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  • Stationery lists 2018

    The stationery lists can be found under the "Everyday stuff" tab on the website.

    Stationery lists have been made available to Office Max, Warehouse Stationery and Kilbirnie Paper Plus.

    - You are … more

  • Poroporoaki assembly

    We'll farewell our Year 6 students with a poroporoaki assembly on Friday 15 December at 12.30pm in the school hall. Parents and whanau are welcome to attend! more

  • Get Your Pool Keys for Summer Now

    Splish splash!  Have fun in the School pool over Summer!  Our pool is heated to a lovely 26 degrees.  Pool keys are now available from the office for $90 (with a $10 refund when the … more

  • School survey

    The Board of Trustees has organised a community survey as part of the school's self review. Please do take time to complete the survey: The survey now … more

  • Assembly Notes from 28 November

    Thank you to Oscar and Julia for compering our assembly!

    1st song:  Mauria Mai Taku Wai

    2nd song: Tai Aroha

    Room 5 and 8 showed their empathy shoes.

    We were entertained by a busking … more

  • Pack the Bus City Mission

    Once again our school has decided to be involved in Go Pack the Bus for the Wellington City Mission as part of our term CARE value of Empathy. On Friday 1st December a bus will arrive and our … more

  • Market Night Friday 24 November

    Market night is on this week and we need your help!

    Tombola jars

    This is one of our most successful annual stalls and its success relies on the donations of jars of interesting things - … more

  • BYOD providers meeting

    Wednesday 15 November, 7pm.

    Year 5 and 6 students next year will be encouraged to bring their own device to school. Meet two suppliers on Wednesday who will be there to answer questions about the … more

  • Assembly Notes from 5th March

    Well done compering the assembly - Caitlin and Paris!

    1st song: Mauria Mai Takuwai

    2nd song: Three LIttle Birds

    Room 5 showed their Hogwarts inspired castle drawings 

    Mr Austin and Mrs Moses … more

  • 31st October School Assembly Notes

    Our amazing comperes were Jakeb and Nina.

    Our song were: Tai Aroha and Fish and Chips

    Mrs Mudge reminded us to look after the school library books and not to write in them for example.

    Mrs Brown … more

  • Lunchtime chess club

    We are looking for an enthusiastic person to run a chess club at lunchtime. There is a keen group of students who need someone to come along once or twice a week for an hour to supervise them. They … more

  • South Hataitai Community Emergency Hub

    The South Hataitai Community Emergency Hub is to be located at Kilbirnie School.

    Community Emergency Hubs are about the community coming together to do what it can to help each other. A detailed … more

  • Working bee - 5 November

    Some work has been done over the school holidays to redevelop our school pool and we need your help to do some final ground works and painting of the surrounding fences. There will be a working bee … more

  • Sunhats

    Welcome back to school! We hope you all had a relaxing holiday and are looking forward to another action filled term.

    With the warmer weather, all children are expected to wear a suitable sunhat at … more

  • Assembly Notes from 28 September

    Thank you Kanye and Jacob for a good job compering our assembly!

    Song: Fish and Chips

    The choir performed a song from Artsplash with Tilly and Abi dancing.

    Room 5 shared the money notes they … more

  • Bid on our Amazing Class Art!

    Look at these photos of the amazing class art and bid on your favourite piece.  The bidding papers are out by the office. Write on your best bid and remember NO crossing out bids once they've … more

  • Facebook page Art Te Aroha

    Check the Supporters of Kilbirnie School Facebook page for regular updates on new pieces of art that will be on sale on 15 September at Art Te Aroha. Do you have your ticket yet?

    https://www. … more

  • The School Reporter

    Read our first issue of The School Reporter, the Kilbirnie School newspaper for kids by kids! more

  • Buy your ticket for Art Te Aroha!

    The donations for Art Te Aroha keep on coming so book a babysitter and buy your tickets now to our awesome arts auction on 15 September!

