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1.1 Courses
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Number INOK 5

We will see where everyone is at and then go over the key number ideas you need to know before mo

Level 3/4 Maths Number Skills STEH 3, 4

This course is designed to help students strengthen their basic number knowledge.

Calculus DERT 8

This is normally a FULL YEAR course for students who have completed level two mathematics.

The Horrifying and Beautiful World in Which We Live - Term 1 2017 RICP 4, 5

In this course, we’ll use texts to look at how the political and social landscape is being shaped

Level One Media Studies RICP 6

In Media Studies this year, we'll be looking primarily at films, and how to express ideas about s

Back to Basics-The Novel VERL 5

This course will take students through the process of reading, analyzing and reflecting on a nove

Your Planet, Your Future KAYH 4

What are the issues faced by our planet and those living on it? What does the future hold.

Is it basic or alkaline? FLOM 6

This class will prepare students for the external assessment Sci 1.5 Acids and Bases, which will

Independent English GEOM 5

This course is for students who want to work independently towards improving their literacy and/o

Improv & Drama Games EMIM 4, 5

Come along, have a 'Yes Let's' attitude and play some Drama Games and learn 'Improv'.

The Ukulele Orchestra! MATD 3, 4

This course is open to all ukulele enthusiasts, from beginners to advanced, students and parents

The Hero's Journey ROBM 4, 5

In this class we will examine what it truly means to be a hero through the study of literature.

Foundation level 4/5 Making mistakes with drawing and paint and loving it HOLR 4, 5

Foundation drawing and painting runs for term one.

Level 1 Multivariate data INOK 6

We will start off with an important statistics topic which will be built on further in level 2 an

Calculus DERT 8

This is normally a FULL YEAR course for students who have completed level two mathematics.

NUMBER LOUW 5

All those essential skills to be numerate -

SEQUENCES and NETWORKS LOUW 7

This is a study of number patterns and how they can be used in real life situations.

Learning Support PAUG 4

Learning Support

Philosophy - a brief history BRES 3, 4

Why was Socrates sentenced to death? Can we know anything certain about the world we perceive?

Preparing for the event SARA 7, 8

Are you up for a challenge? If so, then this is the right course for you.

Advanced Product and Furniture Design JARG 7, 8

This course is for students interested in learning about how to design and make things, and who c

Tūrangawaewae - place where one has rights of residence and belonging MATP 4

All living things have a place that they 'belong'.

NUMBER - NCEA LEVEL 1 LOUW 6
English for Artists LAUB 6, 7

English for Artists is a class designed with Level 1 and 2 students in mind.

5 Matt - real world numbers MATP 5

NUMBER - with a practical/ context-based approach.

The name's Bond...Ionic Bond: Chemical Bonding and Structure ZACW 7

In Term 1, we will investigate the intermolecular and intramolecular forces that hold matter toge

From pretty precipitates to investigating the cosmos MATP 7, 8

78 Science - a general, non-specialist Science course up to and including NCEA L3, University Ent

SENIOR JAZZ BAND MATD 7, 8

This course is designed for experienced musicians working at NCEA level music who are wanting to

Gearing up for Athletics SARA 6

To begin the Physcial Education year we will be gearing up for Olympics Day.

Calculus DERT 8

This is normally a FULL YEAR course for students who have completed level two mathematics.

Control - Who has it? CRPE 5

This course explores the concept of control in our lives. How much do we actually control?

6Social Studies - Introduction to Level One Social Studies PETB 6

Social Studies is the study of the social, cultural and political conditions in New Zealand as w

1.1 8English GEOM 8

This course is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers and le

Animal Behaviour Introduction MATW 8

All animals live in a different sensory world to humans.

LOST CIVILISATIONS BREB 7

No man is an island, but an island is.

Tactics for Mechanics FLOM 7

This year-long course will follow an academic path to offer 19 to 22 credits at NCEA level 2, cov

Animal Behaviour Introduction MATW 8

All animals live in a different sensory world to humans.

45Maths - Number INOK 4, 5

We go through the Number skills you need to move on in Maths including types of numbers, fraction

New Zealand's unique geology ZACW 5, 6

New Zealand has a wide range of gorgeous, unique geological surface features, such as volcanoes,

SENIOR JAZZ BAND MATD 7, 8

This course is a year long practical exploration of jazz forms and improvisation.

Legal Studies ALLH 8

Law is defined. We examine why laws are obeyed.
Law and freedom are discussed.

ADVANCED MUSIC: NCEA LEVELS TWO AND THREE MATD 7, 8

This course is designed for experienced musicians, wanting to achieve standards at levels two and

7/8 Photography ROSM 7, 8

You will be working towards either a level 2 two panel folio or a level 3 three panel folio of wo

Sustainability: Bush Basics KATA 6

What is sustainability? Why is it important?

Level 8 Media Studies - Film Analysis RICP 8

This term, We'll make sure you have the basic skillset to talk about film analysis (touching on s

Korero Maori MART 6, 7, 8

“Ko te manu e kai ana te miro, nona te ngahere.

1.1 Extension English GEOM 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

This course is for students who want to extend their literacy and/or English skills.

Media and Film Studies - Advanced NCEA RICP 7, 8

In this course, we'll focus on film analysis (T1), design (T2) and production (T3/4).

Advanced Mandarin Language and Culture Class MLA 4, 5

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Integrated Studies 2 GEOM 7, 8

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

Essential Number Skills DUNW 5

This course is intended to provide something different.

Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a linear mathematical relationship, with direction GREO 6

Mathematical analysis of data is the key to understanding how all scientific studies, financial a

The Ukulele Orchestra! MATD 3, 4

This course is open to all ukulele enthusiasts, from beginners to advanced, students and parents

Tactics for Mechanics FLOM 7

This year-long course will follow an academic path to offer 19 to 22 credits at NCEA level 2, cov

Number INOK 4

We will spend time practising basic number operations using variety of problems.

What's your number? KAYH 4

This course will aim to get our number skills on track.

What's Your Number? DEBD 4

This course will aim to get our number skills on track.

NCEA Level 3 Media Studies - Term One RICP 8

We’ll make sure you have the basic skillset to talk about film analysis (touching on skills you w

Number Number Number KAYH 3, 4

This course aims to strengthen students number knowledge.

But why!!? And how? JOB 7

The scope of man's inhumanity to man is incomprehensible, as are the reasons we use to justify it

You’re Football crazy…You’re Football mad! IANH 4, 5

Do you have a love for the ‘Beautiful Game’ ? Do you enjoy keeping fit?

1.1 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs HOLR 8

We start the term by working out what you want to work on through the year.

Integrated Studies 1 GEOM 6

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

Design, Make and Innovate JARG 6

This course provides students with learning opportunities to become skilled designers and makers.

To Be or Not To Be…. In a Shakespeare play? MART 6, 7, 8

What is your substance..?
Shall I compare you to a summer's day..?

7/8 Photography ROSM 7, 8

You will be working towards either a level 2 two panel folio or a level 3 three panel folio of wo

Starting Law ALLH 8

Law is defined. We examine why laws are obeyed. Law and freedom is discussed.

Design, Make, Innovate JARG 7, 8

This course offers learning opportunities for students interested in designing and making things

The name's Bond...Ionic Bond: Chemical Bonding and Structure ZACW 7

In Term 1, we will investigate the intermolecular and intramolecular forces that hold matter toge

Essential Number Skills DUNW 4, 5

As Mathematics grows in complexity developing a grasp of essential number concepts is critical.

Introduction to genetics ZACW 6

We will focus on genetics and variation: What are genes and what do they do?

Number ALIS 5

All those essential skills to be numerate -

Our Treaty KATA 4, 5

The Treaty of Waitangi / Te Tiriti o Waitangi is the founding document of New Zealand.

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Our Treaty KATA 4, 5

The Treaty of Waitangi / Te Tiriti o Waitangi is the founding document of New Zealand.

Clone of Whakarongo ki ngā Manu Kōrero MART 6, 7, 8

Those wanting NCEA Level 1 (or higher) MUST BE committed to studying and would be expected to tak

New School Construction Projects JARG 5, 6, 7, 8

This course will offer students opportunities to learn construction and joinery skills as they he

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas NATW 4, 5

Bruno, aged nine, is forced to leave his family home in Berlin and move to a "cold and nasty" hou

Clone of 1.2 Foundation drawing and more ...... HOLR 5

Pre-requisite is completing foundation drawing in 1.1 (this course runs through all of term one)

NCEA Level 1 English - Term One RICP 6

We'll start the year by doing a close study of a few short stories, then a novel (TBA after a cla

Digital Technologies IANH 5

This is intended to be a whole year course where we plan, design and create Digital resources tha

1.1 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs 2017 HOLR 8

We start the term by working out what you want to work on through the year.

Who do you think you are? KATA 5

This course is all about identity and runs for the whole of term one.

Whakarongo ki ngā Manu Kōrero MART 6, 7, 8

Those wanting NCEA Level 1 (or higher) MUST BE committed to studying and would be expected to tak

Design and Make JARG 5, 6

This course offers learning opportunities for students interested in designing and making things.

Learn the Secret Language of Te Reo Māori MART 6, 7, 8

Kaua e mate wheke mate ururoa
Don't die like a octopus, die like a hammerhead shark

NUMBER - NCEA LEVEL 1 LOUW 6
Ions of all sorts FLOM 7

We will start the year with a fun internal exam asking us to identify ions present in a solution.

CHANCE and DATA LOUW 6

We will examine both Statistics and Probability.

Level One English - Term 1 2017 RICP 6

After starting off by analysing some interesting short texts by Stephen King, we’ll choose a nove

Sociology ALLH 8

The difference between social psychology and sociology is outlined The assumptions about society

Statistics L3 Bivariate data INOK 8

To wake up the brain for the year we will study Bivariate Data.

Tramping and Sea-kayaking Expedition MATP 7, 8

Tramping and Sea-kayaking Expedition: This is a joint course with Oxford Area school and will inv

Calculus - Trigonometry DERT 8

This is normally a FULL YEAR course for students who have completed level two mathematics.

Level Two - Art making towards a folio HOLR 7

Term one

Ao Tawhiti Open Tennis STEH 4, 5

Together we will develop our skills for playing tennis through regular skill and game sessions.

