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  • Kilbirnie School Swimming Festival

    The School Swimming festival is for all children in Years 4-6 and is a qualifying event for participation at the Eastern Zones Swimming Competition (14 August). Any child hoping to qualify for this … more

  • Matariki Day

    Matariki will be celebrated at school on Tuesday 11 June and the children will have the opportunity to try a variety of activities during the day. Parentlink will also organise an event in the … more

  • New Board of Trustees

    Welcome to the new members of our Board of Trustees. Since there were five candidates for five places, a vote was not required and the five nominated candidates were confirmed as new trustees as of … more

  • Strike action: school closed on Wednesday 29 May

    TEACHERS STRIKE WEDNESDAY 29 MAY

    The Kilbirnie School board discussed and agreed that the school would close on the day of the planned teacher strike action on Wednesday 29 May. As all fulltime … more

  • Professional development day - Friday 31 May

    The school will be closed on Friday 31 May so that teachers can take part in professional development. The learning focus this year is science to link with our inquiry topic on sustainability.

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  • Fun and fabulous run donations

    Thanks to everyone for making the Fun & Fabulous Run a great event! The kids really got into the swing of it with amazing costumes and some fantastic running and cheering others on. Photos of the … more

  • Kilbirnie School Fun and Fabulous Run

    The Kilbirnie School Fun and Fabulous Run will be held on 22 May. Children are encouraged to dress up as their favourite superhero or book character, there will be prizes for best costume. Families … more

  • Assembly for Cultural Diversity

    All parents are welcome to join us for a special assembly to celebrate World Day for Cultural Diversity on Tuesday May 21 at 2.15pm. more

  • Board of Trustees elections - information evening

    The triennial Board of Trustees elections will be held next term.

    To find out more about what the Board does, we have been inviting people to come along to observe a meeting and see the type of … more

  • Pie the Principal

    Congratulations to Taylor and Freddie, who won the pie the principal raffle. They both did a great job yesterday, when Mr Austin and Mr Dobson were pied with lovely creamy marshmallowy cakes ;-)  … more

  • Collect your Yummy stickers

    Help the school get some free sports gear by collecting the Yummy cut-out labels from bags (each cut-out label is worth 10 stickers) and individual Yummy apple stickers. The more you collect, the … more

  • 3 way conferences

    The 3 way conferences are on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 April. Make sure that you book a time!

    Book a time with your child's teacher on www.schoolinterviews.co.nz.Event code: mu3aj … more

  • Buy an emergency water tank

    Kilbirnie School is a Community Emergency Hub and will be the go-to-place for community support and coordination in a civil defence emergency. We are fundraising to install noticeboards at our school … more

  • Parentlink Movie Night

    What: Wonder Park. When: Monday April 1 at 5.30pm (movie starts at 6pm).  Where: Roxy Cinema, Miramar.   What to do: Get your tickets from the school office. All tickets are $15. … more

  • Pie the Principal raffle

    Back again for 2019- the special Movie Night raffle! Prizes include the chance to “Pie” the Principal. Unlimited tickets also from the office - $1 each.  Get yours quickly! 

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  • Notes from Assembly 12 March 2019

    Well done Bo and Pattana for a fabulous job as the assembly comperes!

    Song:  Never give up

    Shared work: 

    Room 1 and their butterfly art.

    Room 6 and their sunflowers of confidence.

    We … more

  • 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

  • Kea crossing - we need your help

    While the crossing on Moxham Avenue is supervised by school staff, we urgently need supervisors on the kea crossing across Hamilton Road. Thanks to the parents who have already volunteered to be on … more

  • TRYathlon

    A Kilbirnie School group will take part in the upcoming Sanitarium TRYathlon. If you registered last year before the group was set up, you can go back into the site and link to Kilbirnie School if … more

  • Assembly notes

    Great job Alexis and Phoebe on being awesome comperes!

    Today's songs:

    We sang Ko toku marae teni and tai aroha.

    Term 1 CARE values: Confidence

    Shared work and presentations: 

    Marzipan … more

  • Optional meet the teacher appointments

    Wednesday February 20th starting at 2.20pm. 10 minute appointments.

    This is an optional opportunity for parents to meet with teachers early in the year. This will give parents who wish to meet … more

  • Student information form

    This student information form provides an opportunity for parents and whanau to give the new classroom teacher some insight into the interests, academic and emotional needs, strengths and personal … more

  • Hub information evenings

    Hub information evenings- February 11,12 and 13th (week 2).

