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

  • October 19 We now have 433 wonderful children at Birkenhead Primary, with 12 still to come. They are such great young people, who show lots of respect, show their personalities by telling ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2016, 7:32 PM by Alison Bray
  • October 12 Tena koutou. Mihinui ki a koutou.  This is a busy term - we want to keep the children making progress in their Literacy, Mathematics, and Inquiry, but have lots of other ...
    Posted Oct 12, 2016, 10:54 PM by Alison Bray
  • September 21 A massive thank you to Pikiake families who donated items for our "Care Packages".  We had a wonderful response and ended up creating seven amazing boxes of goodies which were ...
    Posted Sep 24, 2016, 2:09 AM by Alison Bray
  • September 14 Twice upon a Time Congratulations to the Panuku children for a successful show.  It is a great display of their many talents from scriptwriting, acting, singing, dancing, prop making, stage ...
    Posted Sep 13, 2016, 8:13 PM by Alison Bray
  • September 7 Cross-country - Last Friday’s Cross-Country races clearly displayed our school values to STRIVE, ACHIEVE, CARE and PARTICIPATE.  It was wonderful to see our tamariki trying their best.  Who ...
    Posted Sep 7, 2016, 1:11 AM by Alison Bray
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