    Many local artists have kindly donated some art works. Some … more

  • Notes from Assembly 31 August 2017

    Thank you to Cara and Hugo for doing a great job as comperes.

    We sang Mauria mai taku wai.

    Room 5 read some of their respect poems.

    Mr Austin and Mrs Moses presented welcome certificates to the … more

  • 3 way conferences

    Make sure that you book a time! The 3 way conferences are on Tuesday 5 and Thursday 7 September.

    Book a time with your child's teacher on code: 8zd5c … more

  • Netsafe Meeting


    We have organised for Anjela Webster from Netsafe to present to our parents on Wednesday September 6th at 7.00pm at Kilbirnie School.

    YOUNG, EAGER AND ONLINE: Understanding … more

  • Come along to our Art Festival!

    Our Kilbirnie School Art Festival - Art Te Aroha is on Friday 15 September and Saturday 16 September! Download the flyer.

    Beautiful original artworks created by your children in class and with … more

  • Daffodil Day

    On Friday 25 August, the school will be selling daffodils, so if you wish to support this appeal to support those affected by cancer, please bring along a gold coin donation to school. more

  • School photos

    Prepare your best smile, the school photos will be taken on 25 August! more

  • Notes from Assembly 17 August 2017

    Thank you to Jonty and Isla for being great comperes.

    We sang Price Tag and Pe keke mi ko mati mati.

    Room 8 shared their CARE posters.

    Mr Austin and Mrs Moses presented welcome certificates to the … more

  • BYOD information evening

    Join us for an information evening on the BYOD scheme to be implemented for next year's Years 5 and 6 students. 7pm at school, please RSVP at the office. Read the August Trustees News for more … more

  • School disco

    Put on your dancing shoes for the Kilbirnie School Disco Night!

    Thursday 10 August, 5.30-6.15pm for the Juniors and 6.30-7.30pm for the Seniors. Tickets will be on sale at the door ($5 per child). … more

  • Notes from Assembly 3 August 2017

    Thank you Marcus and Moelagi for a fabulous job being comperes.

    Our songs:  Fisn 'n chips and Tai Aroha

    Miss Tuohy introduced the Student Council.

    Mr Austin and Mrs Moses presented some … more

  • Bee Healthy free dental checks

    Kilbirnie School students are due for their free annual dental check-up.

    Appointments for children can be made at the Miramar Hub Clinic. Family appointments are available so pre-school siblings can … more

  • Notes from Assembly 6 July 2017

    Our fabulous comperes were Samantha and Riley.

    Songs: Whiti te Marama and Lost Property Box.

    Matylda, Pearl and Ava entertained us with a piano piece each.

    Room 10 talked about their visit at the … more

  • Matariki celebration

    The children were very busy last Thursday with Matariki workshops. Some prepared the evening feast, carved some soap pendants, made flax flowers, practised with pois, created a digital pa or tasted … more

  • Kea Crossing

    Click here to check out the article posted on the NZ Transport Agency website about our new kea crossing. Thank you again to all the parents who have made and are making this possible!


  • Notes from Assembly 22 June 2017

    Well done Pearl and Jenny for a fabulous job as the assembly comperes!

    1st song: Whiti te Marama

    Rooms 3 and 4 entertained us with their space song.

    A special guest, Mitchell Gough, a former … more

  • Matariki celebration

    Celebrate Matariki at Kilbirnie School!

    Thursday 29 June, 5 to 7pm. $1 per ticket.

    Matariki is the celebration of the Maori New Year and is a time to come together. During the school day, the … more

  • Sausage Sizzle

    The next sausage sizzle will be on Wednesday 21 June.  more

  • Assembly notes from 8 June 2017

    Thank you to our great comperes today, Hector and Molly.

    The whole school sang fish and chips and Haere Hikoi Haere.

     Rooms 5, 6 ad 7 shared their amazing planet art and Room 7 talked about … more

  • Assembly notes 1 June 2017

    Thank you Luka and Mya for being great comperes.

    We sang Ole Pepe and the Matariki song.

