When children learn from home, it’s important to make sure they stay safe online. Here’s a simple, FREE way to block the worst of the web. To Switch on Safety, you need to change the ‘DNS’ setting on your child’s device. Click here for simple instructions on how to do this.
These Sparklers activities have been shown to improve wellbeing and boost resilience. We recommend that you make these the focus of home learning with your whānau.
Start with an activity that appeals to you.
End the activity on a high note (sometimes literally)!
Be prepared to be 'in this together' with your child – sometimes it's uncomfortable to try new things, but hey, you're a great role-model because here you are!
Sites to support independent learning
This is a fantastic site for Year 7-8 students to learn about current events and to access non-fiction reading.