Student Services

We offer a number of services for our students including learning support, counselling, and sport therapy

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 

School Term Dates 2024

Click here for the 2024 school term dates

2024 Timetable

Click here for the 2024 timetable

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.

Counselling Contact - Wellbeing and Haurora

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

Justin MakinsonHead of Guidance

ext.: 282
Mobile 021 468 826

Aaron Powley – Counsellor
ext: 281
Mobile 021 468 823

Canteen Menu

To contact the canteen and/or  supervisor Natasha Reid please ring 348 5003 ext. 325 or or Craig Dunnett, Deputy Principal, Operations 0274 222 679
Please note the canteen does not have paywave.

Click here for the canteen menu



School Account Enquiries

Please contact Michelle Tracey for any school account enquiries.

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.

Rules and Guidelines

At Christchurch Boys’ High School, we demand excellence of our students – academically and socially.

Our rules and guidelines outline our expectations from our students and inform them of their roles and responsibilities to establish a school environment of belonging, community, and identity.

To learn more download our Rules and Guidelines.

Car Permits

Please contact Assistant Principal Junior School Dave Bone for car permits.

Download the CBHS motor vehicle policy and registration link for students wanting to drive to school.

School Locker

All Year 9 students are able to access a school locker. You must provide your own durable padlock. It is recommended that a spare key is kept with the Student Services Administrator.  There is no charge for the locker.  Application form

School Stationery and Uniform Information
Blazer Awards Pocket Pricing

Embroidered blazer pocket awards

Initial award –  Once you have received the school letter bring it to the uniform shop.  The cost is $25 this covers the cost of the pocket and 1 line of embroidery, each additional line thereafter is $10.

As additional awards are received the pocket requires removal from the blazer.   It is then brought into the uniform shop along with the school letter.  Payment of $10 per award is required.


PCSchool Parent Portal - A guide on how to access school timetables, attendance and reports

View all of your son’s details in our Parent web portal.

Parent Portal

In the CBHS Parent Portal, your username is now your email address. This change means that there is no longer any need to share a password between parents/caregivers.

Your password remains unchanged; if you know your password, you can now log in using your email address for the username. If this is your first time accessing the portal, or you don’t know your password, or your password isn’t working, please follow the ‘Forgot Password?’ steps outlined in the Portal Guide. Please enter your email address as the username when prompted.

Once you’ve logged in, you can change your password using the blue padlock icon in the top-right corner.

Please refer to the Portal guide below for additional information.

Accessing school accounts

You can access a copy of your latest account statement via the CBHS web portal as follows :

  1. Click the tab labelled Documents
  2. A new tab or window should appear listing family documents, newest at the top
  3. Double-click on a file to open it

​You can also access copies of formal reports this way – click on your family name in the Folders list at the left to view student documents.

If you have any problems accessing or using the portal, please email

Portal guide

Download the Parent portal guide

ICT Student Support and Services

Microsoft Student Advantage

If you have any queries about using Microsoft 365 please contact the Specialist eLearning Teacher Joanne Pearson

Internet (Print money) top ups – $5.00 cash/eftpos only available at the Accounts Department

Jim Burrows Fitness Centre

2023 – $110.00 for a yearly subscription /$55.00 terms 3 & 4 only – Pay by cash and eftpos only. Membership cards are available from the Accounts Department.

Opening hours of the centre are:

3.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. Monday – Friday
9.00 a.m. – 12 noon Saturday
Closed Sunday

Balance Physio

Physio is available at CBHS on Mondays (9-3) Wednesdays (9-2) and Thursdays (9-2). Get treated early for a quick recovery. Balance Physiotherapy provides a quality service by physiotherapists experienced in sports injury management and rehabilitation in adolescents.

Email or book online: / or mobile 021 742

Learning Support

We recognise that some students require additional resources and individual programmes in order to develop social and emotional skills to reach their full potential.

Ehara taku toa
I te toa takitahi
Engari ko taku toa
I te toa takitini

My strength does not lie in
Working alone
Rather my strength lies in
Working with others

Counselling - Wellbeing and Haurora

Counsellors are available for you to see at any time you wish during school hours, regarding any matter. The school very much encourages you to go and speak to them at any time about any concerns or problems that may be on your mind.


We have a strong Careers Department with a number of pathways no matter your interests. You can participate in Gateway programmes and gain apprenticeships in industry.

To contact the Careers Department please go to the link below and use the contact form.


Thanks to our very generous community we have a number of scholarships available for application throughout the year.

There are various conditions for the following scholarships, and they all have specific closing dates for application. If you have any questions, please contact Amiee Griffiths at

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