Useful Websites for Parents

The following are some useful websites which may be of interest to parents.  The first 3 sections can provide some helpful hints and extra activities to help your child’s learning.  The final section provides information regarding schools and National Standards.

Maths

www.nzmaths.co.nz

'Families' section dedicated to supporting your child at home.

 

www.multiplication.com

 

 

www.sumdog.com

 

Literacy

www.starfall.com

 

 

www.spellingcity.com

 

All Learning Areas

www.bbc.co.uk/schools 

 

General School Information

www.ero.govt.nz

Education Review Office

 

http://nzcurriculum.tki.org.nz/National-Standards/Supporting-parents-and-whanau

Information to support parents and families with the National Standards

 

http://www.minedu.govt.nz/Parents.aspx

Parents’ section of the Ministry of Education website

National Standards Support Material

The Ministry of Education have developed a series of brochures to assist parents to develop an understanding of the standards at each year level, as well as how to help children at home.  Please click here to link to the Ministry of Education website where you can locate the documents for each year level.

Other Websites of Interest

http://www.kiwifamilies.co.nz/topic/school-age/activities-school-age/  (Kiwi Families - activities for school age children)