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 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







  • September 21 A massive thank you to Pikiake families who donated items for our "Care Packages".  We had a wonderful response and ended up creating seven amazing boxes of goodies which were ...
    Posted Sep 24, 2016, 2:09 AM by Alison Bray
  • September 14 Twice upon a Time Congratulations to the Panuku children for a successful show.  It is a great display of their many talents from scriptwriting, acting, singing, dancing, prop making, stage ...
    Posted Sep 13, 2016, 8:13 PM by Alison Bray
  • September 7 Cross-country - Last Friday’s Cross-Country races clearly displayed our school values to STRIVE, ACHIEVE, CARE and PARTICIPATE.  It was wonderful to see our tamariki trying their best.  Who ...
    Posted Sep 7, 2016, 1:11 AM by Alison Bray
  • August 31 Daffodil Day -    Last Friday the Pikiake children donned their colourful spring hats and sang outside the public library.  As a result, they raised $485 for the Cancer Society.  Well done ...
    Posted Aug 30, 2016, 9:06 PM by Alison Bray
  • 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 30, 2016, 9:07 PM by Alison Bray
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