VLN Primary School


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Naumai, haere mai ki te Kura Tuatahi - Akonga Aka Mariko. Welcome to the VLN Primary School online learning programmes for 2020.

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.

Prepare now to participate in 2020!

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  1. 2020 VLN Primary 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. Te reo Māori programmes are one of our most popular classes. Read more…
  3. 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…
  4. Going deeper for gifted learners

    VLN Primary has recognised the need for affordable and specific opportunities for Gifted &Talented students to better understand ... Read more…
  5. Digital Technologies

    The new Digital Technologies Technology areas, (Computational Thinking and Designing and Developing Digital Outcomes), is to be be ... Read more…
  6. Digital Citizenship

    "A digital citizen understands the rights and responsibilities of inhabiting cyberspace" (MoE, TKI). "Digital citizenship is a powerful ... Read more…
  7. *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…
  8. 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…
  9. 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…
  10. More Language Classes

    We offer the following language and culture classes, aligned to NZC: Afrikaans, French, German, and Spanish. Read more…
  11. 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…
  12. Science Classes

    We offer classes that extend learners in Astronomy, Matter & Materials and Mrs Gren (Science). We welcome your ideas for other programmes ... Read more…
  13. 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…
  14. 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…
  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. 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…