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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.

Independent English GEOM 5

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

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

Improv & Drama Games EMIM 4, 5

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

Is it basic or alkaline? FLOM 6

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

Your Planet, Your Future KAYH 4

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

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

Foundation drawing and painting runs for term one.

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.

Calculus DERT 8

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

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

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?

NUMBER LOUW 5

All those essential skills to be numerate -

Preparing for the event SARA 7, 8

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

NUMBER - NCEA LEVEL 1 LOUW 6
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

English for Artists LAUB 6, 7

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

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

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

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

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

Control - Who has it? CRPE 5

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

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.

Mathematics DERT 6

We are running three slightly different mathematics courses at level 6 (NCEA level 1) this year.

Animal Behaviour Introduction MATW 8

All animals live in a different sensory world to humans.

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.

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

LOST CIVILISATIONS BREB 7

No man is an island, but an island is.

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,

Legal Studies ALLH 8

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

SENIOR JAZZ BAND MATD 7, 8

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

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

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).

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

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

Korero Maori MART 6, 7, 8

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

Sustainability: Bush Basics KATA 6

What is sustainability? Why is it important?

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.

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.

The Ukulele Orchestra! MATD 3, 4

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

Number INOK 4

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

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

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

What's your number? KAYH 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

1.1 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs HOLR 8

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

What's Your Number? DEBD 4

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

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?

Number Number Number KAYH 3, 4

This course aims to strengthen students number knowledge.

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.

Design, Make, Innovate JARG 7, 8

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

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..?

Starting Law ALLH 8

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

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

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.

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?

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

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LA Levels
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

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

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

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

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.

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

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)

Digital Technologies IANH 5

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

Who do you think you are? KATA 5

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

Design and Make JARG 5, 6

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

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

NUMBER - NCEA LEVEL 1 LOUW 6
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

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.

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

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.

CHANCE and DATA LOUW 6

We will examine both Statistics and Probability.

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

Level Two - Art making towards a folio HOLR 7

Term one

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

Foundation drawing (runs through all of term one)

Advanced Mechanics FLOM 8

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

Ao Tawhiti Open Tennis STEH 4, 5

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

Calculus - Trigonometry DERT 8

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

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

The big ideas REBF 8

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

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

Stanley Kubrick ROBM 8

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

Introducing Psychology ALLH 7, 8

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

Aqueous equilibria - a chemical balancing act ZACW 8

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

From the Insane: Memnto VERL 7, 8

Parent Permission to watch Memento

Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 7, 8

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

Algebra Level 2 INOK 7

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

Essential Number Skills DUNW 5

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

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?

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

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

Patterns in the nature of things BREB 7

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

Elementary My Dear Watson BRAF 4

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

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

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The big ideas REBF 7

7 HEALTH will start this block with health promotion.

The skeptics club - Without Aliens. FLOM 5

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

How do we "do" science? ZACW 4

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

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

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

1.1 level two art making towards a folio HOLR 7

Term one

"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

Product and Furniture Design JARG 5, 6

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

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

Calculus - Trigonometry DERT 8

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

Film Studies GEOM 6, 7
NUMBER LOUW 4, 5

All those essential skills to be numerate -

1.1 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Part One- Getting started
Term one

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

Number INOK 4

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

ReMake: Deconstruct/ Reconstruct JARG 3, 4

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

Wreeding and Riting Skillz 5 ROBM 5

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

Tales of the Supernatural - Harry Potter NATW 5, 6

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

Being a Sociologist ALLH 8

The difference between social psychology and sociology is outlined.

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

Calculus DERT 8

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

Team building SARA 4

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

Read to write JOB 4, 5

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

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

Introducing Psychology ALLH 7, 8

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

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 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

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

It's Sheilah Winn time again.

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?

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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?

Social Psychology (Text Study) RICP 5

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

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

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

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
Clone of Algebra Level 2 INOK 7

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

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.