    Mrs Brown talked about Achievement which is our school value for the term.

    Room 5 shared their moon … more

  • Kilbirnie School Swimming Festival

    Tuesday 13 June and the Kilbirnie Aquatic Centre, 9.30-11.30am.

    The Year 4-6 swimming festival is a qualifying event for participation at the Eastern Zones Swimming Competition but it is also a fun … more

  • Run-a-thon donations

    You are now encouraged to bring back donations for the run-a-thon that the children did last week. Thank you for supporting our wonderful school!


  • 2016 school production video

    If you would like a copy of the fantastic show put on by the school last year, Around the World in 80 Minutes, please contact Liz at the office.  more

  • Collect your Yummy stickers

    Help the school get some free sports gear.

    Collect the Yummy cut-out labels from bags (each cut-out label is worth 10 stickers) and individual Yummy apple stickers for your school’s share of … more

  • Entertainment books

    Order your entertainment book online at or see Liz in the office. The school receives $13 for each book/digital copy sold.


  • Cross Country

    The Year 4, 5 and 6 students braved the weather on Wednesday 17 May and competed for places in the Eastern Zone Cross Country. Congratulations to all the children who qualified!

    The Eastern Zone … more

  • Notes from Assembly 11 May 2017

    Thanks Briar and Luca for being "Super Dooper" comperes!

    Our songs were Paradise, to celebrate Sign Language Week, and Fade Away by Che Fu.

    Kay McLean talked about the Marrzipan Company.

    Room 6 … more

  • Kea crossing: we need your help

    We use school staff to supervise the student road patrol on the Moxham Avenue zebra crossing but will need help from the school community to supervise our new crossing on Hamilton Rd. We are working … more

  • Mihi Whakatau

    There will be a mihi whakatau on Thursday 11 May at 9.00am to welcome all the new students and teachers to Kilbirnie School. A mihi whakatau is a traditional Maori welcoming ceremony that has as … more

  • Notes from Assembly 13 April 2017

    Thanks to Jonty and Emiliana for a super job being Assembly Comperes.

    Our song were Fish'n Chips and Haere Hikoi Haere.

    Room 1 entertained us with the song "How far I'll go".

    Mrs Te Rito did a … more

  • Assembly notes 30 March 2017

    Thank you Paris and Imogen for being our fabulous comperes.

    Room 5 shared their compound words ladybugs.

    Room 7 inspired us with their rubbish collecting work and talked as well about their trip to … more

  • Notes from Assembly 16 March

    Thank you to our comperes Kanye and Huck.

    We sang Purerehua and Count on me.

    Rooms 3 and 4 shared their beautiful caterpillar and butterfly art.

    Mr Wilson talked about the values of CARE and … more

  • Our library has reopened

    It relocated to the former Room 7 at the beginning of this year and our library has now reopened to the great pleasure of the children. Each class has an allocated time during the week to visit the … more

  • Notes from Assembly 2 March 2017

    Well done Joe and Phoebe for stepping in for the Year 6s today.

    We started by singing Hareruia and Pakeke Mai

    Some students from Room 7 shared their pepeha, well done you all!

    Mrs Moses handed out … more

  • Whanau group hui

    The Kilbirnie School Whãnau group is made up of parents and whanau interested in supporting tikanga Maori at our school. We welcome you to join our friendly group- no experience or large … more

  • Our new hubs

    You have probably already seen that we are no longer using the terms junior, middle and senior for the areas of the school. The new names for the 3 hubs come from the Maori creation story of Hataitai … more

  • Notes from Assembly 16 February 2017

    Thank you to our amazing comperes, Charlotte and Jacob D.

    Our songs were Roam and Tutira Mai Nga Iwi.

    Thea and Jaguun talked about the Wellington United Football Club. We want to join!

    All the … more

  • Wrap it up sushi

    The sushi Friday lunches have started again. If you wish to order some sushi, go to for information and orders. 


