Student Services

Student Services

We offer a number of services for our students

You can also find out about in-school printing, account information, the canteen menu, the school fitness centre and the parent portal here.

Student Services - all student enquiries i.e. absence, first aid, lost property etc.

The Student Service Administrator is situated in the STRAVEN BLOCK (at the main entrance to CBHS on the right hand side of the front gates).

If your son is going to be absent please email  or ring Student Services on 348 5003 (school’s main line) then dial option 1 and leave a message

COVID – If you test positive, it is no longer mandatory to isolate or wear a face mask. Please return to school only when well enough. If requested you may need to wear a face mask, to respect those at higher health risk.

Absentees, lateness, signing out, first aid, lost property (delivery to school of your son’s lunch, sports gear, forgotten items of clothing etc.) are all handled by the Student Services Administrator
For planned leave over 3 days (during term time) please go to the parent portal and fill in the e-form 

Attendance and absences

Day to day absence:

  1. Download the Christchurch Boys’ High School app for either Apple or Android. You will then need to use your parent portal logon details. Enter the absence from your phone.
  2. Ring Student Services 03 348 5003 then dial option 1 and leave a message
  3. Email

Extended Absence (more than 3 days)

Please email –

Read more information on our attendance protocol.

Weekly Note
Counselling Contact - Wellbeing and Haurora

Read more and meet our Counsellors together with helpful information about well-being (Hauora) by clicking on this link

We want to let you know that counsellors are available for you to see at any time you wish during school hours, regarding any matter. The school encourages you to speak to them at any time about any concerns or problems that may be on your mind.

Justin MakinsonHead of Guidance

Ext: 282
Mobile 021 468 826

Aaron Powley – Counsellor
Ext: 281
Mobile 021 468 823

Public Health Nursing Service - Free and Confidential

The Public Health Nursing Service – Student Health Team School-based is a free and confidential health support for students. We are a team of Registered Nurses with knowledge, experience and training in student health. We work as a team throughout the High Schools within Christchurch City to improve health and promote wellbeing.

Our team can be accessed through a student lead appointment booking system outlined below. We look forward to working with you throughout the year.

To book please text 021 580 443 with your full name, year and school, and the team will arrange an appointment.


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