Ordered Lunches - ezLunch
Ezlunch lunches are delivered directly to school for your child to collect from the office. Simply join ezlunch, order online or by text message any time up to 9.00am. Questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org Helpdesk 8.00am-4.00pm on 475 5287, during term time.
Sunsmart & Sunhats
The school requests that children wear sunsmart protective clothing, sunhats and sunscreen during Terms 1 and 4, September to April. Children not wearing sunhats are directed to play in the shade by the library.
We have Newton Central Logo hats for sale for $20
Sizes: XS, S, M Colours: red, blue and black.
Netsafe - contains information for parents and educators on how to use the Internet wisely and safely
Tomorrow's Schools Today - news and resources in education for staff and supporters of NZ schools
Safekids New Zealand - helping to reduce the high rate of unintentional injury to children.
School Holiday Programmes
Youthtown- Reasonably priced, full day (8am - 6pm) options with both organised day trips from, and in-house programmes based in, Nelson Street. Be warned you have to book well in advance to get a place as those children that go to Youthtown for after-school care get priority placement.
Parnell Trust - Full day programmes.
YMCA - full day activities, day camps and overnight camps at several locations with reasonable prices.
Kidactive - Full day programmes.
Studio One Toi Tū - Based at the top of Ponsonby Rd near K'Rd, Studio One has art workshops (usually half day) at various dates through the school holidays.
Auckland City Art Gallery - 2 hour workshops that run daily during the holidays.
Bubble Dome - Multi-day programmes based mainly at Auckland Boys Grammar focussed on science, technology and arts projects
Please let us know of any other reliable holiday programme providers you have used and we will add them to this page.
Te Kete Ipurangi – The Online Learning Centre: a bilingual portal and web community
Storybird - short, art-inspired stories you make to share, read, and print.
www.cybersoul.co.nz/terito - draft interactive resources in Te Reo Māori, Te Rito, aimed at Kōhanga level to new entrants
www.cybersoul.co.nz/tauihu- interactive resources in Te Reo Māori, Tauihu, including a Bingo game and Mix and Match games
BrainPop - educational movies for children on many exciting subjects
Enchanted Learning - a collection of excellent links, mainly suitable for junior learners
Bubble Dome - an outstanding New Zealand based website that exercises children's creativity and imagination. Great for developing thinking skills. This site has many interactive features
FunBrain Grammar - provides games to help children develop literacy and numeracy skills
māori.org.nz - an excellent site for resources, for example waiata and clipart
Yahoo! Kids - provides a filtered child-friendly search engine. This is the main search engine we use at Newton Central School.
NZ On Screen - the online showcase of New Zealand television, film and music video.