YEAR 9 COURSE OF STUDY
A broad balanced course, which is largely compulsory in structure to ensure a comprehensive introduction to the first year of secondary education and national curriculum requirements.
Full Year Courses
Half Year Options (3 hours/week)
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English OR ESOL
Physical Education / Health
|Te Reo Maori|
Skills through Technology
Half Year Courses
Arts Combo (Music, Art, Drama)
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Arts Combo is a combined approach to the study of the Arts requirement of the National Curriculum where students will study a core course of six weeks in each Arts discipline.
- The Physical Education/Health Education combination enables the PE Department to use creative timetabling to establish the best possible programme.
- Skills through Technology provides students with a core course of four skills-based modules – Graphics, Technology, Design (Wood & Metal), Computer Digital Technology through which to experience the application of technology in society.
- Future Problem Solving is an extension of the Social Science programme offered to the enrichment class and selected students.
- Respect 360 is an eight week programme running for an hour a week during English classes in Term 1. The programme aims to create a common understanding of the concept of respect within the school.