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 







  • 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
  • December 7 Our children go to University!!! David Barker and his team from Auckland University’s Chemical Sciences department came to school yesterday and set up some chemical adventures for the children ...
    Posted Dec 12, 2016, 11:52 PM by Alison Bray
  • November 30 Tena koutou.     Mihi puwera ki a koutou.Important notices:    Share the Arts: Parents - please be advised that we are having this event on the 9th December at 9am.    School Magazine ...
    Posted Dec 4, 2016, 1:11 AM by Alison Bray
  • November 23 Well done indeed to kapa haka children, teachers, and parents - the group looked fantastic on stage in their kakahu - you made us all very proud. The Onepoto Festival is a ...
    Posted Nov 22, 2016, 7:49 PM by Alison Bray
  • November 16 Dear Parents and Caregivers Sculpture on the Shore - our installation looked really great - the print covered chair took centre stage, surrounded by all the other pieces the children had created ...
    Posted Nov 15, 2016, 6:57 PM by Alison Bray
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