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Careers & Gateway

Pathways & Transition Advisor


Preparing students for the future 


The careers advisor provides one-to-one assistance with career decision making and planning. Up-to-date information is kept on courses and career opportunities. Our programme provides careers education, information, advice and guidance for all senior students. 

Other services: 

  • Scholarship assistance 

  • CV preparation 

  • Gain a Learners or Restricted licences (depending on funding) 

  • KATTI Leadership Programme - Māori students Y10-13 

  • PILOT Leadership Programme - Pacifika students Y10-13 

  • Tertiary visits to school 

  • and many other programmes related to pathways. 


For more information contact: 

Mrs Parshotam 

M: 021 277 0738 


Gateway programme 

Gain work experience while getting credits 


Gateway is available to Year 11, 12 & 13 students.  Students ned to be 16 years old and over. If student is 15 years old, they have the opportunity to take part in the McDonald's programme.

Some of the placements we can offer are in the fallowing areas: 

  • Retail 

  • Hospitality 

  • Travel /Tourism 

  • Hairdressing/Barbering/Make up 

  • Warehousing & Logistics 

  • Aircraft Engineering (Y13) 

  • IT 

  • Health 


Applications available in G5. For more information contact: 

Mrs Ralphs 

M: 021 980 029 


Mrs Penney 




Upcoming events

Please find all the information about Vocational Pathways on:

Useful Links

Below are a list of useful links for further information regarding Papatoetoe High School and studying in New Zealand:

Ministry of Education


Term Dates 2023 

External Exams Dates

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