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 







  • 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
  • February 15 Dear Parents Mihi nui ki a koutou. Board update - we have our first Board meeting next Wednesday, the 22nd. At this meeting, the Board will confirm how it intends to ...
    Posted Feb 14, 2017, 7:24 PM by Alison Bray
  • February 8 Dear Parents We are well under way!!   Our roll today is 415, with 30 children already enrolled to start during the year, so, with further enrolments, may well finish the ...
    Posted Feb 7, 2017, 6:23 PM by Alison Bray
  • February 1 Newsletter February 1, 2017                                              Welcome back everyone. I hope you had a lovely Christmas/New Year/holiday time. A warm welcome to the 16 New Entrants starting today, and the ...
    Posted Jan 31, 2017, 7:24 PM by Alison Bray
  • December 15 This is our last newsletter for 2016. I would like to thank you for all you do for the children, our teachers, and the school as a whole. Best wishes ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2016, 9:32 PM by Alison Bray
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