Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some answers to common questions we receive. If your question is not below, please contact support. 

Access to sciPAD Online is provided at no additional cost upon the purchase of a workbook. Currently, this offer applies to Book 1, Book 2, and Year 11 Sciences workbooks.

sciPAD Online has been designed to complement our write-on workbooks, and it is included as a complimentary feature with each sciPAD workbook purchase. Presently, online access cannot be obtained separately without acquiring a workbook. However, for bulk purchasers, such as schools, we may provide online-only course options in specific cases. For further details, please contact us via email at [email protected].

After your school order is submitted to sciPAD, instructions for teachers and students will be sent to your contact email in late January. If you haven’t used sciPAD Online before and would like to preview it, please click here.

Yes, with valid proof of workbook purchase, we will grant access to sciPAD Online. Please note that this applies to bulk, class, or school signups.

If you are homeschooling and require access, kindly send an email to [email protected] for further information on accessing sciPAD Online.

Access to sciPAD Online is granted for the year in which you make the purchase. If you are planning to run multi-year programs, we kindly request that you reach out to us at [email protected] before the month of December in the preceding year to discuss your specific needs.

Please email [email protected] with the book title, topic, lesson or URL of the activity.

This feature is presently in development. As new NCEA standards are being introduced, all senior content development above Level 1 will undergo updates to align with the new standards.

Your students will need to register themselves at www.scipadonline.co.nz using your class code. You may find it helpful to watch a short instructional video provided in the support section. support.

Yes, the students will appear as your teachers create them. You will see students as they are added. Additionally, you have the ability to edit students, classes, emails, and reset passwords. It’s important to note that as the Head of Department/Head of Faculty, you do not generate other teachers’ classes or enter their students.

All accounts, including teacher’s, will automatically carry over to the new platform. You may need to reset your password if your old password does not work. New students and teachers will be required to create new accounts.

sciPAD Online is purposefully designed as a standalone platform. Students will have the capability to export their work as a PDF file and subsequently upload it to their Google Drive or Google Classroom space (currently in development for a mid 2024 release).