    This year these meetings will be held on separate nights to allow parents to attend more than one where appropriate. We hope these … more

  • Notes From Assembly Today - 30 October

    Well done Evie and Flynn for compering today's assembly.

    Songs:

    Today's songs were "Ko toku marae tenei" and Paradise.

    Term 1 CARE values:  Confidence

    Shared Work:

    Rooms 3 and 4 showed … more

  • Have a great Summer break!

    We wish you all a great Summer break and are looking forward to seeing all of you back at school on Monday February 4 at 8.55am. more

  • Stationery lists 2019

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

    While you may get most of the stationery items anywhere, please note that some of the books asked for are only … more

  • Pool keys available from 3 December

    School pool keys can be hired from the office, from Monday December 3rd until the end of term only. Please return all keys from last season ASAP.

    The pool is available for community use in the … 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 Thursday 6 December, a bus will arrive and our … more

  • School survey

    Each year the Board of Trustees surveys the school community on a range of issues and topics that are relevant to the Board as we begin setting our strategic plan and budget. This year we … more

  • Market Night Friday 23 November

    Market Night is on Friday 23 November, 4.30 to 7pm.

    Spread the word amongst your friends, family and neighbours - this event is open to the public and is a great way to grab dinner, some … more

  • Sunhats

    With the warmer weather, all children are expected to wear a suitable sunhat at interval and lunch time in Term 4 and 1. Children without sunhats will be asked to play in a shaded area. School hats … more

  • Notes from Assembly 6 November 2018

    Well done Amber and CJ for great compering today.

    We started by singing Parihaka and Never Give Up.

    Mr Austin handed out the certificates for the news students.

    Room 3 and 4 shared their Diwali … more

  • Mihi Whakatau

    There will be a mihi whakatau on Tuesday 6 November to welcome all the new students and teachers to Kilbirnie School. A mihi whakatau is a traditional Maori welcoming ceremony that has as intention … more

  • Athletics Day

    Friday 19 October at Newton Park, 9am-12pm for Year 0-2, 9am-2pm for Year 3-6.

    Year 0-2 students will rotate around fun activities, which include an element of running, jumping and throwing.  … more

  • Te Whanaungatanga Kapa haka festival

    Te Whanaungatanga Kapa Haka Festival at St Patrick’s Hall Tuesday 23 October, 9:30 – 2pm.

    Our performance time is 12:20 and will last 12 – 15 minutes.

    Please make sure that the … more

  • School production

    Kilbirnie School Presents: Losing Neverland.        Tuesday September 25th. 6.30pm. St Patricks College Hall       Doors open 5.30pm  … more

  • BYOD information evening

    The first meeting will be on Wednesday September 19th at 7.00pm.

    Following a year of planning in 2017, we implemented a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative at Kilbirnie School this year. … more

  • Community consultation: traffic lights

    Read the letter from the Wellington City Council regarding a proposal for the installation of traffic lights at the intersection of Moxham Avenue, Waitoa Road and Hataitai Road. It explains the … more

  • Term 4 Team Sport opportunities

    Touch rugby, floorball, mini polo and netball are the team sports played after school in term 4.

    Don't forget to hand in the enrolment form for team sport opportunities for term 4. The deadline is … more

  • Props for production night

    We need some help to create props for the production. We need to make some basic scenery, a waka or boat and a bi-plane. Perhaps these could be built from light plywood or heavy card. Please do get … more

  • Assembly notes - 28 August

    Thank you to our great comperes, Tilly and Amelia.

    The whole song practiced some production songs: Gotta keep reading and Lost boy.

    Mrs Brown talked about Daffodil Day.

    Toby from Room 4 shared his … more

  • Sausage Sizzle

    The next sausage sizzle will be on Thursday 30 August. more

  • Daffodil Day

    On Friday 31 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

  • Notes from Assembly 14 August 2018

    Thanks to Aston and Jessica for a super job being Assembly Comperes.

    We practice some songs for production night: "gotta keep reading" and "never give up".

    The junior choir entertained us with the … more

  • Matairangi Open Morning

    Monday 13th August-9.30am to 12.00pm.

