Term 3 dates, Monday 17th July 2023 – Friday 22nd September 2023
FRIDAY 22nd September Kia ora e te whānau o Birkdale, Term 3 is nearly over and what a successful term it’s been! Students have been involved in leadership days, rippa rugby, basketball, dance/exercise with Hīha dance, filming for Inquiry and recording a music video in Choir. With such a busy term, everyone is ready … Read moreTERM 3 – Week 10
2024 OUT OF OF ZONE ENROLMENT BALLOT DATE CORRECTION Please note that the ballot date (if necessary) for 2024 out of zone placements will be held on the 18th October 2023 (not 12th October as stated in the email sent earlier today). Applicants will be notified of outcome on 19th October 2023. If you have … Read moreDATE CORRECTION – 2024 out of zone ballot
OUT OF ZONE ENROLMENT BALLOT – 2024 Enrolments The Birkdale Primary School Board has advised there are limited out of zone placements available at Birkdale Primary School for Auraki 2024 enrolments. Places are available in the following year groups. Year 0 – 10 places Year 1 – 3 places Year 2 – 3 places Year … Read moreOut of Zone enrolments Auraki 2024
FRIDAY 18 AUGUST Kia ora e te whānau o Birkdale, Winter weather has been predictably cold and a little miserable. Add to that the pressure of trying to park at school and having children inside more than we would probably like, can sometimes lead to frustration and irritability. We really appreciate everyone who enters … Read moreTERM 3 – Week 5: Newsletter
School hui tonight for all school family members. We will be discussing anything you feel is important, that we should include in our school planning for the next 2 years. BIRKDALE to 2025!
Birkdale Primary School Board Casual vacancy for a parent representative A casual vacancy has occurred on the school board for an elected parent representative. The board has decided to fill the vacancy by selection. If 10% or more of eligible voters on the school roll ask the board, within 28 days of this notice being … Read moreCasual Board vacancy for a parent representative
MONDAY 31 JULY PLAYGROUND BLESSING Kia ora e te whānau o Birkdale, This morning at 6:30am Matua Shannon said a karakia for our playground | papa tākaar to officially open it. It was a lovely, fresh morning and a great way to start the week. I’d like to acknowledge the fundraising efforts of many … Read moreTerm 3 – Week 3: Newsletter
Aroha mai koutou – you can tell it’s end of term when you can count the number of typos in the school newsletter on 2 hands!!! Reports will be coming home tomorrow – end of Term 2! As for the others, I’ll let you find them…a fun game to play with your kids 😂 – … Read moreApologies!
THURSDAY 29 JUNE PRINCIPAL’s UPDATE Kia ora e te whānau o Birkdale, End of term is nearly upon us and just like that, we’re halfway through the year. As usual we don’t slow down much to take a breath. We finished the term with a very successful Matariki Morning and have reports going home … Read moreTerm 3 – Week 10: Newsletter
THURSDAY 1 JUNE PRINCIPAL’s UPDATE Tālofa lava Birkdale community, I’ve just returned from 3 weeks of sick leave. Hopefully, that is the last major treatment I need to complete for a little while. Thank you to everyone who checks in and finds out how I’m doing. I’m doing well – feels great to be … Read moreTerm 2 – Week 6: Newsletter