Announcement : 

Mōrena Whānau Welcome to 2023 Homai whānau. Trust that you all had an enjoyable festive season. Please note the following important dates: New enrolments – Tuesday 24 January 2023 – Thursday 26 January 2023 from 9:00am – 2:00pm Term 1 – School starts for all learners on Thursday 2 February 2023 We are looking forward to 2023 and cannot wait to welcome our tamarki back to school.

Literacy Games

Literacy Websites to Support Your Child’s Learning in Reading
Click on any of the Website Names below to visit their site

Website Name Notes
National Library Reviews of recent titles recommended as read aloud books
Carol Hurst Children’s literature site includes information about reading aloud and suggested titles for each level (focus on US title)
Mem Fox  A passionate advocate of reading aloud. Demonstrates on her site how to read aloud and provides wealth of articles and resources. See her ‘Ten read Aloud commandments’
Jim Trelease on Reading The goal is help children make books into friends
Nancy Keane A list of read aloud books organised by theme, age group etc
Study Ladder Study ladder has thousands of engaging learning resources for children; including games, video tutorials and printable activity sheets
ABC Literacy To spell words using common spelling patterns
BBC Bitesize Topics, games, grammar, punctuation and spelling
Reading Games Create and record your own stories, Read story books, Rhyme works
Starfall At Starfall, children have fun while they learn
Top Marks Helping teachers and parents save time finding excellent online educational resources
Good Reads Over 70 tried and tested great books to read aloud. A project of children’s laureate and author, Jacqueline Wilson
Oxford Owl Enjoy helpful tips and activities to support your children’s learning and discover 250 eBooks
NZ Pacific Books Favourite read aloud books
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