  • Cup of Tea with Tony

    If you have any questions or interests about the work of our school or education in general, come in for a chat over a cup of tea with our principal, Tony Austin on Friday mornings. No appointment … more

  • Meet and Eat evening

    Friday 17 February, 5 to 7pm

    Come and meet informally the teachers and hear about the programmes and approaches to teaching and learning.

    5 to 6pm: bring a picnic to the top field.

    6pm: Move to … more

  • Emergency kits

    In light of the recent earthquake our school is requiring that every child have their own emergency comfort kit.  It is a way of reassuring the children that they will have provisions if there … more

  • New bell times

    Starting on Monday 13 February, the school will implement altered bell times:

    session 1: 8.55-10.30am

    session 2: 10.50-12.30pm

    session 3: 1.30-3pm

    Our intention is to extend the first learning … more

  • 2017 class lists

    The class lists for 2017 will be posted on the notice board in the main foyer on Friday afternoon.

    Please be aware that no changes can be made to lists once issued. A comprehensive and highly … more

  • Assembly notes from 17 November 2016

    Thank you to our fabulous comperes Bella, Grace and Thibault.

    The whole school sang Hareruia.

    Mrs Brown talked about Empathy which is the CARE value for Term 4.

    Room 6 showed the plants they are … more

  • Market Night: donations needed

    Market Night is coming up and we need your donations!  

    Good quality clean secondhand clothing (adults, children, babies), childrens’ books, comics and magazines, children’s sports … more

  • Kapa Haka Festival

    Te Whanaungatanga o Pōneke Kapa Haka Festival will be held on Tuesday the 25th of October at St Patrick’s College Hall, 9 to 1.30pm.  Feel free to come along to watch and … more

  • School Photo Day on Friday 2nd September. "Smile!"

    Get the hair gel and your best clothing out! The school photos will be taken on Friday 2nd September.

    8.30am:  The first photos taken will be families who are having sibling photos taken with … more

  • Order your entertainment book!

    This year Kilbirnie School are selling Entertainment Memberships as part of our fundraising!  We receive 20% profit from every membership sold, and if you buy from us now you will … more

  • Sunhats Needed Every Day In Term 1 and 4!

    We are a SunSmart school!  Please ensure your child has a sunhat with them every day!  

    We have a "no hat, no play" rule. Children with no hat will be sent to play in the shaded area near … more

  • Successful Art Festival - Art Te Aroha!

    Wow!  Thank you to all the parents and friends who generously supported our Art Festival this weekend, and made it a successful, enjoyable event.  Everyone who attended had a fabulous time! … more

  • Soldiers Visit

    Today, Freddie's (Room 4) Uncle Andrew and his colleague Dale who are soldiers in the New Zealand army visited us.

     They told us about their medals which were given for different campaigns as … more

  • "A Pupil Goes To War"

    Over the last six weeks Mr McGimpsay has been working with three students from Room 8 preparing a story entitled “A Pupil Goes to War”. The story, now online, relates to Bert Fear,

    who … more

  • ANZAC Commemoration

    Yesterday we held an ANZAC Commemoration honouring and remembering those who have fought in wars.

    Have a look at some photos of our ceremony:

    The School Choir sang a poignant song about 2 mates … more

  • Entertainment Book Fundraiser

    Have fun and support our school at the same time by buying an Entertainment Book or Entertainment Digital Membership!  It costs only $60 of which $12 from every Membership sold is donated to the … more

  • Welcome Back Everyone!

    Welcome back everyone!  We hope you had a super holiday and are now ready for a jam-packed term! more

  • Photos of Year 5 and 6 Camp!

    Check out some of the photos from the Year 5 and 6 Camp!  Looks like they had a super time with lots of adventures!  

                   & … more

  • Remember the sunhat!

    Please make sure your child has their sunhat.  We are a sun smart school, and sunhats are compulsory for Terms 1 and 4.  If your child does not have a hat with them at morning tea or … more

  • Best of Luck Mr Crawshaw!

