Curriculum

 Year 7/8

Pupils enjoy the care and security of a home room situation and the benefits of being part of secondary school.  There is a 36 period 6 day timetable and all subjects are compulsory.

  • ART 2
  • ENGLISH 7
  • LATIN 1
  • FOOD AND FABRIC TECHNOLOGY 2
  • MAORI 1
  • MATHEMATICS 5
  • MUSIC 2.5 (Choral Instruction  1)
  • ORAL COMMUNICATION 1
  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH 2.5
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES 1
  • SCIENCE 2
  • SOCIAL SCIENCES 3

Year 9

A broad based education at Year 9  provides a good basis for making option choices later. There is a 36 period 6 day timetable and all subjects are compulsory.

  • ART 1.5
  • DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY(ICT) 1
  • ENGLISH 4
  • FABRIC TECHNOLOGY 1
  • FOOD TECHNOLOGY1
  • FRENCH 2
  • JAPANESE 2
  • MATHEMATICS 4
  • MUSIC 1.5
  • ORAL COMMUNICATION 1
  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH 3
  • SCIENCE 4
  • SOCIAL STUDIES 3
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES 1

Year 10

Students do a mixture of compulsory and choice subjects.  Initial choices are selected with a view to NCEA and career choices.

Compulsory subjects

  • ENGLISH 4
  • DIGITAL TECHNOLGY 0.5
  • MATHEMATICS 4
  • ORAL COMMUNICATION 0.5
  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH 3
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES 1
  • SCIENCE 4
  • SOCIAL STUDIES 4

Choice Subjects

Students choose three subjects:

  • ART
  • FRENCH
  • JAPANESE
  • LIBERAL STUDIES
  • MUSIC
  • FABRIC & FOOD TECHNOLOGY

Year 11

Students study for NCEA Level 1 in six subjects.

Compulsory Subjects

  • ENGLISH 4
  • HEALTH 1
  • MATHEMATICS (options a,b or c)4
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES 1

Choice Subjects

Students choose 4 subjects

  • ACCOUNTING
  • ART
  • BIOLOGY
  • ECONOMICS
  • FOOD & NUTRITION
  • FRENCH
  • GEOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • HUMAN BIOLOGY
  • JAPANESE
  • MUSIC
  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION
  • SCIENCE
  • TECHNOLOGY

Year 12

Students study for NCEA Level 2 in six subjects.

Compulsory Subjects

  • ENGLISH 4
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES 1
  • STUDY/CAREERS 4
  • HEALTH 1

Choice subjects

Students choose 5 subjects:

  • ACCOUNTING
  • ART HISTORY
  • ART PAINTING
  • ART PHOTOGRAPHY
  • BIOLOGY
  • BUSINESS STUDIES
  • CHEMISTRY
  • CLASSICAL STUDIES
  • DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY
  • FOOD & NUTRITION
  • FRENCH
  • GEOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • JAPANESE
  • MATHEMATICS
  • MONEY & MATHEMATICS
  • MUSIC
  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION
  • PHYSICS
  • TECHNOLOGY

Year 13

Students study for NCEA Level 3 in five subjects.  Scholarship is available for top students.

Compulsory Subjects

  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES 1
  • STUDY/CAREERS 4

Choice Subjects

Students choose 5 subjects:

  • ACCOUNTING
  • ART HISTORY
  • ART PAINTING
  • ART PHOTOGRAPHY
  • BIOLOGY
  • CALCULUS
  • CHEMISTRY
  • CLASSICAL STUDIES
  • DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY
  • ECONOMICS
  • ENGLISH
  • FOOD & NUTRITION
  • FRENCH
  • GEOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • JAPANESE
  • MUSIC
  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION
  • PHYSICS
  • STATISTICS
  • TECHNOLOGY

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