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  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 2 will be Monday 1st July 2019. Late enrolments may be accepted but will be dependent on timetable and available space.

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  1. OnlineTaster Classes

    Schools who are new to the VLN Primary can now have their membership fee waived when they enrol in a 5 week taster class. Jump right in ... Read more…
  2. Kapa Haka

    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…
  3. *NZSL - New Zealand Sign Language

    We LOVE that through our schools sharing their expertise, we are now able to offer New Zealand Sign Language classes online. Thanks to Jo ... Read more…
  4. Te Reo Māori Kuki Airani

    Connect with learners in the Pacific to learn te reo Māori Kuki Airani (Cook Islands Māori) Read more…
  5. Korean Language and Culture

    Join our free* Korean online classes supported by the Korean Education Centre (KEC). Find out how your students can participate & take ... Read more…
  6. Mrs Gren - Science

    How does Mrs Gren work? What makes a cats and dogs so different? Why can some birds not fly? Read more…
  7. Matter & Materials

    Why is a diamond so strong and clear while lead is so brittle and dark? Read more…
  8. 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…
  9. Extension and Creative Classes

    We offer classes that extend learners in Maths, Life Skills, Web Design and Visual Art. We welcome your ideas for other programmes we can ... Read more…
  10. Logo Design

    Could you be a logo designer? A successful logo designer needs to be able to see further than what ‘looks pretty’. They explore how to ... Read more…
  11. Investing in the Stock Market

    Risk versus Reward! Read more…
  12. More Language Classes

    We offer the following language and culture classes, aligned to NZC: Afrikaans, French, German, and Spanish. Read more…
  13. Asian Languages

    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…
  14. 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…
  15. Top Ten Tips for learner support

    Learning online with the VLN Primary is a partnership with participating schools; between school principals, classroom teachers, online ... Read more…
  16. 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…
  17. 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…