Online Learning Sites

Online Learning Websites

General Learning:


Seesaw is a simple way for teachers and students to record and share what's happening in the classroom. Seesaw gives students a place to document their learning, be creative and learn how to use technology. Each student gets their own journal and will add things to it, like photos, videos, drawings, or notes.


Studyladder is a site that provides educational resources across a wide range of subjects. It was created by a team of experienced school teachers who could not find the resources they needed on-line. It provides parents and teachers with resources to help students learn.

Ministry Learning from Home TV 

The Ministry of Education has partnered with TVNZ to deliver an educational TV channel for our tamariki during lockdown. Home Learning TV will provide teacher-led lessons for 5 – 15-year-olds, with short breaks featuring TVNZ and HEIHEI entertainment shows.

Ministry Learning from Home Supports

Teachers and leaders can use these resources for supporting learning from home for ākonga from early learning through to Year 8. Download and print them to create a tailored learning pack. These resources will complement your school’s learning programme. You can also direct parents and whānau to these resources online.


Reading Eggs 

Reading Eggs is created as a unique online world where children learn to read. It supports each child’s learning by offering individual, one-on-one lessons that allow children to progress at their own rate.

Story Bird 

Storybird lets anyone make visual stories in seconds. We curate artwork from illustrators around the world and inspire writers of any age to turn those images into original stories. It's a simple idea that has attracted millions of writers, readers, and artists to our platform.


Epic is the world's leading online children's subscription book service offering immediate, on-demand access to over 40,000 high-quality illustrated books and chapter books for children ages 12 and under.


Save time and engage your pupils! Free inspiring lesson ideas, incredible images, story starters, questions, and writing prompts. 365 days of the year

Sunshine online 

Sunshine Online is based on a real literacy and maths program – delivered digitally! The e-book is the first focus, followed by interactive activities that explore a range of skills from the text. The program is supported by phonics e-books and activities, games, songs, raps and rhymes.


Wonderopolis is an informational site that helps kids ask and answer interesting questions about the world. Every day, a new "Wonder of the Day" question is posted -- each designed to get kids to think, talk, and find learning moments together in everyday life.

Kiwi Kids News  

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

Maths :


At Sumdog, we want to help every child enjoy mathematics and spelling. Our online learning service is used by millions of children worldwide. It adapts to each individual, using engaging game-based learning to motivate and build confidence.

Sumdog provides engaging learning and practice in numeracy for children aged 5-14, and literacy for children aged 5-11.


We started life in 2011 as an undergraduate project. Today, our math game is loved by millions of students, parents and teachers across the world — and we're just getting started. Find out how Prodigy’s approach to fun game-based learning means kids no longer have to choose between homework and playtime.


e-ako maths adventures is an online maths learning tool suitable for students in years 1-10. Student move through learning modules and collect points and trophies as they go. With younger students, help moving through the modules may be needed, for example, reading the instructions to the questions.