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
Make and Create nature of technology, technological knowledge, technological practice

STUDENT INFORMATION 2016
What is technology about?

6 JARG
Advanced Make and Create nature of technology, technological practice, technological knowledge

STUDENT INFORMATION 2016
What is technology about?
Technology at Ao Tawhiti is about enabling students to develop technological outcomes that meet social, environmental and physical needs. Technological outcomes are all around us, and we interact with these outcomes everyday, from the electronic devices we use, to the clothing items we wear and the transportation we use to get...

7, 8 JARG
Education for Sustainability Place and Environment, living world, Healthy communities and environments, Identity, Culture, and Organisation

Education for Sustainability is a growing subject, building momentum in New Zealand. It is offered at University and CPIT as a complete subject and now has University Entrance endorsement (Level 3). It is taught at Level 5 as a full subject in only three schools around New Zealand – Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery is one of them.

6 BREB
The Future is a Nightmare English

Through the study of fascinating films, novels, short stories, and television shows you will develop an understanding of how texts are shaped for different audiences and purposes. You will think critically and creatively about the texts, and communicate your understanding through a range of interesting tasks.

NCEA Assessments

There will be a range of NCEA level two English...

7
The Future is a Nightmare English

Through the study of fascinating films, novels, short stories, and television shows you will develop an understanding of how texts are shaped for different audiences and purposes. You will think critically and creatively about the texts, and communicate your understanding through a range of interesting tasks.

NCEA Assessments

There will be a range of NCEA level two English...

7 NATW
78 Science planet earth and beyond

The 78Science course is targeted primarily at students with an interest in Earth and Space Science, or those that want to include some Science in their senior subject options, but do not want or need to undertake a specialist Biology, Chemistry or Physics course. It may also appeal to students that want to extend their science studies beyond B/C/P. Standards covered will be drawn from the...

7, 8 MATP
Level 3 Biology living world

Biology is the ultimate living science. If you are on the precipice of level 3 Biology then congratulations on choosing a dynamic and engaging subject. Biology is the study of all living organisms from a single-cell amoeba to a colossal blue whale. Housed within this discipline is knowledge fundamental to unlocking the very existence of the plant and animal kingdoms we see today. At level...

8 BREB
56 Science planet earth and beyond, physical world, living world, nature of science

Summary of this class.

5, 6 MATP
Level 2 Chemistry 2018 material world, nature of science

STUDENT INFORMATION

7 ZACW
X English English

How the Course Works
This course focuses on students who would like to focus on reading, writing and speaking skills (or a combination of the three). Individual pathways are developed that let the student focus on learning within a context that extends them academically; or has high personal interest; or is related to vocational choices.

Students in this course will get a high...

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 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 2018 material world, nature of science

Welcome to chemistry, a branch of science steeped in rich history, and also at the forefront of the most exciting scientific and technological breakthroughs of today! The field of chemistry evolved out of mankind’s insatiable curiosity about the “stuff” that makes up the world around us, and how it can react and change to produce useful and extraordinary things. For thousands of years, people...

8 ZACW
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, ZACW
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

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