    Goodbye Mr Crawshaw!  Tim Crawshaw is moving to Newtown School next year where he will be teaching part-time as well as working in the community.  We wish you all the best! more

  • Woof! Meow! Thanks!

    Woof!  Meow!  That's the animals at the SPCA saying "Thanks" to all Room 9 and 10 students who donated a gold coin to be able to throw some sponges at Mr Austin and Mr Dobson.

    (p.s. … more

  • Pack The Bus for Wellington City Mission!

    Thank you to everyone who contributed toys and food last Friday and helped make someone's Christmas a little brighter!  Santa said "You're all on my 'Nice' list!"

    This was supporting the … more

  • Market Night THIS Friday

    Just a reminder that Market Night is THIS Friday starting at 4.30pm until 7pm.  Pick up a cake box from the office and bring it back on the day with your donated baking to sell!  Also have … more

  • Mana - the Spirit of Polynesia

    On Friday Bernard Mangakahia presented a performance to the school involving music, dance and storytelling.

    In the words of Jess and Ash:    "He danced with hoops and made himself a … more

  • We Need You!

    Everybody loves Kilbirnie School Market Night and to make it a success - we need you!  

    Just a wee half hour... that's not so long! 

    We would love to have your help either setting up, … more

  • Yummy Stickers Promotion

    The Yummy stickers raised $285 this year to spend on sports gear!  Please keep bringing in your Yummy stickers - they'll be used for next year's promotion! more

  • Kapa Haka Festival and photos!

    On Thursday the 23rd of October, all the senior kapa haka students left to spend the day at Karori West school, representing Kilbirnie. We performed with Houghton Valley school after practising with … more

  • School Market Night - We Need You!



    WE NEED:

    Donations for raffles - gift certificates, products, wine, deli food.Donations for our stalls – adults & children used … more

  • Market Night Request for Used Clothing

    As many of you may be spring cleaning or sorting clothing for the change of season, please consider donating any used, clean, unwanted clothing for our USED CLOTHING STALL. The Junior team are … more

  • Eastern Zones Floorball Tournament Results!

    Congratulations to our competitive Kilbirnie School team who came 2nd in their division.  Our non-competitive team came 4th - well done!

    Yesterday, 2 Kilbirnie School teams made up of Year 5 … more

  • Swim Liam, Swim!

    Good luck to Liam M who has made it into the Interzone Swimming.  Liam will be competing in a freestyle race.  The whole school wishes you good luck, swim your best and enjoy it! more

  • School Production Tickets on Sale NOW!

    Buy your tickets/programme now for 'That's Entertainment!" - our awesome whole school production!

    Tickets are available at the office and cost $5 per adult, and $3 for children.  There is no … more

  • Interschool Chess Tournament

    Well done to our 27 chess players who participated in the Interschool Chess Tournament last Wednesday!

    Congratulations to the top girl players; Amy K received the silver medal and Grace W who … more

  • Te Wiki o te reo Maori


    Kia ora tatou katoa! This week we celebrate the Māori Language as a nation. The initiative began in 1975 and is growing in popularity as more people begin to recognise the … more

  • Welcome Back For Term 3!

    Hello everybody!  We hope you have all had fabulous holidays and are ready for hard work and fun in this term! more

  • Blessing Ceremony for the Waharoa

    We had a wonderful ceremony last Friday to mark the blessing of our new waharoa, pictured above. We were particularly pleased to welcome our local MP, the Hon Annette King, Councillors Ray Ahipene- … more

  • Whole School Cross Country 2014

    Today the whole school is participating in our Cross Country Event at Hataitai Park.

    The first 6 runners in Years 4-6 and gender groups will be selected as our cross country representatives for the … more

  • Board of Trustees Meeting - Staffroom Mon 19 May 7pm

    (Taken from the May 2014 Trustee News)We have continued work on the bicultural plans this year. A meeting with parents was held during term one in which we discussed Ka Hikitia, the Maori Education … more

  • This is International Sign Language Week!