Advanced Mechanics FLOM 8

This year-long course will follow an academic path to offer 19 to 25 credits at NCEA level 3, cov

Stand up for the Ecosystem BREB 6

We need it for it’s beauty and the oxygen we breathe but ultimately it is essential for our very

1.1 Foundation drawing and more ...... HOLR 5

Foundation drawing (runs through all of term one)

Ao Tawhiti Commonwealth Games STEH 4

We might not live on the Gold Coast, where the 2018 Commonwealth games are about to be held, but

78Social Studies: Introduction to Level Two and Three PETB 7, 8

Social Studies is the study of the social, cultural and political conditions in New Zealand as w

Stanley Kubrick ROBM 8

***This class is only available to students 16 and older.***

The big ideas REBF 8

8 HEALTH is all about the broader issues that affect the well-being of whole communities, such as

Introducing Psychology ALLH 7, 8

In this course the major theories that make up psychology as a subject will be outlined This will

Stand up for the Ecosystem BREB 6

We need it for it’s beauty and the oxygen we breathe but ultimately it is essential for our very

Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 7, 8

Business Studies is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers a

Aqueous equilibria - a chemical balancing act ZACW 8

We will begin the year by significantly expanding upon our knowledge of chemical equilibria from

Essential Number Skills DUNW 5

As Mathematics grows in complexity developing a grasp of essential number concepts is critical.

From the Insane: Memnto VERL 7, 8

Parent Permission to watch Memento

Algebra Level 2 INOK 7

We are starting with the Algebra you will need to know for the rest of the year.

As I live and breathe. BREB 7

We will look at the full animal kingdom in terms of the accumulation of increasingly complex adap

The Self-directed Music Project MATD 4, 5

Want to write a song? Learn or progress on an instrument? Play in a band?

Drop the base: Acids, bases and reactivity GREO 6

Term 1 of this course is ESSENTIAL for any student wishing to study chemistry beyond Level 1 NCEA

ADVANCED MUSIC 1 - (NCEA LEVELS 1 and 2...) MATD 6, 7

Do music for NCEA credits!

NZ Anti Nuclear Movement RICM 7, 8

In this term we will study the protests surrounding the testing of nuclear weapons in the South P

Elementary My Dear Watson BRAF 4

On this course you will learn to write a mystery story.

Patterns in the nature of things BREB 7

The world is not just randomly populated. We know this from the things we see everyday.

Beginner Mandarin Language and Culture Class MLA 1, 2, 3

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MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

This course is part of a semester-long programme, designed to support students wanting to achieve

The skeptics club - Without Aliens. FLOM 5

You all have been watching documentaries before, or read some interesting article on internet.

The big ideas REBF 7

7 HEALTH will start this block with health promotion.

How do we "do" science? ZACW 4

In this unit, we will discover how we know what we know, and "how to do science".

Product and Furniture Design JARG 5, 6

Learn practical design and manufacturing skills as you develop and manufacture your own personali

"Shall Joy Wear What Grief Has Fashioned?" FIOH 3, 4, 5

This workshop incorporates a FULL DAY off-site on Wednesdays and Yellow at school on Friday morni

Level 1 Athletics EMMB 6

This class will run for the duration of term one and towards the end of term one a new unit will

NUMBER LOUW 4, 5

All those essential skills to be numerate -

1.1 level two art making towards a folio HOLR 7

Term one

Film Studies GEOM 6, 7
34MAT - Can you find your way around a Map? KAYH 3, 4

This course looks at position and orientation.

Integrated Studies 1 GEOM 5, 6

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

1.1 Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

Business Studies is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers a

1.1 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Part One- Getting started
Term one

Wreeding and Riting Skillz 5 ROBM 5

*This is a Curriculum Level 5 class requiring a fair amount of independent work.

Drop the base: Acids, bases and reactivity ZACW 6

Term 1 of this course is ESSENTIAL for any student wishing to study chemistry beyond Level 1 NCEA

Team building SARA 4

In this course we will complete a range of activities where you are encouraged to work with other

Tales of the Supernatural - Harry Potter NATW 5, 6

Journey into unknown worlds of mystery and evil possibilities, crammed with catastrophe, terror,

Calculus DERT 8

This is normally a FULL YEAR course for students who have completed level two mathematics.

Number INOK 4

We will spend time practising basic number operations using variety of problems.

Being a Sociologist ALLH 8

The difference between social psychology and sociology is outlined.

ReMake: Deconstruct/ Reconstruct JARG 3, 4

Students will have opportunities to deconstruct an ordinary pallet and learn practical design and

Read to write JOB 4, 5

There will be two strands to this course; reading and writing.

Introducing Psychology ALLH 7, 8

In this course the major theories that make up psychology will be outlined.

Level 1 Numeracy INOK 5

This course is for people who are not good at maths and only want the 10 Numeracy credits to pass

Level Two English - Short Text Analysis RICP 7

In this course, we’ll start by analysing some short texts by Ted Chiang, Stephen King, and a few

Advanced Design, Make and Innovate JARG 7, 8

This is a practical course for students with previous experience in design or technology.

Tramping and Sea-kayaking Expedition PETB 7, 8

Tramping and Sea-kayaking Expedition:This is a joint course with Oxford Area school and will invo

Level 3/4 English Research Skills STEH 3, 4

The context for our learning will be looking at the adolescent brain, with a variety of different

Tennis SARB 5

Do we have a Djokovic or Williams in the making?

Shakespeare & The Sheilah Winn Competition EMIM 6, 7, 8

It's Sheilah Winn time again.

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Social Psychology (Text Study) RICP 5

This term, we'll learn about several aspects of social psychology (how people act around each oth

Junior Drama MART 4, 5, 6

Improvisation is a state of being and creating action without pre-planning.

