• NZ Maths Families and whānau - suggestions for supporting your child’s maths learning at home. Ideas for sharing mathematics with your child using everyday experiences such as cooking, watching sport and recycling. FAQs and more.

  • Prodigy - a fun, interactive numeracy website children just love! Most of our students will have a login for this engaging, curriculum-aligned math platform. If not, you are able to set up a free account easily.

  • Maths dictionary – visual representation of many mathematical concepts. Excellent for developing understanding of vocabulary.

  • More maths games – lots to choose from. Some will require Flash player.

  • Math Playground – as well as the exciting games, be sure to check out the Maths Manipulatives and the Thinking Blocks. These provide great opportunities for you to talk with your child about maths.

Read aloud to your children and encourage them to read aloud to you too – it is an important factor in developing oral reading fluency and motivation to read. It is also an effective way to discuss incidental vocabulary meaning.

  • Ideas to help with literacy - You can help your child's learning every day, by supporting and encouraging them and being excited by their learning. Have a look at the year group for your child and have fun.

  • Scholastic Story Starters – engaging writing prompts across a range of genres

  • Dancemat - Dancemat typing is a great typing game to help teach children how to type correctly visit

  • Literacy Shed – video prompts for writing

  • BBC – interactive content/lessons/videos/quizzes on different writing skills

  • Reading Eggs/Eggspress

If you have any questions please contact your child's whānau teacher:

Kōtukutuku (Year 5/6)

Ti Kouka (Year 7/8)