    Sign Language is an official language of New Zealand.  This week we celebrate Sign Language Week - Te Wiki O Te Reo Turi.

    There is a challenge to learn 7 signs in 7 days.  Click here to go … more

  • Notes from Assembly 14 May 2014

    Thanks to Jordan and Arlo for compering our assembly.  Good job!  And we loved your introduction in sign language! 

    Our songs were "Count on Me" by Bruno Mars, and "Happy!" by … more

  • Welcome back!

    Welcome back everyone!  We hope you have had a super holiday and are now ready for a fabulous term! more

  • Student Led Conferences this Tuesday and Wednesday

    Student Led Conferences are being held this Tuesday 2-8pm and Wednesday 2-5pm.  School will finish at 2pm on these days and you are welcome to pick your child up from then on.  If you wish … more

  • Sausage Day this Wednesday!

    Just perfect for this chilly weather!  Look for the note in your child's schoolbag today!  Sausage day is this Wednesday and orders are due in tomorrow! Sausages are $2 each. more

  • Bicultural Meeting Wednesday 9 April

    This meeting will be held on Wednesday 9 April in the School Staffroom.  

    As you know Kilbirnie School is committed to developing a bicultural programme which supports the needs of our Māori … more

  • New Books in the Library!

    We have so many interesting books in our school library and now there's even more!

    Orbital 4 Ravages:    a graphic novel, comic style with mystery and fighting. Suitable for older … more

  • Rooms 5-10 Mathletics Fee Due Now

    The Mathletics subscription of $18 is now due, for Rooms 5-10.  The cut-off day for payments is Friday 28th March.  After this date, the id's for students who have not paid will be … more

  • Children's Big Dig postponed to Sun 23 March

    Rotary are running their annual Children's Big Dig Treasure Hunt at Freyberg Beach starting at 11am until 12.30.

    Dig for tokens to exchange for prizes like toys, bikes, sports and gaming equipment … more

  • Interested in Coaching Mini-Basketball?

    No experience necessary.  Wellington Basketball is running a workshop for coaches on either Tuesday 1 April or Wednesday 2 April from 5.30-7.30pm at the Rongotai College Gymnasium.  The … more

  • Year 4-6 Girls and Boys Netball

    Remember to return your son or daughter's form if they would like to play netball next Term.  Forms need to be returned to Liz by 3pm Tuesday 18 March.

    The season starts Saturday 10 May and is … more

  • Sports Letter

    Read about our sports teams, how our teams are selected and our Sports Codes of Conduct here. more

  • Student Update Forms

    Remember to return your Student Update Forms.  This is very important for our student data and our Civil Defence registers.  We need this information in the case of an emergency.   … more

  • Year 6's Off To Camp Tomorrow

    Looks like it will be beautiful weather for our campers this week!  Eek how exciting!  Our Year 6s are off tomorrow with teachers and parent helpers for their camp.  Among other things, … more

  • Wow! Great Day For a Picnic!

    On Tuesday the whole School had a great day at Khandallah Park!  The day started with excitement - congratulations to our bus drivers - who negotiated amazingly tight gaps getting us there! We … more

  • Whole School Picnic on Tuesday 18 February

    The whole School is off to Khandallah Park for a picnic on Tuesday 18 February, 10.00 - 2.00pm.  Our postponement day in case of rain is Wednesday 19 February.

    There will be organised … more

  • Yum We Love Our Spuds!

    On Tuesday everyone who wanted one gobbled up a free cooked potato freshly dug up from our school gardens..... and they were yummy!   more

  • Fish & Chip evening, & Meet the Teacher tonight!

    The timetable for our events tonight are:

    5.30 - 6.30: Bring along your takeaways to the top field (or hall if wet) and meet other families and staff members.

    6.45 - 7.15:  Meet in the hall … more

  • Welcome back everyone!

    Welcome back to Kilbirnie School!  Here's looking forward to a fabulous term of learning, playing and achieving! more

  • Juniors' Grandparents' Concert!