Gothic Fiction and Horror ROBM 8

Age 16+ due to films shown in this class.

Local Democracy: Have your Say KATA 5

What do you enjoy about living in Christchurch/Otautahi and your suburb?

Make JARG 5, 6

This course offers learning opportunities for students interested in designing and making things.

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

This class aim's to be flexible to meet the varied needs of students.

Philosophy - Science: Good, Bad, Bogus BRES 7, 8

Students will equip themselves with a toolbox for rational thinking.

There is no 'I' in TEAM SARA 6

'Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships' - Michael Jordan

Clone of Algebra Level 2 INOK 7

We are starting with the Algebra you will need to know for the rest of the year.

Philosophy - Science: Good, Bad, Bogus BRES 7, 8

Through an analysis of pseudoscience and claims of psychic ability, students will equip themselve

Digital Technology - Web Design DERT 6, 7, 8

This class aim's to be flexible to meet the varied needs of students.

Level 1 Math LOUW 6
Level Three Media - Ways of Seeing Film RICP 8

**To enrol in this course, students should have completed at least ten 'film' credits in Media St

OVERTURES... MATD 5

This class is designed for students at the junior level who are serious about music, but not yet

X Race STEH 3, 4

We will plan and compete in our own X Race competition.

NUMBER LOUW 5

All those essential skills to be numerate -

Gothic Whispers NATW 8

This course kicks of a year long exploration of the nature of gothic and horror fiction.

Poe Power! JOB 8

The short story! How can so much be packed into so little?

Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Part One- Getting started
Term one

Number NCEA L1 INOK 6

We will spend this block racing through the math skills you need just to get by in the world.

Philosophy - A brief History BRES 8, 7

A journey through the major Philosophical thinkers from Plato to Dennett and beyond.

ADVANCED MUSIC: NCEA LEVELS TWO AND THREE MATD 7, 8

This course is designed for experienced musicians, wanting to achieve standards at levels two and

Philosophy of Religion and Uni philosophy BRES 7, 8

Class sessions are split between NCEA Level 3 and University course Phil110.

Philosophy: Death to Socrates BRES 6

Socrates is known as the founder of philosophy. So why was he put to death?

Signal received, initiating response BREB 8

To effectively launch into biology we need to better understand the natural world around us.

Te Reo mo ngā Teina: Whānau MART 1, 2

'Naku te rourou nau te rourou ka ora ai te iwi'

6MAT DERT 6

This is normally a FULL YEAR course for students who have completed level two mathematics.

Habitat JARG 3, 4

Design and make an insect habitat.

Level Two Visual Art (7,8) Art making towards a folio HOLR 7, 8

Part One- Investigating how it's done: Art is about everything and nothing…..

Project English GEOM 6

This course is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers and le

Course Of True Love Never Did Run Smooth MART 6, 7, 8

Shall I compare you to a summer's day..?

Ukulele Orchestra MATD 4

This course is open to all ukulele enthusiasts, from beginners to advanced, students and parents

Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology SARA 7, 8

In this course, which will run over the entire term, you will participate in a variety of Exercis

Level 2 “Camping' EMMB 7

This involves both planning and applying leadership skills in a group or team.

Keep cool, don't sweat the small stuff! BREB 8

With a primary focus on the complex and advanced human body we will explore how our physiology ma

Demonstrate an Understanding of Mechanics GREO 7

Students will use the kinematic equations of motion to describe motion in one and two dimensions;

Tennis SARB 4, 5

Do we have a Djokovic or Williams in the making?

Te Reo Maori Basics MART 1, 2, 3, 4

“Ko te manu e kai ana te miro, nona te ngahere.

Media and Film Studies - Beginner NCEA RICP 6, 7

In this course, we'll focus on film analysis (T1), design (T2) and production (T3/4).

The nature of science ZACW 5

In this unit, we will discover how we know what we know, and "how to do science".

1.1 Foundation painting (runs for term one) HOLR 3, 4

This is an introduction to building confidence and skill with painting.

Geology INOK 4, 5

We will start with creation myths from Maori, European and other cultures then look at what made

From pretty precipitates to pyroclastic flow MATP 7

In this block students will learn to identify which chemicals are in unknown solutions (which mea

Food and Nutrition REBF 6

Do you like cooking and learning about nutrition?

45Car My Creative Time Capsule KIRM 4, 5

Who am I? Where am I going?

1.1 English: Film Studies GEOM 6

Film Studies is a comprehensive English course with a focus on film.

Beneficial & Harmful Microorganisms MATW 6

We will learn what different types of microorganisms there are and how they both help and harm us

Shortfilm Making Skills MART 6, 7, 8

Learn to make a movie. You will be studying specific genres and filming conventions.

3/4 Art ROSM 3, 4

Drawing and Painting

45Maths - Number INOK 4, 5

We go through the Number skills you need to move on in Maths including types of numbers, fraction

Taking social action PETB 6, 7, 8

Social actions that make a difference

Maths Number Skills KAYH 3, 4

This course is designed to help students strengthen their basic number knowledge.

Leadership and Health Promotion L2 and L3 EMMB 7, 8

The level 3 students will be working initially on Health Promotion for a select Group

6 Make and Create JARG 6

This course its the first part of a year long 6TEC programme and will provide opportunities for s

NUMERIC REASONING – NCEA Level 1 LOUW 6

We will cover topics such as fractions, decimals, integers, percentages, rates and ratio with an

Demonstrate an Understanding of Mechanical Systems GREO 8

Students will investigate momenta in two dimensions, torques, gravity, angular motion and simple

Kohknowco Lab 1.1 2017 in Green Block RENM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

How far can we go? Got an idea, a dream, a project, a problem to solve?

