Te Rapa Primary

Te Rapa Primary School

Year 0 - 2 Syndicate


Term 4

Useful Websites and Apps

Scroll down to find websites and apps that are useful for supporting your child's learning at home. These are loosely grouped under 'Literacy', 'Mathematics' and 'More to Explore'.

Websites to Support Literacy at Home
E-readers and More

 Sing along with the Jolly Phonics Songs to learn your letter sounds.

Zip and Mac 

Watch these Zip and Mac videos to help you learn all about letters.

Learn about letters, the sounds they make and practice writing them.
 In app purchases apply.
Tailored reading books for students, just like the ones they read in class. Enjoy the built in, interactive activities.
Email your teacher for a username and password .
Sunshine Online
A range of literacy and maths activities for all abilities.
See home learning books for a username and password.

Websites to Support Mathematics at Home
How You Can Help and More
Number Jacks

Number Blocks

Fun and educational maths Youtube clips.

Maths Ideas for Families

Lots of ideas about how you can do maths at home with things from around the house.
Learning at home: More from NZmaths

Ideas for doing more fun, five minute maths lessons with your children.

Basic Facts Practice
More to Explore
Science, Art and Technology
Natural History Museum

Dinosaurs and other exciting discoveries.

Art Activities with Tate Kids

 Fun art activities you can do at home.

Mindlab Kids

 Mind Lab Kids is an award winning science, technology, engineering and math online platform where kids can do challenges ranging from creating stop motion videos to building a drawbridge or making a pizza solar oven.


Nasa Kids' Club

 Welcome to NASA Kids’ Club – a place to play games and learn about NASA!

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids is a treasure trove of educational information. Parents can use the games, videos, and other resources to teach kids about animals, other countries, science, and related topics.

Suzy Cato 

Visit Suzy's World for fun interactive activities with a science focus.

Apps for iPads and Tablets

Click here to find out more.

Highly recommended. This NZ app supports phonics teaching in the classroom.
In app purchases apply.


TERM 4, 2022

Welcome to the Junior Teaching Team

Room 1 Morgan Foster - Year 1 

Room 2 Andrea Turner - Year 1 

Room 3 Nakita Cunningham - Year 1 & 2

Room 4 Jeanne van der Merwe - Year 2

Room 5 Karen Wymer - Year 2

Room 6 Christine Shadbolt - Year 2

Room 7 Diane Darlington & Fiona Greaves - Year 0

Release Teachers
Tania Wood, Maxime Ostermann, Anne Bell, Abbie Gibson

ORS Teacher
Abbie Gibson 

 Learning Support 
Rosemary Jacobs,  Adelle Turnbull and Paula Dinan