Kia ora e te whānau,

The HTCPS Home Learning Google Site is our way of providing learning activities and tasks for those who are at home because of this Pandemic. In any situation of a lockdown, or where learning must resume at home away from school, this is the place to access those learning opportunities for your child.

The site has a few pages, where you can click on the Junior or Senior Learning pages and the individual Learning Community pages will drop down – then click on the learning community page that is right for your child/ren. The site can be found HERE.

If and when necessary, Kaitiaki/teachers will be meeting with students for teaching/instruction and social time online either by “zoom or google meet.” The Kaitiaki/teachers will send links out to families by HERO posts or by email – please keep an eye out for them!

We know and understand how difficult and challenging it is to be working from home whilst trying to support your children’s learning (our very own teachers/kaitiaki are also doing this with their own families at home – working, studying and doing schoolwork!!). Thank you for the great learning work that you do with the children. Remember to do just what is right for you and your family and your circumstances!

We recommend you ONLY choose 2-3 learning activities a day (in total) from the HTCPS Home Learning site, for the children to do.

It is really important that as part of your whānau’s home learning “rhythm” for each day, that you also include in your day, time for –

  • prayer time
  • exercise time
  • play time
  • family/whānau time
  • reading together time
  • TV time – especially any educational TV programmes

Remember CHOOSE what is right for your whanau’s learning at home! We want you to share all your great home learning with us so please do keep posting to your child’s HERO ‘Our Learning Wall’.

Our Teachers/Kaitikai will endeavour to make contact with you to see how you all are at home and how we can support further with home learning. Our Teachers/Kaitiaki are available to answer any email queries you may have – we will endeavour to respond on the same day SO do make contact with us so we can help out.

Our focus as always will be to support the learning, safety and wellbeing of our rangatahi and tamariki and we continue to be here to support you as well.

Please don’t hesitate to contact your child’s kaitiaki if there is something you need assistance with.

Every Blessing

Peta Lindstrom

To access the Google Learning Site, click HERE