Nutrition - what to eat and why REBF 6

We all know we're suppose to eat our greens but why?

Demonstrate an Understanding of Mechanics GREO 7

Students will use the kinematic equations of motion to describe motion in one and two dimensions;

Anime BRAF 3, 4

We will discuss favourite Anime with a goal of selecting two favourite directors and producing a

What IIIIIII Love to Read & Write (level 5) EMIM 5

Wanna read the books that light you up?

Acids and Bases ALIS 6

This class will prepare students for the external assessment Sci 1.5 Acids and Bases, which will

Integrated Studies 2 GEOM 7, 8

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

Sound waves FLOM 5

We are starting this year with a short 4 week unit on sound waves.

Great Speeches ROBM 6

Can you recognise from which famous speech each quote is taken?

Crime Scene - Forensic Scientists Needed! ZACW 5

There's been a string of crimes and your forensics expertise is needed to catch the culprits!

Show Quest 2019 SARM 4, 5

Love to perform? Love to dance? Be on stage and have fun?

Introducing Sociology ALLH 7, 8

Sociology has important critical things to say about society. It is an important subject .

Level 1 Math DERT 6

Number skills.

5 Art : Looking and Seeing. "I don't know much about Art but I know what I like" ROSM 5, 6, 7

This course is open to all students.

The skeptics club FLOM 4, 5

Most of you have been watching documentaries before.

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Law :starting out ALLH 7, 8

Law give you awareness of your rights and responsibilities.

Skills for Yearbooks & Film Festivals MART 6, 7, 8

Want to try your hand at journalism?

1.1 level two art making towards a folio HOLR 7

Term one

From the Shadows of the Soul NATW 6

In this course we trace psychology back to its philosophical beginnings in ancient Greece.

Exercise and Wellbeing EMMB 4, 5

Looking at lifelong well being.

Aqueous equilibria - a chemical balancing act ZACW 8

We will begin the year by significantly expanding upon our knowledge of chemical equilibria from

Patterns in the nature of things BREB 7

The world is not just randomly populated. We know this from the things we see everyday.

Parihaka RICM 6

In this unit we will: investigate the attack by Crown soldiers on the pacifist settlement of Pari

A Reader Lives a Thousand Lives - Term 1 2017 RICP 4, 5

We’ll begin the year by studying several short stories, and learning how to read more deeply into

Clone of 1.2 Foundation painting (runs for term one) HOLR 3, 4

Pre-requisite is completing foundation painting 1.1.

Roll up! Roll up! The Greatest Showman's in town! DEBD 4

‘No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.’

Te Reo Ngawari - Basic Secret Language MART 1, 2, 3, 4

“Ko te manu e kai ana te miro, nona te ngahere.

Making mistakes with drawing and paint and loving it HOLR 3, 4, 5

Foundation drawing and painting (runs for term one)

Algebra Level 2 DERT 7

This course is aimed at students who wish to continue in Math, Sciences, Computing and Engineerin

Social Studies: Making a Difference PETB 7, 8

Social Studies is about making a difference to the world and the people that inhabit it.

The History of Education RICM 8

What is the purpose of education? What is important to learn?

Pale blue dot SARA 4, 5

Earth.
Our home.
How did it get here?
How did it end up perfect for life?

1.1 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Part One- Getting started
Term one

Control-Alt-Delete BREB 5

This exciting new class is all about you.

Shakespeare Taster LAUB 5

5 ENGLISH is going Shakespearean this term!

Aqueous equilibria - a chemical balancing act FLOM 8

We will begin the year by significantly expanding upon our knowledge of chemical equilibria from

Level 5 Media Studies - Film Analysis RICP 5

This term, you'll gain a basic skillset to talk about film analysis.

NUMBER LOUW 4

This course will cover the basic operations and priority of operations for whole numbers, integer

Product and Furniture Design JARG 6, 7, 8

Design and Prototype a unique seating outcome.

Only one you... JOB 6

It is our experiences that make us who we are and therefore, as none of us have had identical exp

Tactics for Mechanics FLOM 7

This year-long course will follow an academic path to offer 19 to 22 credits at NCEA level 2, cov

Philosophy: Death to Socrates BRES 5, 6

Socrates is known as the founder of philosophy. So why was he put to death?

Philosophy - a brief history BRES 4, 5

Why was Socrates sentenced to death? Can we know anything certain about the world we perceive?

1.1 Foundation painting (runs for term one) HOLR 3, 4

This is an introduction to building confidence and skill with painting.

What is in my food? SARA 5

This course is an introduction to skills that we will use throughout the year.

STAGE CHALLENGE 2015 SARB 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Want to be part of an amazing school tradition?

I believe in the stars and the planets MATP 3, 4

Space, the final frontier....

Documenting Perspectives ROBM 6

In this course we will examine how the "voice" of an author affects the meaning of a text, partic

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

This course is part of a semester-long programme, designed to support students wanting to achieve

78English GEOM 7, 8

This course is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers and le

Green earth for OUR sustainability BREB 6

This is an Education for Sustainability class which will explore values of a geographic area and

Prove it! Science experiments, methods and investigations. MATP, KATA 3, 4

"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong." -

Clone of Clone of 1.2 Foundation painting (runs for term one) HOLR 3, 4

Pre-requisite is completing foundation painting 1.1.

