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







  • April 6 Dear Parents and CaregiversWe trust that the children will be able to maintain focus on their learning until the end of term. It has been a long term, and ...
    Posted Apr 5, 2016, 8:30 PM by Alison Bray
  • March 30 Dear Parents and Caregivers Welcome back everyone, after a lovely, long Easter break.  I hope that you all managed to spend some wonderful time with your families over the past ...
    Posted Mar 29, 2016, 8:38 PM by Alison Bray
  • March 23 Dear Parents and Caregivers Safety - There will be further roadworks in Mokoia Road. The area of Mokoia Road near the top of Colonial Road is to be re-jigged - this ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2016, 7:32 PM by Alison Bray
  • March 16 Dear Parents and Caregivers  Triangles - these are coming up on April 12th. Please expect a note home soon.  For parents new to the school, we refer to our Parent, Child ...
    Posted Mar 15, 2016, 7:24 PM by Alison Bray
  • March 9 Dear Parents and Caregivers   Maths evening - Pikiake teachers were delighted to have 50 parents attend the Maths evening last night. We trust that this helped those parents to understand what ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2016, 7:03 PM by Alison Bray
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