VLN Primary School


Kia ora koutou katoa

Naumai, haere mai ki te Kura Tuatahi - Akonga Aka Mariko. Welcome to the VLN Primary School online learning programmes for Semester 1 2019.

We have the spaces to take your kids places!

Our online classes & projects are open to any NZ children to participate. Here you will find information on our learning programmes, our eTeachers and the technology that we use. When you are ready to enrol, please click on the registration form link here or on any of the programme pages. Email primary@vln.school.nz if you have any questions or visit our website for further information. We look forward to hearing from you.

Final date for enrolments for Semester 1 will be Friday 22 February 2019. Late enrolments may be accepted and will be dependent on timetable and available space.

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  1. 2019 Semester One Enrolments Now Open

    Do you want your students to be #connectedlearners, lead their own learning and build key competencies? Do you want to share in the ... Read more…
  2. Te Reo Māori

    Nau Mai, Haere Mai. Our Te reo Māori programmes with Koka Jules and Whaea Ngawai are our most popular classes. Read more…
  3. Video: Kapa Haka with Koka Jules

    Parents in one VLN Primary school were skeptical that Kapa haka taught online would be any good, but these same parents gave their ... Read more…
  4. Free* Korean online language & culture classes

    Join our free* Korean online taster classes supported by the Korean Education Centre (KEC). Find out how your students can participate & ... Read more…
  5. Literacy Programmes

    Literacy Booster This programme has been developed to empower our Year 8 students with improved literacy skills and confidence as they ... Read more…
  6. Extension and Creative Classes

    We offer classes that extend learners in Maths, Astronomy, Digital Technology, Life Skills, Web Design and Visual Art. We welcome your ... Read more…
  7. More Language Classes

    We offer the following language and culture classes, aligned to NZC: Afrikaans, French, German, and Spanish. We use Google Classrooms with ... Read more…
  8. Asian Language Online Classes

    Whether you want your learners to get a taste for Asian Culture, or want your whole class or year group to study for the year, we offer a ... Read more…
  9. Global Connections - Making it Work

    Having been asked often, “How do you establish and maintain your global connections?” Geoff Wood details the nuts, bolts and issues ... Read more…
  10. How Does the VLN Primary Work?

    New to us or just looking for a refresher? Here you will find all the essential information you need about how we work. Read more…
  11. Using Google Classrooms to support student learning

    This year some of our eTeachers have been using Google Classrooms to share activities and resources with students and as a tool to collate ... Read more…