Pokeno School

Distance Learning 2022

Distance Learning 

Year 5 - 8:  Distance Learning Support

For these year groups we are loading daily tasks into Google Classroom so that learners whether they are at home or at school are able to complete the same learning.  

Learners also have access to Writing Legends, Mathletics and EPIC.  Teachers will be uploading assignments into these platforms and providing feedback to learners.  If you need support with passwords please email your child's teacher directly.

Alternatively, if you would like a Google Slides Presentation for your child to work through please email Stephanie Lee (s.lee@pokeno.school.nz).

If you need support with devices please email whanau leader Michele Watson (m.watson@pokeno.school.nz) to discuss options.

Year 3 & 4:  Distance Learning Support

For these year groups, we have a Google Slides Presentation available for learners to work through.  Please email Stephanie Lee (s.lee@pokeno.school.nz) for a copy to be shared with you.

Our Year 3 & 4 learners also have access to Reading Eggs and Mathletics.  Teachers will be loading assignments into these platforms that are aligned to our long term overview.  If you need passwords or logins to be sent home please contact your child's teacher directly.

If you need support with devices please email whanau leader Michele Watson (m.watson@pokeno.school.nz) to discuss options.

Year 1 & 2:  Distance Learning Support

Our Year 1 & 3 learners are able to access reading and math support through Reading Eggs.  We are also able to arrange a hardpack of learning.  If this is something that you would like could you please email Stephanie Lee (s.lee@pokeno.school.nz).

Learning Resources

Check out these links for even more resources you can use at home to support learning.


Mathletics supports learning for Years 1-13, both in the classroom and at home, through interactive activities, games and challenges.


Unlimited access to 40000 of the best books, audiobooks, videos, & more for kids 12 and under.


Amazon have released children's audio books free for students.


Yoga and mindfulness fun for kids - so they can enjoy the physical, mental and emotional benefits early. 


Pobble offers hundreds of high-quality, engaging, ready-made writing resources, all created by experienced teachers.


Kiwi Kids News is New Zealand's leading online news platform for young people. This site provides safe, educational, and engaging daily news articles.


New Zealand audio books, stories and music for kids of all ages.


Lesson plans and other resources that teachers, kaiako and whānau can use to support Home Learning


Everyday Science NZ's mission is to provide an online science education learning tool for primary schools in Aotearoa that supports teacher confidence, student achievement, and ecological citizenship.

Kids Greening Taupō have created the Online Nature Classroom to connect tamariki to nature and help them to understand the importance of biodiversity. 

Wellbeing Virtual Classroom

Check out our Wellbeing Virtual Classroom for a range of different resources to help you and your whanau get through.  

Each slide is completely interactive.  

By clicking on the different teachers, posters and objects around the classroom on each slide you will be taken to a range of different sites, videos, tutorials or activities that all support Mindfulness and Wellbeing.

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