|Welcome to Birchwood School ©|
Welcome to Birchwood School's 'window to the world!'. I hope you will find our website interesting and informative.
Our aim is to make our site as interactive as possible. PLEASE visit 'OUR BLOGS' where you will find opportunities to connect and engage in your child's learning.
Please feel free to contact us directly should you require further information or clarification of any issue.
Birchwood School is a U4 contributing primary school situated in the suburb of Stoke in the city of Nelson. The school is situated in a safe residential area close to the Stoke shopping centre and adjacent to the Monaco resort. The school meets the needs of students from New Entrants through to Year Six.
The school caters for families who live on the western side of Nayland Road and in recent years has experienced roll growth from new families in the Aldinga Ave subdivisions. Easy access from this area is gained by means of some well-placed walkways. The school opened in 1976 and has an outstanding reputation in the community.
Birchwood School has a roll of approximately 275 children, divided amongst 11 classrooms. The school is fortunate to have spacious grounds with plenty of room for development. New enrolments are always welcome and there is no enrolment scheme in place.
|MISSION STATEMENT - OUR VISION ©|
We make this happen when we challenge ourselves to:
Birchwood School interprets the Key Competencies through our Learners Qualities.
I just looked at your website. It looks great! It's easy to read, fresh, inviting and the branding is strong. Well done!
Hope your year has started well.
Cheers, Craig" - School Branding Matters - Christchurch.
Our term dates are set to coincide with the Stoke Cluster of schools. Please note that some terms may include Teacher Only Days for Professional Learning.
|Term 3||27th Aug ~ 25th Sep ~ 2015|
|Term 4||12th Oct ~ 18th Dec ~ 2015|
|Term One 2016||2nd Feb ~ 15th Apr ~ 2016|
|Term Two 2016||2nd May ~ 8th Jul ~ 2016|
|Term Three 2016||25th Jul ~ 23rd Sep ~ 2016|
|Term Four 2016||10th Oct ~ 16th Dec ~ 2016|
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|BIRCHWOOD CUP ©|
SCHOOL LEADERS are elected by the students twice each year.
The BIRCHWOOD CUP is awarded each week to a student who has demonstrated outstanding ability in a variety of ways.
The PRINCIPAL'S CHALLENGE is awarded each term to one student from each room who has demonstrated excellence in one of our 'Learners Qualities'.
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