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VLN Primary School

2019 ONLINE CLASSES

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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Kapa Haka Tane - Viscount School

Kapa Haka

by VLN Primary

Parents in one VLN Primary school were skeptical that Kapa haka taught online would be any good, but these same parents gave their tamariki a standing ovation for their performance at end of year assembly! Read about the benefits of Kapa haka from our awesome kaiako Koka Jules.

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NZSL - New Zealand Sign Language

by Rachel Whalley

We LOVE that through our schools sharing their expertise, we are able to offer New Zealand Sign Language classes online.

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Mitiaro Students from the Cook Islands connect with students at Rosmini College.

Te Reo Māori Kuki Airani

by Rachel Whalley

Connect with learners in the Pacific to learn te reo Māori Kuki Airani (Cook Islands Māori)

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Kiwitea Students Korean Cultural Day Nov 2017, Sunny Yang VLNP teacher

Korean Language and Culture - Free for 2022

by VLN Primary

Sunny Yang, our Korean teacher, is excited to be teaching her native language here in New Zealand with the VLN Primary School.

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Mrs Gren - Science

by Rachel Whalley

How does Mrs Gren work? What makes a cats and dogs so different? Why can some birds not fly?

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Physical Sciences

by Rachel Whalley

Why is a diamond so strong and clear while lead is so brittle and dark?

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Literacy Programmes

by VLN Primary School

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Extension and Creative Classes

by VLN Primary School

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

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Design Intro

by Jen Hammonds

Could you be a designer? A successful designer needs to see further than what ‘looks pretty’ and delve into function. We explore a mix of design styles and dip our toes in a little further in areas of class interest.

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Financial Literacy

Risk versus Reward !

by Rachel Whalley

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Language

More Language Classes

by VLN Primary School

We offer the following language and culture classes, aligned to NZC: Afrikaans, French, German, and Spanish.

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Rosmini Year 7 and 8 students connected to students in Busan, South Korea

Asian Languages

by Rachel Whalley

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 range of online Asian language classes to suit their needs.

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Connecting Globally

Global Connections - Making it Work

by Geoff Wood

Having been asked often, “How do you establish and maintain your global connections?” Geoff Wood details the nuts, bolts and issues relating to this.

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Wairakei french classes with Sofie

Top 10 Tips for supporting your online learners

by Lucie Lindsay

Learning online with the VLN Primary is a partnership with participating schools; between school principals, classroom teachers, online teachers, school learning support people and whānau. We all have a part to play to ensure our learners are well supported. Here’s our top ten tips for supporting our learners:

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Olivia Graham & Melanie Matthews present at ULearn17

How Does the VLN Primary Work?

by VLN Primary School

New to us or just looking for a refresher? Here you will find all the essential information you need about how we work.

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Online teaching and learning becomes more visible using this platform

Using Google Classrooms to support student learning

by Sofie Jacobs

This year some of our eTeachers have been using Google Classrooms to share activities and resources with students and as a tool to collate and evaluate student work. eTeacher, Sofie Jacobs, shares her experiences so far.

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