    The Matairangi Hub (rooms 8, 9 and 10) are offering an open morning for all parents and whanau from across the school to come in and look at how we have been … more

  • Welcome back to Term 3

    We hope you all had a good break and are ready for an action-packed term. The big focus this term is on our school production, which will be held on Tuesday 25 September. Mark the date, it'll be … more

  • Swimming festival

    The swimming festival will be held on Tuesday 31 July at Kilbirnie Aquatic Centre. Children had the choice between competitive or non competitive racing. This is a qualifying event for the Eastern … more

  • Puppet show

    What a great way to start the last week of school! We were entertained today by a puppet show, Te Rerenga - the Flight, which retold a Ngai Tahu legend about Pourangahua and her epic flight to … more

  • Union meeting

    The Primary School teachers’ union, NZEI, have advised us that there will be a union meeting at 2pm on Tuesday June 19th.  As an employer, we need to allow our staff to attend.   … more

  • Matariki celebration

    Celebrate the Maori New Year at Kilbirnie School!

    Thursday 14 June, 5 to 7pm. $5 per person (includes sausage, soup and bread).

    Matariki is the celebration of the Maori New Year and is a time to … more

  • Fun run fundraising

    Parentlink will be holding a School Fun-Run as a major fundraising event this year on Thursday, 17 May. They are trialling a new fundraising system, plese read the letter for more information.

    The … more

  • Notes from Assembly 8 May 2018

    Thanks Kaia and Lydia for being "Super Dooper" comperes!

    Our songs were Haere Mai, one of our two new songs to celebrate New Zealand month, and Paradise.

    We were lucky to have Kate McIlroy talking … more

  • Photo competition results

    Well done to all the students who have put an entry in the Kilbirnie School competition. The quality of the photos was amazing according to the judge, Simon Woolfe.

    And the winners are...

    People … more

  • Entertainment books

    ENTERTAINMENT BOOKS SCHOOL FUNDRAISER. 

    These are available through the school again this year at the same price of $65. We receive $13 for each book or digital membership sold. Pre-order the … more

  • Assembly Notes from 12 April

    Well done Thea and Sahara for being fabulous comperes!

    Michelle from Parentlink drew the results for the Pie the Principal raffle. Well done Langa and Lenny who will get the chance to pie Mr Austin … more

  • Goodbye Mrs Moses!

    Ros Moses will be finishing at Kilbirnie School at the end of Term 1. We will all miss her and wish to congratulate her on a distinguished career. The children will be given the chance to say … more

  • Welcome Ms Patel and Ms de Lange!

    We have appointed two new, full-time permanent staff members to work with the students at our school from the start of term 2. Asha Patel will teach in room 1 and Louise De Lange will work in room 8. … more

  • Ngake Hub Reading Information Meetings

    NGAKE HUB (JUNIOR SCHOOL) READING SESSIONS 

    Ever wondered how your child learns to read? The Ngake Hub teachers are again holding Reading Sessions, where we invite parents to come along and … more

  • Assembly notes from 13 March 2018

    Thank you to our great comperes today, Malachy and Hazel

    The whole school sang This is me and Hare Hikoi Hare

     Mr Dobson and Miss White reminded us about the school photography competition. … more

  • Photography competition

    All Kilbirnie School students are welcome to enter a photography competition. There are 4 categories: nature, landscape, people, creative. Please email your entry to jessica@kilbirnie.school.nz  … more

  • Friday sushi lunches

    Sushi lunches on Fridays have resumed. See the flyer for more information.

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  • Meet the teacher and student information form

    Meet the teacher: Tuesday 27 February

    This year we are providing an optional opportunity for parents to meet with teachers early in the year. This will give parents who wish to meet with their child& … more

  • Emergency kits

    Please remember to bring an emergency comfort kit for your child if you haven't already done it. It is a way of reassuring the children that they will have provisions if there is a disaster until … more

  • School information evening

    Thursday 15 February, 5 to 7pm

    5.00-6.00pm-Bring a picnic to the top field. Staff will be in attendance. Parentlink will be running a sausage sizzle and selling ice blocks if the weather is good. … more

  • Notes from Assembly 13 February 2018

    Our first assembly for the year was packed with exciting items. It was lovely to see all the children together again and to see some new faces joining the fold :-)

    Thank you to our first for the … more

  • School picnic at Khandallah Park

    Welcome back everyone!  We hope you had a super holiday and are now ready for a jam-packed term! On Thursday 8 February, the whole school will spend the day at Khandallah Park for a fun day of … 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Netsafe Meeting

    AN EVENING WITH NETSAFE.

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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!

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wrap it up sushi

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

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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!

    WHANAU!

    WE NEED YOUR HELP TO MAKE MARKET NIGHT A SUCCESS!

    WE NEED:

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

    TE WIKI O TE REO MĀORI

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • "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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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