Kia ora!
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It will take us a little time to get it all set up, so if there is any information you need, but cannot find, please contact us. 

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 







  • May 19 Yesterday our students were treated to a performance of ‘Maui Me Te Ra’ by the Auckland Theatre Company.  The cost of this performance is included in the Activities fee for ...
    Posted May 18, 2017, 9:35 PM by Alison Bray
  • May 12             As advised, we have had the Education Review Office team at school this week. They have talked with Alice, Nicki, Rachel, Angela, and myself, met with Trustees, visited each of ...
    Posted May 11, 2017, 5:33 PM by Alison Bray
  • May 5 Dear Parents and Caregivers I trust that you enjoyed some special family time during the holiday. The children have settled back into learning and friendships. Mr Smith spent the break ...
    Posted May 4, 2017, 5:26 PM by Alison Bray
  • April 13 Triangles - thank you parents for coming to school to share a special time with your children and their teachers.  I hope that you found the time informative, and affirming. 356 ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2017, 11:47 PM by Alison Bray
  • April 8 Board of Trustees Update The Board of Trustees would like to thank all those who expressed an interest in taking up the vacant trustee role. The Board is happy to ...
    Posted Apr 6, 2017, 3:20 PM by Alison Bray
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