Learning at Home

Learning at Home

Information for parents/caregivers regarding 'Learning at Home'...

Learning at Home

  • School holidays will be 30th March to 14th April inclusive.
  • Work will be provided until the end of this week and for the period of the 15th-24th April at this stage.

Helpful websites from MoE with learning resources: 
https://www.learningfromhome.govt.nz/  and https://www.kauwhatareo.govt.nz/ki-te-ao-marama/ 

Advice for parents and whanau from the MoE:
https://learningfromhome.govt.nz/getting-ready/advice-for-parents-and-whanau

Some amazing resources to explore at home:
http://www.amazingeducationalresources.com/ 

Advice from the MoE on looking after your wellbeing:
https://learningfromhome.govt.nz/wellbeing

Itinerant Music:
Information will follow relating to online learning options for Itinerant Music

Net NZ and Te Kura:
Students participating in Net NZ and Te Kura Courses proceed as normal with your learning, follow the advice from your teachers.


What can I expect during this isolation period? 

  • To be provided with appropriate work for your child(ren)
  • 1 face-to-face session by Zoom each week – may be conference style with multiple participants - please visit zoom.us to practice for your conference!
  • 1 check-in email or phone call with student/parent each week

Please keep checking your school/home emails and Google Classroom for additional information and work. Don't hesitate to contact your teachers if you need to. At the end of our isolation period, all resources including completed work will be expected to be returned to teachers for marking. Please retain all completed work.


Teaching Staff email addresses:

Kate Staniford: [email protected]
Tim Samson: [email protected]
Hilary Grant: [email protected]
James Prasad: [email protected]
Taylor Pennell: [email protected]
Fiona McLaughlin: [email protected]
Caro Bopp: [email protected]
Alyssa McDougall: [email protected]
Maree Parker: [email protected]
Maryann Darmody: [email protected]
Janet Lean: [email protected]
Emily Currall: [email protected]
Nathan Bloxham: [email protected]
Fiona Wilkinson: [email protected]


Removing data caps for internet usage:

Please be advised most of the major telcos have now removed data caps and the possibility of any extra charges based on usage. If your internet provider is not listed below, it may pay to contact them about this issue.

Please see the links to those major companies below if your child working from home need further support with this.

SPARK - https://www.spark.co.nz/help/covid-19/

“Removing overage charges for customers who are on data-capped broadband plans, so they won’t have to worry about paying extra to stay connected. This applies to both small and medium business and consumer customers;”

VODAFONE - https://news.vodafone.co.nz/covid-19-care

“The removal of data caps from data-capped Broadband plans for consumers and small to medium-sized businesses until at least the end of June 2020”

VOCUS/SLINGSHOT - https://help.slingshot.co.nz/hc/en-us/articles/900000386943-Our-action-against-COVID-19

“We removed all the data caps from our plans to better enable you to work from home during this time of social distancing and self-isolation.”

2DEGREES - https://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/help-and-support/mobile/your-account/covid-19/

“Any customer who was on a limited data plan on or before Friday, March 20 will now receive unlimited data through until June 2020.”

YRLESS - www.yrless.co.nz

"Late last year we made unlimited plans available to all clients on our Wireless network, so there are no data caps for anyone who has updated their plans."