From time to time we may need to access online learning if the school is closed for any reason. The learning is provided through Seesaw and is set by classroom teachers. During online learning time teachers will mark work, interact with students and whānau and give feedback on work completed

General Resources

Twinkl - Twinkl has heaps and heaps of content across all learning areas. They have opened up free access to parents.

Te Reo Māori





TV/ Videos with some educational value:


  • Storybots - science videos with catch songs, ok for all ages.

  • Daniel Tiger - for junior students, good discussions about emotions and values.

  • Our Planet - wildlife documentary

  • Brainchild - science talk show for kids

  • Who Was? - a fun history show

  • If I Were An Animal - animal facts

  • Dream Big - One for the budding builders and engineers

TVNZ OnDemand:

Access via Heihei to make sure you only get kid friendly content

  • Kiri & Lou - 5 minute videos with calming music and good discussion of values.

  • Goodnight Kiwi - NZ celebrities (and Jacinda Ardern!) reading NZ picture books.

  • Horrible Histories - funny but accurate historical stories

  • Junk Rescue - encourage creativity - let your kids loose with the recycling and see what they can make.

  • Kitchen Science - Scientist Dr Michelle Dickinson (Nanogirl) does cool experiments with household ingredients.

  • Speak Māori for Kids - your tamariki can practice their reo

YouTube (YouTube needs to be supervised - children can easily get on to inappropriate content, we recommend using YouTube kids if possible).

Mindfulness and calming activities:


This is a beautiful shout out to our teachers, parents and especially our children in these uncertain times.