Kia ora!
We are currently setting up this new Google Website.
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 







  • March 22 News this week - Newsletter on Fridays: We are going to trial a change to Fridays as Newsletter day.  We traditionally avoided Friday because pieces of paper tended to end up ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2017, 7:38 PM by Alison Bray
  • March 15 What a beautiful autumn day after so much unsettled weather. Some of the Panuku children are at a Cricket day today. I trust that they have enjoyed the day.I ...
    Posted Mar 15, 2017, 12:12 PM by Alison Bray
  • March 8 To parents and whanau - Mihi nui ki a koutou.  Annual General Meetings - The Learning Trust had it’s Annual General Meeting last night. The trust has now accumulated $15,000 ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2017, 6:48 PM by Alison Bray
  • March 1 Camp at School:  Just a reminder that no children are allowed to be at the Camp at School night unless they are with their parents, or a family adult, or ...
    Posted Mar 1, 2017, 7:52 PM by Alison Bray
  • February 22 Meet the Teachers, Meet the Parents Thank you very much to all of you who attended the ‘Meet each other’ evening. I do hope that the opportunity was of value ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2017, 7:09 PM by Alison Bray
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