Lockdown Learning

Stay Connected

Seesaw is an online system where we share learning. It can be accessed through the app or on a computer.

Download the Skool loop app to keep up to date with notices from school.

The Ministry of Education is partnering with TVNZ to deliver entertaining educational programming for our tamariki.

Story Time

Reading is our school focus for 2021. This term we have our Book Fair and Reading Week. Teachers are using Distance Learning to share stories with you. We hope you enjoy them. Maybe you can send us your favourite story to share.

Rāpare 1 Maramatekau

The Great Aaa-Ooo by Jonny Lambert

Rāpare 30 Mahuru

Stormy Weather by Debi Gliori

Rāapa 29 Mahuru

Kahukura

Rātu 28 Mahuru

The Scariest Thing In the Garden by Craig Smith & Scott Tulloch

Rāhina 27 Mahuru

Three Billy Goats Gruff

Rāmere 24 Mahuru

The Little Yellow Digger by Betty & Alan Gilderdale

Rāpare 16 Mahuru

Prince Cinders by Babette Cole

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Rāapa 22 Mahuru

Hoha the Taniwha

Rātu 21 Mahuru

The Wish Cat by Ragnhild Scamell

Rāhina 20 Mahuru

Tigger bounces into Fall by Ronald Kidd

Te wiki o te Reo Māori

Rāpare 16 Mahuru

Rua and Te Manu

Te wiki o te Reo Māori

Rāapa 15 Mahuru

Māui and the Sun

Te wiki o te Reo Māori

Rātū 14 Mahuru

In the Beginning retold and illustrated by Peter Gossage

Te wiki o te Reo Māori

Rāhina 13 Mahuru

Māui and the Father of the Eels.

Friday 10 September

Aroha's Way - Rebekah Lipp and Craig Phillips

Thursday 9 September

The Three Little Lambs by Sher Foley

Wednesday 8 September

Keep Running, Gingerbread Man by Steve Smallman

Tuesday 7 September

Let's Go | Ta 'Alu By Feana Tu‘akoi

Monday 6 September

Hairy Maclary’s Showbusiness by Lynley Dodd

Friday 3 September

Space Alien at Planet Dad by Lucinda Gifford

Thursday 2 September

Hairy Maclary's Caterwaul Caper by Lynley Dodd

Wednesday 1 September

Octopants by Suzy Senior and Claire Powell

Tuesday 31 August

Knock Knock, Who’s There? By Sally Grindley and Anthony Browne

Monday 30 August

Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney.

Friday 27 August

We’re Off to Find a Kiwi by Juliette MacIver & Kate Wilkinson

Thursday 26 August

Hairy Maclary Scattercat by Lynley Dodd

Wednesday 25 August

There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Weta by P.Crumble

Tuesday 24 August

WeirDo 13 Weirdomania by Anh Do

Monday 23 August

Sorry by Michael Rosen / Nick Butterworth - poem

Learning Resources

Literacy

Read to me

This site streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

Storytime

Goodnight Kiwi and Cat are joined by celebrity storyteller to bring the magic of New Zealand bedtime story books to life!

EPIC

A digital library with a range of books. Check with your class teacher for your class code.

Learn to Read

Starfall, Where Children Have Fun Learning to Read with interactive stories and letter sounds, For younger students.

Sunshine online

Books for literacy and maths for younger students. Contact the class teacher for your code.

Loving2Read

Join the "Wild and Crazy Kids" Reading Club. It's wild, it's crazy, it's free. Kids will wiggle and giggle as they devour thousands of “just right” books. All ages.

Alphabet sounds

Jolly Phonics: Sing along with the actions to learn the different sounds that letters make.

2 Letter Sounds

Jolly phonics: Sing along and learn the rules of sounds that 2 letters make together.

Letterland

Hear and say the letter sounds using this site.

Write with Murray

Series of mini lessons run by Murray Gadd motivating and giving ideas for writing.

Simple Readers online

Tar Heel Reader, is a collection of free, easy-to-read, and accessible books on a wide range of topics. Each book can be speech enabled. C rating is for caution as the subject might be scary. Some books are available in other languages.

Sing along and learn

Jack Hartmann has a youtube channel with many educational videos - counting, reading basic words, and many other things. For younger students.

Maths

Basic Facts

Pick your level and challenge your self to know your facts. For all ages.

Interactive maths games

Fun games to reinforce maths concepts and basic facts. For all levels.

Maths videos

Studyladder is an online english literacy & mathematics learning tool. Kids activity games, worksheets and lesson plans. Ask the class teacher if you have a class.

Learning at home


Suggestions for how to support students' maths learning when they are unable to attend school. Includes weekly plans for students in years 1-10

Fun Maths online games

Hundreds of fun educational games and activities for kids to play online. Topics include math, geography, animals, and more.

Maths for all ages


Make math learning fun and effective with Prodigy Math Game. All in-game educational content is free. Sign up today!

Health and P.E.

PE Resource, Term 3, Week 4.pdf

Aktive- Keep Auckland Active

Week 5

A weekly set of activities to find different ways to keep moving and the heart pumping.

PE Resource, Term 3, Week 6 (1).pdf

Aktive- Keep Auckland Active

Week 6

A weekly set of activities to find different ways to keep moving and the heart pumping.

PE Resource, Term 3, Week 7 (1).pdf

Aktive- Keep Auckland Active

Week 7

A weekly set of activities to find different ways to keep moving and the heart pumping.

PE Resource, Term 3, Week 8 (1).pdf

Aktive- Keep Auckland Active

Week 8

A weekly set of activities to find different ways to keep moving and the heart pumping.

PE Resource, Term 3, Week 9 (1).pdf

Aktive- Keep Auckland Active

Week 9

A weekly set of activities to find different ways to keep moving and the heart pumping.

PE Resource, Term 3, Week 10.pdf

Aktive- Keep Auckland Active

Week 10

A weekly set of activities to find different ways to keep moving and the heart pumping.

Mix up your lockdown walk.-compressed (1).pdf

Keep Active

Want to want some more interest into your daily walk? Pick one of these 20 ideas to keep motivated.

Sparklers at home

Supporting Tamariki home-learning and wellbeing. A site which is full of fun, wellbeing boosting activities, adapted straight from tamariki fave classroom activities.

Be active or calm

Great website for dancing, mindfulness, stretching and many other things. It is free to make an account. Have fun with it!! Take turns choosing videos.

Other Learning Areas

Activities at the Museum

While the doors to the Museum are closed, you can experience some of the best parts of Tāmaki Paenga Hira right here. Watch how volcanoes are made, make native birds come alive in a puzzle, deep dive into one of our blogs or discover some fun and educational activities to entertain the kids.

Answers the ‘why’ questions

A place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages. Each day, an intriguing question is posed and explored in a variety of ways.

Speak Māori for Kids

Learn how to pronounce vowels and words with these video tutorials. Great for adults and children.

Te Reo Singalong

Sharon Holt, has created this site for children with Te Reo Singalong Books. The author introduces today’s book and explains some of the Māori vocabulary and pronunciation in the book.

Rauemi (Te Wiki o Te Reo) (1).pdf

Healthy Active Learning team have created a resource that provides the Māori translation of different physical activities and sporting phrases.

Science

San Diego Zoo- Live Cam

Great entertainment - watching animals in a zoo live on camera. Great for writing and oral language.

Our wonderful world

Find amazing facts about animals, science, history and geography, along with fun competitions, games and more. Visit National Geographic Kids today!

Nature Mission for Kiwi Kids

Kia ora! Do missions and open your wild eyes! Learn nature ninja skills, get crafty, hunt poo and discover amazing stuff outdoors.