Philosophy of Science BRES 6

What is science? How does it work?

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?

Number NCEA L1 INOK 6

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

Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Part One- Getting started
Term one

Philosophy - A brief History BRES 8, 7

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

Habitat JARG 3, 4

Design and make an insect habitat.

Te Reo mo ngā Teina: Whānau MART 1, 2

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

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: Death to Socrates BRES 6

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

6MAT DERT 6

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

Philosophy of Religion and Uni philosophy BRES 7, 8

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

Signal received, initiating response BREB 8

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

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…..

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

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..?

Level 2 “Camping' EMMB 7

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

Ukulele Orchestra MATD 4

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

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

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

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).

Tennis SARB 4, 5

Do we have a Djokovic or Williams in the making?

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

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

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

Demonstrate an Understanding of Mechanics GREO 7

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

Geology INOK 4, 5

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

The nature of science ZACW 5

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

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?

Beneficial & Harmful Microorganisms MATW 6

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

45Car My Creative Time Capsule KIRM 4, 5

Who am I? Where am I going?

Shortfilm Making Skills MART 6, 7, 8

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

1.1 English: Film Studies GEOM 6

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

45Maths - Number INOK 4, 5

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

3/4 Art ROSM 3, 4

Drawing and Painting

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

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?

NUMERIC REASONING – NCEA Level 1 LOUW 6

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

Acids and Bases ALIS 6

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

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

Wanna read the books that light you up?

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

Integrated Studies 2 GEOM 7, 8

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

Nutrition - what to eat and why REBF 6

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

Great Speeches ROBM 6

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

The skeptics club FLOM 4, 5

Most of you have been watching documentaries before.

Introducing Sociology ALLH 7, 8

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

Crime Scene - Forensic Scientists Needed! ZACW 5

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

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.

Sound waves FLOM 5

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

Show Quest 2019 SARM 4, 5

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

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1.1 level two art making towards a folio HOLR 7

Term one

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

Want to try your hand at journalism?

Law :starting out ALLH 7, 8

Law give you awareness of your rights and responsibilities.

From the Shadows of the Soul NATW 6

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

Patterns in the nature of things BREB 7

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

Aqueous equilibria - a chemical balancing act ZACW 8

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

Parihaka RICM 6

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

Exercise and Wellbeing EMMB 4, 5

Looking at lifelong well being.

1.1 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Part One- Getting started
Term one

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

Foundation drawing and painting (runs for term one)

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

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

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

Shakespeare Taster LAUB 5

5 ENGLISH is going Shakespearean this term!

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?

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

Pre-requisite is completing foundation painting 1.1.

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

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

Control-Alt-Delete BREB 5

This exciting new class is all about you.

Algebra Level 2 DERT 7

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

Pale blue dot SARA 4, 5

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

NUMBER LOUW 4

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

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.

What is in my food? SARA 5

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

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

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

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

Philosophy - a brief history BRES 4, 5

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

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?

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

Want to be part of an amazing school tradition?

Product and Furniture Design JARG 6, 7, 8

Design and Prototype a unique seating outcome.

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

Space, the final frontier....

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

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

Documenting Perspectives ROBM 6

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

AO Tennis Open STEH 5

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

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." -

78English GEOM 7, 8

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

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!

1.1 English: Film Studies GEOM 7

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

Social Studies - what a disaster! REBF 4, 5

Disasters

Korero Maori MART 6, 7, 8

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

Mechanics FLOM 8

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

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

Pre-requisite is completing foundation painting 1.1.

1.1 78 English GEOM 7, 8

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

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!

Cell Biology Introduction MATW 7

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

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

Adapt and survive, or else... MATP 5

"Change is the only constant".

Algebra Level 2 INOK 7

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

Philosophy - Skepticism and Knowledge BRES 3, 4

Do you really *know* the things you think you know? Do your senses ever trick you?

Psychology ALLH 8

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

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.

