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 2017:
  •  Term One - 1 February to 13 April
  •  Term Two - 1 May to 7 July
  •  Term Three - 24 July to 29 September
  •  Term Four - 16 October to  15 December 







  • July 7 Dear Parents    It has been a really busy term. I am sure that children, teachers, and parents are looking forward to a break, with some time to ‘re-charge ...
    Posted Jul 7, 2017, 5:55 PM by Alison Bray
  • June 30 Mihi wera ki a koutou mo te wiki o Matariki!!     There’s a lot going on!!Experience Pasifika -     The children to enjoy this learning, the Pasifika Centre in ...
    Posted Jul 7, 2017, 6:03 PM by Alison Bray
  • June 23 Tena koutou ki te whanau Disco - What a great night for the children, who were all very sensible during the evening! Thanks to everyone concerned, with special thanks to Suzy ...
    Posted Jun 22, 2017, 7:27 PM by Alison Bray
  • June 16 This year is certainly flying by - with just three weeks of school left this term. I have realised recently that, whilst we have had lots of bumps and scratches, we ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2017, 3:11 AM by Alison Bray
  • June 9 Use of Places: This has been our topic over the past few weeks. We have been exploring different places around our kura. We discovered that some of these places have ...
    Posted Jun 8, 2017, 5:13 PM by Alison Bray
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