So you're the teacher now? Tips and strategies (click here for ideas)

  TV programmes

If you are not able to get on line you can watch these learning programmes 

Home Learning TV | Papa Kāinga TV

 TVNZ 2 + 1 Freeview Channel 7) and Sky channel 502    9am to 3pm on school days. Some lessons will also be available on TVNZ On Demand.

There will be content for parents and whānau with preschool children and tamariki, and lessons for those aged 5 to 15 years of age will cover a broad curriculum that includes movement, music, physical education, wellbeing, numeracy, literacy and science through an integrated approach to curriculum. 

Māori Television 9am to 3pm. for reo Māori learners of all ages, with a focus on those who are aged 0-18, covering ākonga in kōhungahunga (early learning), kura tuatahi (primary) and wharekura (secondary). It will be aligned to Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and contain age appropriate content that tamariki can do on their own, with their siblings or together as a whānau. Content will focus on building skills in speaking te reo Māori, and ensure that te reo Māori is being spoken and heard in the home. 



These will come to your children in the next week or so. They will have activities that should be fun to do. Use these as it suits you.

Farm kits       Using the parts of the kit.   Using the STEM and what if cards.    Farm kit website - with supporting information in Samoan, Tongan and Maori. 


The Ministry of Education is working to send out chromebooks. There are many going out and they will give them to secondary students first but they hope to get them out to your children too. These chromebooks will be the property of the school but will be delivered to your house for your child to use while we are locked down. Do take care of the device and the battery charger and write the password in the chromebook box.

How to get the device going. If you are still stuck after following these steps, send an email to [email protected] and when we are open we will make a time for you to come in so we can get everything set up. 

Art competition

Please find attached a fun city rail link art comp while kids are still at home. Kids can submit a cool artwork to city link for them to be printed on tiles and displayed in the new underground train station.


Parent guide : How to get Seesaw set up. Y5-8                Y1-4

Watch this video to learn more about Seesaw


Home timetables: A suggested timetable for your child's day. Y1-2Y3-6. Y7-8