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







  • July 27 Dear Parents and Caregivers  Welcome back everyone to Term 3!  I hope you all managed some quality time with your family. A special welcome to the eight new entrants who ...
    Posted Jul 26, 2016, 8:15 PM by Alison Bray
  • July 6     This week is te reo Māori Week.  The theme for this year is ‘ākina te reo’ – which is about using te reo Māori to support other people and to cheer ...
    Posted Jul 5, 2016, 8:24 PM by Alison Bray
  • June 29 Thanks -      I would like to thank all of you who have wished me well for my sabbatical - really nice of you. I am looking forward to finding out about the ...
    Posted Jun 30, 2016, 12:52 PM by Alison Bray
  • June 22   School Disco tomorrow night!  I am sure that the children will be looking forward to this, and I am sure that they will look fantastic in their beach gear. Enjoy ...
    Posted Jun 28, 2016, 5:32 PM by Alison Bray
  • June 15 The weather was fortunately kind on Friday and so, after all meeting in the hall, we set out on our annual wander through the shops, with probably 85% of the ...
    Posted Jun 28, 2016, 5:35 PM by Alison Bray
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