Kia ora!
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Welcome to Birkenhead Primary School, Te Kura Matarae o Onewa, which sits in the heart of Birkenhead's Highbury Village. Our school encourages our wonderful children to reach for their personal best in all respects - to 'reach their heights, and to look to their horizons'. We provide a great learning environment, with wonderful teachers, and a range of opportunities for children to participate, to contribute, to take responsibility and to challenge themselves. We offer a full curriculum, with strong tuition in numeracy and literacy, an Inquiry approach in Social Science and Science, and opportunities in physical activity and the Arts. 

 Term dates 2016:
  •  Term One - 4 February to 15 April
  •  Term Two - 2 May to 8 July
  •  Term Three - 25 July to 23 September
  •  Term Four - 10 October to 16  December







  • August 24 Red for Refugees fundraising walk       I was very proud of our Whanake tamariki out there  making a  difference last Friday.  Heads turned as the river of red meandered through the ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2016, 2:45 PM by Alison Bray
  • August 17 Phonological Awareness     The  faces  of the Whanake children were intent as they listened carefully  to work out  the phonemes of the word that Mrs Sue Hughson called out.  The tamariki ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2016, 2:47 PM by Alison Bray
  • August 10 Panuku Speeches Congratulations to all of our eight finalists in the Panuku Team Speech Finals, you all did a fantastic job and spoke really well.  Special Congratulations go to our ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2016, 2:50 PM by Alison Bray
  • August 3 Our school values  At last week’s assembly Room 6 (Year 3/4) presented a class item on colouring the world with kindness.  This   relates well to the concept of ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2016, 6:21 PM by Alison Bray
  • July 27 Welcome back everyone to Term 3!  I hope you all managed some quality time with your family. A special welcome to the eight new entrants who started in Room 5 ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2016, 6:23 PM by Alison Bray
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