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Welcome New Students!

We look forward to welcoming new students from all over the world in August, from Kalvskinnet to California, and from Singapore to Athens.

We are already enthusiastically planning and preparing for next school year. Below you will find some information to help you and your child prepare for their start at Birralee. The arrangements will be different to previous years, due the Covid-19 pandemic. However, we hope that it will be equally enjoyable and informative as in other years. Best regards,

Elin J. Hitchman Principal


What's Next? A Roadmap to School Start 30 June Welcome letter with practical information about school start sent. From 2 August - ASP Start (Year 1 - Year 4) Each child will be welcomed by a member of the ASP staff. 16 August - First Day of School 08:30 Start school day Staff will be out on the Playground to help new students find their classroom.

September - Curriculum Evening Teachers provide information about the curriculum and programme of activities throughout the term.


ASP opens during most August planning days! Please note that ASP will be open on all weekdays prior to school start in August except for the Planning Day on Monday 9 August. Parents can sign up for ASP here.


School Milk TINE provides a school milk service where you can order milk for your child to be delivered during school. To read more and order please visit TINE's Website.


Holidays and Applications for Leave The first day of school is Monday 16th August, if your child will not be present please remember that you must apply for Leave in advance. Planning ahead? Please see the school calendar on the website.


Join the Birralee Community! Parents and other family members are invited to join the Birralee Community and to like/follow us on the school's Social Media channels. Your support is much appreciated!


Questions? Please do not hesitate to contact us ( if you have any questions related to your child's start at Birralee. We are always happy to help! :)

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Margot Tønseth
Margot Tønseth
Jun 16, 2021

It has been so good to follow you all during your 2020-2021 school year. I hope you all have a happy Summer holiday. What a memorable school year this has been. Good luck to those of you who are leaving Birralee now and welcome back to those who are returning !


Margot Tønseth

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