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Device information for 2021

Mark Shearer —

This term, Year 5 / 6 students are able to bring their devices to school from week two. Your teachers would have been in touch with you about when they would like your child to bring it in.

Year 3 / 4 students are able to bring their devices from next week, week three. Your child's teacher should also let you know when they would like devices brought into school.

Over these first few weeks classes will work on their routines and practices for looking after and using computers responsibly, following our ORCA values.

If your child is coming into year 3 this year, you will need to sight and sign the ORCA eLearning Agreement. Your child will be revisiting these with their classroom teacher at all levels from Year 3 to Year 6.

Please discuss this with your child and sign a copy and return it to your child's class teacher.

You can find a copy of the document here

Below is some information you might find helpful to guide you with elearning at Whangaparaoa school.

Helpful Links for learning - here

Whangaparaoa e-Learning information / FAQ’s for parents - here

Netsafe have some excellent resources and strategies for helping with children and technology. You can visit their website here.

Please note that Chromebooks are the preferred device for both Whangaparaoa School and WGP College.