner! This is a biennial opportunity for the TBHS community to experience a variety of Arts activities.

    During the week, the school undergoes a transformation through the vibrancy of visiting artists who provide work-shopping opportunities ... Read more…
  10. Year 12 Science - Christchurch Visit

    Our students are regularly out and about on school trips that support and enhance their curriculum learning experiences. Read more…
  11. We Will Remember Them........

    In the April Newsletter, the Rector reported on the presentation to the school of copies of We Will Remember Them compiled by Stewart ... Read more…
  12. Kinross Wolaroi Exchange Programme

    Thomas House boarding hostel encourages its students to participate in international exchanges, providing a means of gaining first–hand ... Read more…
  13. TBHS-TGHS Memorandum of Agreement

    Established as one school in 1880, Timaru High School was originally a co-educational school that opened with 35 girls and 29 boys on the ... Read more…
  14. Board Profile: Jane Sullivan, Selected Parent Rep

    South Canterbury is a great place to live, work, study and play! Married to Kevin McAleer, I have a son in Year 11 at TBHS and a daughter ... Read more…
  15. ERO Report 2017

    At the beginning of this year, a team of facilitators from the Education Review Office (ERO) visited the school. Read more…
  16. Timaru Boys’ High School push Christchurch Boys’ close in Rugby

    Timaru Boys' 1st XV started well and were tied 17 all with six minutes to go in the annual exchange with Christchurch Boys’, but ... Read more…
  17. Aoraki Swimming Championship

    On Wednesday 12 April, the TBHS Swim team travelled to Ashburton to compete in the Aoraki Swimming Championship.  Read more…
  18. Swimming Accolades

    Riley Taylor, Year 12, has been confirmed in the NZ National Swimming Development Squad for 2017-2018.  Read more…
  19. Basketball Congratulations

    Well done to Todd Phillips who recently returned from an Impact basketball training camp in Florida.  Read more…
  20. Water Skiing Success

    Congratulations to Cody and Taine Gibson for their success in the U21 National Water Skiing Championships held at Lake Karapiro recently.  Read more…
  21. TBHS Road Cyclists

    A burgeoning sporting group at Timaru Boys’ High School is Road Cycling, with a crew of road cyclists who are training together with the ... Read more…
  22. So Kan Ju Judo Club Timaru

    Class Fees: First three weeks are free!! Read more…
  23. Entertainment Book 2017-18

    Timaru Boys High School is raising funds. Here's how you can help.........  Read more…
  24. Second Hand Uniform Sales

    The PTA will now only be selling school uniform items that have been donated, with the exception of school blazers and jackets. Read more…
  25. School Ball Update

    The TBHS Annual School Ball will be held on Friday 1 September. Read more…
  26. Senior Examinations

    These take place in Term Two, Week Three Wednesday 17 May – Friday 19 May. Read more…