    Well done Juniors for a lovely Grandparents' Concert in the hall last Friday!  It sounded like all your practise and hard work paid off and you created a fun festive occasion!  It looked … more

  • Market Night Thank You!

    The Fundraising Committee would like to say "Thank You" to our school community for a fabulous Market Night!  Please read their final notice which includes raffle results, "Thank you" to various … more

  • Assembly Notes from 27th November

    Well done Ben and Jonathan for being fabulous comperes!

    Our songs: He Honore, Maybe Tomorrow

    Room 8 displayed their wearable art.

    Room 4 shared their stories.

    Mrs Brown discussed empathy and … more

  • "Splashtastic" fun raised $71 for the SPCA!

    Woof! Woof! Meow! Thanks from the SPCA for the $71 donation raised in our "Sponge the Teacher" event.

    Rooms 9 and 10 had a great time soaking Mr Austin and Mr Dobson with wet sponges, while raising … more

  • Keys Are Now Available For Our Lovely Warm Pool!

    Pool keys are now on sale for the summer season. With the new heat pump in operation we will have a lovely warm pool; we will start running it at 24 degrees, and the temperature can be increased or … more

  • Notes From Assembly Today - 30 October

    Well done Jeylen and Robin compering today's assembly!


    Today's songs were "Savalivali" and "Tuteramai nga iwi".

    Room 6's Singing Group sang "Austin & Ally".

    Empathy:  … more

  • What a beautiful day for Sports day!

    Sports day is on.  Caregivers and parents are welcome at the park.  Come down to Newtown Park and cheer everyone on.  Juniors will be finishing their activities at 12 noon, and seniors … more

  • Sports day is this Wednesday for the whole school

    The whole school will be bussing to Newtown Park for Sports day this Wednesday (our postponement day is Friday 25th October).

    Years 4 - 6 have the opportunity to qualify for the Eastern Zone … more

  • Notes from our School Assembly 16th October

    Our assembly this week was compered by Leo and Michelle.

    Our songs were: "Tena Koutou" and "I'm a Believer".

    ICAS Certificates: Congratulations to those who were awarded certificates for their … more

  • Yo-Ho-Ho! 'Tis a Grand Pirate Day!

    Ahoy me hearties and blow me down!  Today has been a riot of piratey fun.  We've had feasting and games, and no-one yet has had to walk the plank and feed the fish! 

    Thank ye to all … more

  • 3 Way Conferences This Wednesday and Thursday

    3-way conferences between the student, teacher and caregiver are taking part this Wednesday and Thursday, from 2pm onwards.

    This is an opportunity to discuss learning progress and next steps.

    You … more

  • Notes from our School Assembly

    Well done everyone for an interesting assembly this week which included items such as:

    A rap from Room 2 about "Care",

    A slideshow from Rooms 6 and 9 regarding the SPCA cupcake day that raised … more

  • Kilbirnie School Choir perform at Artsplash

    The Kilbirnie School Choir performed in the Music and Wearable Art performance on Wednesday 11 September as part of Artsplash. Artsplash is an Arts Festival involving primary and intermediate schools … more

  • Milk

    Last week Kilbirnie School children started drinking milk as part of the Fonterra Milk Scheme.


  • Seniors Head to Te Papa

    The Senior Syndicate headed to Te Papa this week to combine the inquiry topics of Term 2 (art) and Term 3 (NZ coastlines).

    The highlight for many was the tour through the Andy Warhol exhibition. The … more

  • The Celtics WIN the Cup!!!

    The Kilbirnie School Celtics Miniball team won the Cup at the end of the season in Term 2. The team, made up of 6 players included Tane, Tom, Bram, Cam, Hamish, and William Fox were coached very … more

  • Inaugural Art Te Aroha Festival a Success

    The school hall came alive in Term 2 with splashes of colour and texture as children, parents and whānau celebrated the Art Te Aroha Kilbirnie School Art Festival.

    What started off as a quirky … more