Kia ora!
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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







  • May 25 Dear Parents and CaregiversThanks parents and children for supporting our ‘Pink Shirt’ day. The school raised $440.90 for the Trust behind the day. The message for the children ...
    Posted May 24, 2016, 9:23 PM by Alison Bray
  • May 18 Dear Parents and Caregivers                  2016 BOT Election: We need three Board nominations altogether. If you have considered standing for the Board, you might like to come along to tonight’s ...
    Posted May 18, 2016, 11:27 PM by Alison Bray
  • May 11 Dear Parents and Caregivers --Positive children - I asked our teachers this week to thank the children for the way they greet teachers and adults in the school. I often get ...
    Posted May 15, 2016, 2:16 PM by Alison Bray
  • May 4th Dear Parents and Caregivers , Welcome back everyone, I hope that you all enjoyed the lovely weather over the holiday period.Welcome to all of our new families and also to ...
    Posted May 8, 2016, 9:52 PM by Alison Bray
  • April 13 Dear Parents and Caregivers,  Our swimming squad put in a fantastic effort at last Thursday’s North Shore Primary School Swim Competition at the AUT Millennium Centre. We competed against ...
    Posted May 8, 2016, 9:54 PM by Alison Bray
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