Becoming a Geographer KATA 6

This course covers the fundamental skills required to be a geographer!

AO Tennis Open STEH 5

Hot on the heals of the Aussie Open, lets have our own Tennis Open.

Clone of Clone of 1.2 Foundation painting (runs for term one) HOLR 3, 4

Pre-requisite is completing foundation painting 1.1.

Korero Maori MART 6, 7, 8

Kaua e mate wheke mate ururoa
Don't die like a octopus, die like a hammerhead shark

Social Studies - what a disaster! REBF 4, 5

Disasters

Mechanics FLOM 8

This year-long course will follow an academic path to offer 19 to 25 credits at NCEA level 3, cov

1.1 English: Film Studies GEOM 7

Film Studies is a comprehensive English course with a focus on film.

Developing your ideas SARB 7, 8

This term will focus on choreography and how to communicate a theme or intention.

Philosophy - Skepticism and Knowledge BRES 4, 5

If you participated and loved 34PHL you will find this course suitable, and it is also suitable f

Becoming a Geographer KATA 6

This course covers the fundamental skills required to be a geographer!

1.1 78 English GEOM 7, 8

This course is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers and le

Adapt and survive, or else... MATP 5

"Change is the only constant".

Te Kura Correspondence School 2015 MELS 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Te Kura courses are a fantastic opportunity to engage in courses that we are unable to offer you

Cell Biology Introduction MATW 7

The smallest unit that can carry out all life processes is the cell, and they come in a fascinati

Psychology ALLH 8

In this course the major theories that make up psychology as a subject will be outlined.

Algebra Level 2 INOK 7

We are starting with the Algebra you will need to know for the rest of the year.

Dance Challenge SARM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Love performing, dancing and being on stage?

Me and My Wellbeing SARF 4, 5

This course is an introduction to Hauora (wellbeing) and the different aspects that make up our H

Philosophy - Ethics (University) BRES 8

Runs Term 1 AND Term 2.

Poetry and Place ROBM 8

International and Kiwi poets will be the literary focus for this course.

Organic chemistry - it's alkynes of fun ZACW 8

We will focus on organic chemistry - ­no, not the study of organic foods, but the study of carbon

Kohknowco Lab 1.1 2017 in Blue Block RENM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

How far can we go? Got an idea, a dream, a project, a problem to solve?

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

This class covers level 1,2 and 3 NCEA in digital technology.

NUMBER - NCEA LEVEL 1 LOUW 6
Bivariate data INOK 8

We will use scatter graphs to determine if there is a relationship between two variables and the

What IIIIIII Love to Read & Write (level 4) EMIM 4

Wanna read the books that light you up?

English Research Skills KAYH 3, 4

This course is designed to build students researching skills.

SEQUENCES LOUW 7

SEQUENCES

Elementary my dear Watson BRAF 3, 4, 5

Want to create the next Sherlock Holmes?

SONGS OF FREEDOM: History Through Art and Music MATD 4, 5

In this course we will be learning music from around the world, and using music and art to learn

There is no 'I' in TEAM SARA 6

'Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships' - Michael Jordan

Number INOK 5

We will look at the types of numbers, their operations and use them in solving problems.

Drop the base: titrations and chemical reactivity ZACW 7

We will begin the year by learning how to perform titrations, an important technique to quantify

Film Studies GEOM 6, 7

Film Studies explores the many aspects of films from the technical to the social and political.

Purple
LA Levels
Literacee GEOM 3, 4, 5, 6

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

Get your chorography on SARB 7, 8

This term this focused on choreography for students to work individually or in groups to develop

Photography ROSM 7

This course is designed to enable you to make a body of work suitable for a Photography Folio for

Choreo @ ATD SARM 6, 7, 8

Come and join us in the choreography workshop to create what inspires you.

Softball STEH 4, 5

As well as developing our skills around small ball catching, throwing and striking, I'm keen for

NCEA 1 Number ALIS 6

We will spend this block racing through the math skills you need just to get by in the world.

L2 Algebra INOK 7

This Algebra course is essential to continue in this class.

Sign Making JARG 4

During this 5 week course students will learn how a range of skills that will enable them to desi

Kiwi Teens health REBF 7, 8

This year in 78HEA we will be covering a range of topics and learning more about the health of ot

SEQUENCES and NETWORKS LOUW 7

This is a study of number patterns and how they can be used in real life situations.

IMPROVISATION MART 6, 7, 8

This course will begin preparing our actors for future productions and improvisation competitions

Is it time for a School Mag? MART 6, 7, 8

This class focusses on developing journalism skills by looking at factual writing in interesting

1.2 Level One - Term one 'Getting started' HOLR 5, 6, 7

*This is full year NCEA course that offers up to 24 credits.

Level 1 Math DERT 6

Statistics L3 Bivariate data DERT 8

To wake up the brain for the year we will study Bivariate Data.

No panics, it's Mechanics! FLOM 8

This year-long course will follow an academic path to offer 19 to 22 credits at NCEA level 3, cov

1.1 Level One - Term one 'Getting started' HOLR 5, 6, 7

*This is full year NCEA course that offers up to 24 credits.

