Do you want your students to be #connectedlearners, lead their own learning and build key competencies? Do you want to share in the expertise of a growing collaborative network of schools? Enrolments are now open for Semester 1, 2021.

Our online classes & projects are open to any NZ children to participate from school or home. Children can participate independently in small groups, or with their teachers in a whole class situation. Our classes are most appropriate for Years 5 - 8, but children of any age can participate with the right levels of support. 

All classes run for a semester (15 weeks) beginning Term 1, week 5 and most continue for a second semester. Language classes are also available as 5 week tasters. Read our Protocols of Participation for more information.

We offer the following online classes: 

Aotearoa New Zealand:

  • Te Reo Māori 
  • Kapa Haka
  • NZ Sign Language
  • Shaping Aotearoa 
Kapa Haka Tane - Viscount School — Image by: Viscount School

Asian Languages & Culture:

  • Mandarin
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Filipino
Kiwitea Students Korean Cultural Day Nov 2017, Sunny Yang VLNP teacher — Image by: VLN Primary

Other Languages & Culture:

  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • Afrikaans
  • Pasifika 
Wairakei french classes with Sofie — Image by: Olivia Graham

Integrated Programmes:

  • Gifted& Going Deeper
  • Future Planners
  • Maths Phenomena
  • Risk vs Reward

Digital Technologies:

  • Digital Technologies
  • Web Design
  • Digital Citizenship
Digital Technologies @ Mangatawhiri School — Image by: Mangatawhiri

Creative Arts:

  • Design Mixer
  • Visual Arts
  • Song writing
Paparimu children join in Te Reo Māori Online  — Image by: Rachel Whalley

Literacy:

  • Creative Writing & Poetry
  • Speeches & Essays
  • Heroes & Villains

Science & Maths:

  • Biology
  • Matter & Material
  • Astronomy
  • Problem Solving Math Booster & Extension

Special Projects:

In addition to our weekly programmes you can join in special projects such as Global Connections - Over the Back Fence & our Rural Kids Project, or we support your ideas for collaborative projects.  Follow the links to find out more about these projects and how to participate.

Find out more:

View our full prospectus of programmes and how to participate.

Information flyer files are attached below

Information on all our classes including eTeacher Bios and Curriculum links are available on our website: vlnprimary.school.nz

Places fill up fast, so REGISTER YOUR SCHOOL TODAY

Final date for enrolments for Semester 1 will be Monday 22 February 2021. Late enrolments may be accepted but will be dependent on timetable and available space.