Children learn best when there is a strong home-school partnership supporting their learning. Community engagement is one of the principles in the New Zealand Curriculum and encompasses establishing strong home-school partnerships where students, teachers and whanau work together to achieve positive learning outcomes.

Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education’s website is an excellent resource and has lots of advice on reading, writing and maths for each year group. Please click on the button below to find out more.

Reading, Writing and Maths

Click on the buttons below to access more general information and ideas to support your child’s learning at home.

Team Learning Blogs

Other ideas can be found on your child’s learning team blog.


You will also find links on how to help at home at the top of your child’s Hero reading, writing and maths pages and in some of the Hero posts from teachers.

If you have any specific questions or concerns about your child’s progress and achievement, please make a time to talk to your child’s T group teacher.