Useful Links for Parents
Meaningful learning can happen anywhere. Contact your child’s teacher for a QR code to sign up and view your child(ren)’s work.
- Mathletics – 3p Learning
Supports maths learning for years 1-13, both in the classroom and at home, through interactive activities, games and challenges.
- Mathseeds – 3p Learning
Teaches kids aged 3-9 the core maths and problem solving skills needed to be successful at school.
- Reading Eggs – 3p Learning
Makes learning to read interesting and engaging for kids.
- Sunshine Books
Sunshine Books is a long-established educational brand with a focus on early literacy and reading in English and other languages.
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- Education Review Office
ERO evaluates and reports on the education and care of children and young people in early childhood services and schools.
- GetWise ASB Parent Resources
ASB Bank resources for a parent to teach their children about financial literacy at home.
- Government Portal
Find information and services provided by New Zealand government organisations, local council and some community organisations
- Ministry of Education
This is the official site of the Ministry of Education (MOE) it has important information for anyone involved in the education scene in New Zealand. They also run a secondary site called Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI) which is primarily a learning resource centre.
A bilingual portal-plus web community which provides quality assured educational material for New Zealand teachers, school managers, and the wider education community
- TKI – For Parents
Parents are partners in the learning journey of their children. The Ministry of Education has a range of materials and information for parents to assist them to work in partnership with their local education centres and schools. The following links provide information and materials that may be of interest to parents.
- New Zealand Maths – Families and Whānau
New Zealand Maths – Web site for families – for a large selection of activities that you can try at home to help develop your child’s number knowledge.
- Bullying Free NZ
This website gives the definitions about what bullying is and other tips for parents and students. Our school works hard to discourage bullying and we are always talking to students about their actions and the choices they make. Please go to this website to find out about how you can assist your child about how not to be a target and how to tell on those who are making them afraid.
- All Right? Parenting
This website provides assistance for parents in helping with their child’s wellbeing. Well worth having a look at and it.
A website that encourages mindfulness and movement while on screen.
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- Search for ‘Papatoetoe South School‘ to find our school’s app.
- Click on the ‘Request Access Link’ option at the bottom of the screen. Please note you will need to have an email address to access this app. Access information will be emailed to you within approximately 24-48hrs.