There are a number of different services that can be accessed through our school. Please take a look at some of the support available below or contact the office if you have further questions.
Useful sites for parents
- Switch on Safety - provides advice about managing children's devices while learning from home.
- parents.education.govt.nz - practical information on supporting your child's learning from the Ministry of Education
- nzmaths.co.nz/families - ideas on how to support your child's maths learning at home
- Keeping in Real Online provides tools and advice about online behaviours and how parents can help manage their child's internet use.
- Netsafe provides the lates information and tools about keeping safe online for parents and young people.
- Talanoa Ako is an interactive educational app for Pacific parents developed by New Zealand’s Ministry of Education.
Talanoa Ako means to talk about education and learning. This is what this app will get your family doing in a fun, engaging, and easy way through interactive talanoa activities. The App features include swipe to read, record yourself, a customisable Family Plan, a customisable Goals plan and a Shareable Calendar planner.
Families can access the app in full synchronised audio in any of the 10 Pacific languages (‘Gana Tuvalu, Gagana Samoa, Gagana Tokelau, Gasav Ne Faeag Rotuam, Lea Faka Tonga, Na Vosa Vakaviti, Solomon Islands, Taetae ni Kiribati, Te Reo Māori Kuki Airani, Vagahau Niue) and English.
Mana Kidz is a free nurse-led, school health programme which addresses important health issues for tamariki. Healthcare is delivered by registered nurses and whānau support workers who are based in schools during the school term.
At the centre of the Mana Kidz programme is rheumatic fever prevention, but comprehensive healthcare which includes vision and hearing checks, skin infection treatment and general health assessments is also provided. Parents/caregivers may request a referral to the nurse through the school office.
Mana Kidz facebook https://www.facebook.com/manakidz.nz for relevant community health messages.
Social Workers in Schools (SWiS) are qualified, registered social workers who work alongside students and whanau to support finding solutions to challenges that may impact on children’s education and well-being. Parents/caregivers may request a referral to our social worker who is in school every week on a Wednesday.
Auckland Regional dental Services runs a mobile clinic on site. Free dental assessments and care are provided for children and adolescents in the greater Auckland area. You can contact ARDS on 0800 TALK TEETH or 0800 825 583