Mechanics FLOM 7, 8

This year-long course will follow an academic path to offer 19 to 22 credits at NCEA level 2 or 3

Clone of Clone of 1.2 Level One - Term one 'Getting started' HOLR 5, 6, 7

*This is full year NCEA course that offers up to 24 credits.

NCEA Level One English/Media - Term One RICP 6

This term, we'll have an in-depth look at film techniques. Why does the camera move like that?

Hey there, hot stuff: Heat energy MATP 5, 6

In this block students will investigate the science of heat – what is heat energy, how does it mo

Statistics INOK 8

To wake up the brain for the year we will study Bivariate Data.

Clone of Clone of 1.2 Level One - Term one 'Getting started' HOLR 5, 6, 7

*This is full year NCEA course that offers up to 24 credits.

Solving World Peace STEH 5

A simulation game designed to get us working together in groups to solve real world crisis.

Independent History Portfolio RICM 8

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR Level 3 History.

Philosophy - Ethics BRES 8

This course is an introduction to Ethics and Political Philosophy.

Introducing Sociology ALLH 8

The difference between social psychology and sociology is outlined.

CO-ORDINATE GEOMETRY LOUW 7

Co-ordinate geometry is the study of algebraic equations on graphs.

NUMBER LOUW 4, 5

NUMBER
All those essential skills to be numerate -

Understanding NCEA History RICM 6, 7

In this unit we will develop our understanding of History through the exploration of a variety of

Language Support RICM 4, 5

In this unit as a class we will identify languages being studied, identify individual goals and t

Drop the base: quantitative titrations ZACW 7

We will begin the year by learning how to perform titrations, an important technique to quantify

Philosophy: Death to Socrates BRES 4, 5

Socrates is known as the founder of philosophy. So why was he put to death?

Literarcee GEOM 3, 4

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

Independent History Portfolio RICM 7, 8

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR L2/3.

Art MELS 6

Art

ADVANCED MUSIC 2 - (NCEA LEVEL 3) MATD 8

Do music for NCEA credits!

Extremely atmospheric geological investigations MATP 7, 8

Welcome to Senior Earth and Space Science 2017!

Introducing Psychology ALLH 8

In this course the major theories that make up psychology will be outlined.

CHANCE and DATA LOUW 6

We will examine both Statistics and Probability.

Writing Folios BRAF 6

I'll get you started on your writing folios.

1.1 Level One - Term one 'Getting started' HOLR 6

(This is full year course)

Numeric Reasoning GREO 6

We'll revise integers, factors, multiples, primes, BEDMAS, we'll look at percentages and proporti

Independent History/Art History/Classical Studies Portfolio RICM 6, 7, 8

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR YOUR NCEA LEVEL.

MUSICAL OVERTURES... MATD 5

This class is designed for students at the junior level who are serious about music, but not yet

Liven Up the City EMIM 4

We're going to brighten up the city with a yarn bomb, a flash mob, or by painting the pavement wi

Psychology in Context RICP 7, 8

This is a new course, so it might be a little weird. But it may also be quite fun!

Production of Beauty at Dance Unlimited SARM 7, 8

Come and join the "Dance Unlimited" crew with anything goes* choreography and p

Gothic Fiction and Horror NATW 8

Elements of gothic fiction and horror have held an irresistible appeal for audiences for hundreds

Equilibrium - a chemical balancing act ZACW 8

We will begin the year by significantly expanding upon our knowledge of chemical equilibria from

Sequences and Series DERT 7

This course is the Level 2 Internals course - we will be focusing on internal Achievement Standar

Level One English - Written Text Analysis RICP 6

After starting off by analysing some interesting short stories and poetry, we’ll choose a novel a

78 Make and Create JARG 7, 8

This course is the first part of a year long 78TEC programme that allows students to select and m

How do we "do" science? ZACW 4

In this unit, we will discover how we know what we know, and "how to do science".

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

This class covers level 1,2 and 3 NCEA in digital technology.

Developing Your Ideas SARF 7, 8

This term will focus on choreography and how to communicate a theme or intention.

Number INOK 5

We will look at the types of numbers, their operations and use them in solving problems.

1.1 Level One - Term one 'Getting started' HOLR 6

(This is full year course)

Athletics Gearing up for Olympics Day.... EMMB 6

This is a purely practical assessment it runs alongside the 5 Star Award Scheme.

Orange
LA Levels
5ENG - Extension English RICP 5

This course is designed for those students already operating at or above the 'typical' Y10 studen

NCEA Level 2 Media - Term One RICP 7

This term we'll focus on film analysis - brushing up your knowledge of visual/auditory techniques

STAGE CHALLENGE 2017 SARF 5, 6

If you are are interested in performing and dancing - we need you!

Shakin all over (again) MATP 5, 6

Ah, the joys of life in the shakey isles....

Signal received, initiating response BREB 8

To effectively launch into biology we need to better understand the natural world around us.

Photography ROSM 8

This course is designed to enable you to make a body of work suitable for a Photography Folio for

Prejudice and Literature ROBM 6

Why are people so cruel to each other?

Finding Me KIRM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Could life be better? Would you like to get on track, gain confidence, and direction?

Level 3 pe EMMB 8

Over the first term and leading into term two we will be looking at completing two standards.

UPT Digital RENM 4, 5

Web, app, and games development. Tech innovation. Digital Media/Design/Music projects.

Signal received, initiating response BREB 8

To effectively launch into biology we need to better understand the natural world around us.

