Welcome to Birkdale North School!

Since 1965 Birkdale North School has been known as an integral part of children’s education. We are a vibrant and diverse primary school in the suburb of Birkdale on the North Shore of Auckland.

We offer three learning pathways; Te Reo Medium, English Medium  and French Medium. We also host two satellite classes of Wairau Valley Special School, catering for special-needs children.

Our school vision is to prepare our learners for their future and immerse them in diversity, language and culture.

We encourage, demonstrate and celebrate our school values, that supports students with strategies to develop resilience and a sense of personal and social responsibility.

Our values reflect Respect, Integrity, Perseverance and Empathy

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Our classrooms

Te Reo Māori Medium

Our bilingual Te Reo Māori and English unit, Ngā Muka, creates a great environment for your children, exposing them to Māori culture.
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English Medium

Our children, Years 0 to 6, are divided into multi-year classrooms, allowing them to progress at their own pace.
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French Medium

Children are taught the NZ school curriculum, in English on Mondays and Tuesdays and in French immersion from Wednesday to Friday.
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What makes our school great!

Great Diversity

We celebrate the diversity, strengths and unique characteristics of each child’s identity, language and culture.

Passionate teachers

Our teachers are second to none in their enthusiasm, creativity, and sincere engagement with the children’s educational progress.

Caring environment

Fostering close, positive relationships with students and their families. Living our core values of respect, integrity, perseverance and empathy.

Life Long Learners

Life long learners who are innovative, inquiry focused and curious about the world around them by thinking critically, creatively and reflectively.

Swimming pool & large playing fields

Plenty of space to play and run around, a hall for school and community gatherings and a swimming pool.

No Zoning

Anyone across Auckland can enrol with many of our families travelling from all corners of the city.

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