Massey Primary School


Tips and links for parents

Useful web sites for parents - Click the link and it will take you to the website.
ERO evaluates and reports on the education and care of children and young people in early childhood services and schools.
  • ASB Bank resources for a parent to teach their children about financial literacy at home.
  • ASB Getwise with money - Financial literacy -
  • Government Portal
    Find information and services provided by New Zealand government organisations, local council and some community organisations
  • Ministry of Education
    This is the official site of the Ministry of Education (MOE) it has important information for anyone involved in the education scene in New Zealand. They also run a secondary site called Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI) which is primarily a learning resource centre.
  • Team Up Assessment Information for Parents and Whanau
    This is where you'll find information about assessment for learning, an assessment used in schools, how to find out how your children are progressing, and how you can help them at home.
  • TKI
    A bilingual portal-plus web community which provides quality assured educational material for New Zealand teachers, school managers, and the wider education community
  • TKI - For Parents
    Parents are partners in the learning journey of their children. The Ministry of Education has a range of materials and information for parents to assist them to work in partnership with their local education centers and schools. The following links provide information and materials that may be of interest to parents.
  • Team Up
    Team up with your kids, their teachers and your whanau to encourage and support your kids as they learn. Research shows it makes a big difference to their future.
  • Family and Community Services
    Family and Community Services works with other government and non-government agencies, and communities to give families access to information and coordinated social services
  • New Zealand Maths - Families
New Zealand Maths - Web site for families - for a large selection of activities that you can try at home to help develop your child's number knowledge.
This website gives definitions of what bullying is and other tips for parents and students.  Our school works hard to discourage bullying and we are always talking to students about their actions and the choices they make.  Please go to this website to find out about how you can assist your child with how not to be a             target and how to tell on those who are making them afraid.

This website provides assistance for parents in helping with their child's wellbeing.              Well worth having a look at and it.

A website that encourages mindfulness and movement while on screen.  

This link is for the parents of our year 7 and 8 students. 

Try this website. It has some helpful suggestions

It’s not uncommon for people, particularly adults, to be misdiagnosed with a mental illness before receiving a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD). But mental illness and developmental disabilities like autism are not the same things, although many people with autism also have a mental illness. In fact, anxiety and depression, in particular, occur at a higher rate among people with autism than in the general population.

When someone with autism also has a mental illness, it’s known as a dual diagnosis. Often, once a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder is made, symptoms of mental illnesses like anxiety and depression lessen due to greater self-understanding and access to resources and support.

Here, we look at autism spectrum disorder and mental illness, including what the differences are and how they’re diagnosed and treated.


This is an area that is being more prominent in our society.  the following link may be of help

Activities to reduce anxiety for children

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