Teach to others! FLOM 7, 8

Would you like to teach something that you're expert in to a group of students?

Developing Your Inner Ear MATD 3, 4, 5

This class is designed for anyone with an interest in music – you don’t need to have a lot of mus

1.2 Foundation learn to draw and more (Term one) HOLR 4, 5

Foundation drawing (runs through all of term one)

Level One - Term one 'Getting started' HOLR 6

(This is full year course)

The Ukulele Orchestra! MATD 3, 4

This course is open to all ukulele enthusiasts, from beginners to advanced, students and parents

The Golden Age of TV / Film Studies STEM 8

This course examines how visual texts create meaning through formal elements such as narrative, m

The Future is a Nightmare NATW 7

Explore frightening visions of the future.

Introduction to Law ALLH 8

Law is defined. We examine why laws are obeyed.

Physics BLAS 7, 8

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.

Contextual Film Analysis - Term 1 2017 RICP 8

**This course is designed for students who have achieved ten 'film-related' credits in either L2

The Study of Film & Cinema MART 6, 7, 8

Learn what makes a movie, by studying specific genres and filming conventions.

1.1 Extension English GEOM 6

This course is for students who want to extend their literacy and/or English skills.

Teenage kicks FRAM 6

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.

Level One plus (6,7) Term one Getting started HOLR 6, 7

(This is full year course)

ADVANCED MUSIC: NCEA LEVELS TWO AND THREE MATD 7, 8

This course is designed for experienced musicians, wanting to achieve standards at levels two and

Comparative History: Aotearoa and Hawaii RICM 6, 7

In this course, we will investigate the historical similarities and differences between the colon

Patterns in the nature of things BREB 7

The world is not just randomly populated. We know this from the things we see everyday.

Drop the base: quantitative titrations ZACW 7

We will begin the year by learning how to perform titrations, an important technique to quantify

LOST CIVILISATIONS BREB 7

No man is an island, but an island is.

CHANCE AND DATA LOUW 6

We will examine both Statistics and Probability.

STAGE CHALLENGE 2016 SARB 5, 6

If you are are interested in performing and dancing - we need you!

Cool Chemistry FLOM 6, 7

This year will take us on a long journey of science exploration, covering varied content like ast

History and Art History: Spanish Civil War RICM 6, 7

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR L1/2.

Villains-Short Stories VERL 6

In this course, students will be introduced to the study of the villainous and infamous character

Geography REBF 6, 7

Explore a NZ contemporary geographic issue.

1.1 Foundation drawing and more..... HOLR 4, 5

Foundation drawing (runs through all of term one)

Kohknowco (UPT Digital) RENM 5, 6

Artists, Dreamers, and Tech Entrepreneurs!

Te Reo Maori Mo Nga Teina MART 1, 2, 3, 4

“Ko te manu e kai ana te miro, nona te ngahere.

Philosophy of Religion and Uni philosophy BRES 7, 8

Class sessions are split between NCEA Level 3 and University course Phil110.

Statistics L3 Bivariate data INOK 8

To wake up the brain for the year we will study Bivariate Data.

Let's get physical SARM 5

Do you like boxing, weight training, keeping or getting fit?

Sex! Think you know it all? JOB 5

Maybe you do know it all, maybe you don't. But after this course you will definitely be wiser.

SONGS OF FREEDOM: History Through Art and Music MATD 4, 5

In this course we will using famous works of music and art to learn about important events in wor

Is it basic or alkaline? FLOM 6

This class will prepare students for the external assessment Sci 1.5 Acids and Bases, which will

1984 NATW 7

George Orwell’s 1984 is a thought-provoking novel that shows the terrifying life of

Character Design JARG 4, 5

From the classic characters of animation with the likes of Totoro, to legendary game characters s

Preparing for the 48 Hours Film Competition MART 6, 7, 8

Learn to make a movie in the form of a short film, documentary, advertisement or music video.

Calculus DERT 8

This is normally a FULL YEAR course for students who have completed level two mathematics.

1.1 Business Studies GEOM 6, 7, 8

Business Studies is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers a

How to dispose of corpses and survive Alien attacks MATP 6

Seems like every crime drama these days has a crim that dissolves victims in acid… And how do yo

Level 1 Math DERT 6

Number skills.

The skeptics club - conspiracy theories? FLOM 4, 5

You all have been watching documentaries before, or read some interesting article on internet.

Social Voice - having your say PETB 4, 5, 6

Social Studies is about making a difference to the world and the people that inhabit it.

An introduction to hospitality KAYH 4

This course is aimed at level 4 students and Sarah Arts has a course in green aimed at level 5 st

Wreeding and Riting Skillz 4 ROBM 4

*This is a Curriculum Level 4 class covering similar topics to its Level 5 counterpart.

Making mistakes with drawing and paint and loving it HOLR 3, 4

Foundation drawing and painting (runs for term one)

Training programmes L3 and Biomechanics L2 SARA 7, 8

Welcome to Level 2 and 3 Physical Education.

Other
LA Levels
Directing Shakespeare MART 6, 7, 8

Shall I compare you to a summer's day..?

Social Voice PETB 5, 6

Social Studies is about making a difference to the world and the people that inhabit it.

1.1 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs HOLR 8

We start the term by working out what you want to work on through the year.

SEQUENCES and NETWORKS LOUW 7

This is a study of number patterns and how they can be used in real life situations.