Welcome to Birkenhead Primary School, Te Kura Matarae o Onewa, which sits in the heart of Birkenhead's Highbury Village. Our school's vision is to "grow active learners who make a positive difference". 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.
Growing active learners who make a positive difference
Persevering to be the best we can be. Kia Manawanui, Kia Manawaroa.
Showing respect in all we do. Manaakitanga.
We know starting school is a big step for your child and we want to make sure your family is well prepared for this important milestone. We have compiled a full list of frequently-asked questions which should help. Read more here....