Course Overviews

Below you will find Course Overviews for all our timetabled courses.
Use the information in these to help plan your year.

Title Learning Area Levels LA Code
56 Science planet earth and beyond, physical world, living world, nature of science

Summary of this class.

5, 6 MATP
Level 2 Chemistry material world, nature of science

STUDENT INFORMATION

7 FLOM
Literacee English

Literarcee

If your spelling is something like this then this may be the course for you.

How the Course Works
This course focuses on students who have poor reading, writing and speaking skills (or a combination of the three). Individual pathways are developed that let the student improve their language skills within a context that has high personal interest or is related to...

3, 4, 5, 6 GEOM
Integrated Studies 2 Social Sciences, English

Integrated Studies 2

STUDENT INFORMATION 2016

Integrated Studies combines Business Studies, English, and Enterprise into a holistic learning programme.

Integrated Studies at Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers and learners who are able to drive their own learning experiences.

...

7, 8 GEOM
Film Studies English

Film Studies

Film Studies explores the many aspects of films from the technical to the social and political. The course is essentially project based whereby students are expected to research or explore the ideas or concepts, touched on in the class, in their own time. NCEA assessments may be attempted at any time by individuals who choose to do so and have displayed the skills and...

6, 7 GEOM
Level 3 Chemistry material world, nature of science

STUDENT INFORMATION

8 FLOM
Integrated Studies 1 Social Sciences, English

STUDENT INFORMATION 2016

Integrated Studies combines Business Studies, English, and Enterprise into a holistic learning programme.

Integrated Studies at Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers and learners who are able to drive their own learning experiences.

Students can plan their own courses but a...

6 GEOM
FOUNDATION MATHEMATICS Mathematics & Statistics

In maths students will explore relationships in quantities, space and data and learn to express these relationships in ways that help them to make sense of the world around them.
Learning maths should help students to become knowledgeable citizens in an information and data driven time.
The fundamental learning outcomes in maths are to develop -
The ability to think...

4, 5 LOUW, INOK
MATHEMATICS LEVEL 2 Mathematics & Statistics

COURSE A (externals)

7 INOK
Statistics Mathematics & Statistics

8 INOK
Foundation Science nature of science, living world, material world, physical world, planet earth and beyond

Welcome to Science!

4, 5 FLOM, SARA
34 SCIENCE Science

34 Science is an introductory course to support students become familiar with Scientific processes and theories. This will be a block based course, with a strong emphasis on experimentation, investigation and practical applications of Science. We will cover all areas of the Science curriculum, with a different focus area in each block.

3, 4 MATP, KATA
Level 1 Science material world, living world, physical world, nature of science

Welcome back to Science!

6 FLOM
NCEA Level 3 History for UE Social Sciences

Level 3 study of History at Ao Tawhiti is focused on providing students with the ability to gain Level 3 qualifications and UE with History. Students studying History for the year have the opportunity to sit 3 standards internally for a total of 15 credits plus one external exam for an additional 4 credits. At this level value is placed on students' ability to to design their own project of...

8 RICM
NCEA Level 1 and 2 History Social Sciences

At each NCEA level a year plan exists that progresses students towards independent historic inquiry.

Term 1 is a good time to experiment with History and to join a class-based topic. Identification of historic context and communication of differing perspectives are assessment outcomes of this course. Creative ways of accessing and using historical resources to explain differences of...

6, 7 RICM
Level 2 Physics physical world, nature of science

Welcome to Physics!

Studying Physics is studying the universe around us and figuring out how it works. More specifically, it is the study of the nature and properties of matter and energy. As this is a wide and ambitious goal, Physics traditionally separates in several subfields: Mechanics and motion, Electricity, Magnetism, Light, Optics, Waves, Sound, Heat, Nuclear...

7 FLOM
Level 3 Physics physical world, nature of science

Welcome back to Physics!

Studying Physics is studying the universe around us and figuring out how it works. More specifically, it is the study of the nature and properties of matter and energy. As this is a wide and ambitious goal, Physics traditionally separates in several subfields: Mechanics and motion, Electricity, Magnetism, Light, Optics, Waves,...

8 FLOM
Philosophy of Mind listening, reading, and viewing, speaking, writing, and presenting, nature of science

Course begins: Term 3.1
What is a mind? Can the mind extend beyond the brain? Can a computer be literally part of your mind? Is a mind the sort of thing that has parts?

The fields of Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science attempt to answer these questions. Through this course students will be introduced to historical answers to the questions above. Students will compare...

7, 8 BRES
Philosophy Social Sciences, speaking, writing, and presenting, nature of science, listening, reading, and viewing

What is Philosophy about?
Philosophy is the subject that specializes in exploring fundamental questions about the world and our place in it. For example: What is reality? What does it mean for me to know something? What is space? What is time? What is a Mind? Does God exist? How should I live, and who should decide?

Philosophical discussion draws on imaginative...

4, 5 BRES
Philosophy - Phil139 Ethics, Politics, Justice None / Other

How we should live our lives is the most important question of all. What makes our actions right or wrong? Is it our culture, our emotions, facts about the world, or God's commands? Are pleasure and happiness all that really matters? What should we do when justice and freedom conflict with happiness or with each other? Should we always obey the law? Is taxation legalised theft? This course...

8 BRES

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