There are a range of online tools that are used in school and can be accessed from home to assist your child in their learning. Below are a number of links to websites and learning tools. They are sorted into different learning areas, however, some cover more than one learning area.
In some cases students will need to have an account set up by their teacher first. If this is a tool that is normally used in the classroom they will already have an account. If not, contact the teacher via email.
Some websites allow sign in using google. All of our students have a google account. For Years 1 - 4, the teacher will share this with you. If your child has forgotten their details, please contact the classroom teacher who will be able to assist. Websites that require a login usually track or record progress, unlike websites that don't require a login.
Some websites also have parent access so that you can set tasks for your child.
Many of these sites are free to use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Teachers will communicate with you via Seesaw regarding the websites that are suitable for your child. Please check seesaw regularly
For work that is more specific to your child, Google Classroom will be used. The Senior students already use Google Classroom and will be able to access that now. The Year 1 - 4 students are learning how to do this now. Here is a video on how to use Google Classroom.
This is a pack of activities for kids to do around the home. There are some helpful recipes and fun activities for everyone.
Twinkl - Free membership for parents. Use code: NZLTWINKLHELPS. This website has resources for all curriculum areas.
Khan Academy - requires account website as well as app
Studyladder - requires account
ReadWorks - requires account
ReadTheory - requires account
Epic - requires account website as well as app
Steps - requires account
Children's stories - no account needed
Reading Bear letter sounds
Reading Eggs - requires account
Into the book - no account needed
Storybird - requires account
Writing Legends - requires account
Alphablocks - Junior literacy videos
Pobble365 - Creative writers, no account needed
Other learning areas
P.E. - Go Noodle
Digital Technologies - Coding
All subjects - BrainPop - Free access
Te Reo Māori - Reo
Sumdog - requires account website as well as app
Prodigy - requires account
E Ako - requires account
Prototec - no account needed
Maths Buddy - requires account
Number Blocks - Junior Maths videos
The Ministry of Education have also got a website for online learning https://learningfromhome.govt.nz/
School is now closed. As teachers get their online learning programmes ready, links to individual classwork will be added below.