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

Wanna read the books that light you up?

Poetry and Place ROBM 8

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

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.

Bivariate data INOK 8

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

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

NUMBER - NCEA LEVEL 1 LOUW 6
English Research Skills KAYH 3, 4

This course is designed to build students researching skills.

SEQUENCES LOUW 7

SEQUENCES

Number INOK 5

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

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

Elementary my dear Watson BRAF 3, 4, 5

Want to create the next Sherlock Holmes?

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

There is no 'I' in TEAM SARA 6

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

Film Studies GEOM 6, 7

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

Purple
LA Levels
NCEA 1 Number ALIS 6

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

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

Softball STEH 4, 5

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

Literacee GEOM 3, 4, 5, 6

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

Choreo @ ATD SARM 6, 7, 8

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

L2 Algebra INOK 7

This Algebra course is essential to continue in this class.

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

Sign Making JARG 4

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

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

SEQUENCES and NETWORKS LOUW 7

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

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

Level 1 Math DERT 6

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

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

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

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

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

Statistics L3 Bivariate data DERT 8

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

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

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.

Statistics INOK 8

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

Solving World Peace STEH 5

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

CO-ORDINATE GEOMETRY LOUW 7

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

Philosophy - Ethics BRES 8

This course is an introduction to Ethics and Political Philosophy.

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.

Independent History Portfolio RICM 8

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR Level 3 History.

Introducing Sociology ALLH 8

The difference between social psychology and sociology is outlined.

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

Literarcee GEOM 3, 4

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

Art MELS 6

Art

Philosophy: Death to Socrates BRES 4, 5

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

Independent History Portfolio RICM 7, 8

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR L2/3.

ADVANCED MUSIC 2 - (NCEA LEVEL 3) MATD 8

Do music for NCEA credits!

Introducing Psychology ALLH 8

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

Extremely atmospheric geological investigations MATP 7, 8

Welcome to Senior Earth and Space Science 2017!

CHANCE and DATA LOUW 6

We will examine both Statistics and Probability.

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

(This is full year course)

Writing Folios BRAF 6

I'll get you started on your writing folios.

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!

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

Gothic Fiction and Horror NATW 8

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

Production of Beauty at Dance Unlimited SARM 7, 8

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

Statistics DERT 8

Statistics is a University Entrance course and can lead to careers in Accounting, Biology, Comput

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

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

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

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.

Number INOK 5

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

Developing Your Ideas SARF 7, 8

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

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

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

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

(This is full year course)

Orange
LA Levels
NCEA Level 2 Media - Term One RICP 7

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

5ENG - Extension English RICP 5

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

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....

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

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

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?

Signal received, initiating response BREB 8

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

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?

Level One - Term one 'Getting started' HOLR 6

(This is full year course)

The Golden Age of TV / Film Studies STEM 8

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

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

The Ukulele Orchestra! MATD 3, 4

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

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

Foundation drawing (runs through all of term one)

The Future is a Nightmare NATW 7

Explore frightening visions of the future.

Physics BLAS 7, 8

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Introduction to Law ALLH 8

Law is defined. We examine why laws are obeyed.

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

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

Contextual Film Analysis - Term 1 2017 RICP 8

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

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

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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

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!

LOST CIVILISATIONS BREB 7

No man is an island, but an island is.

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.

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

Foundation drawing (runs through all of term one)

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.

Kohknowco (UPT Digital) RENM 5, 6

Artists, Dreamers, and Tech Entrepreneurs!

Statistics L3 Bivariate data INOK 8

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

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.

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.

Let's get physical SARM 5

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

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.

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

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

The skeptics club - conspiracy theories? FLOM 4, 5

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

Level 1 Math DERT 6

Number skills.

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.

Philosophy: University courses Phil110 and Phil235 BRES 7, 8

Please be sure to read first.

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
TRIGONOMETRY LOUW 6

Trigonometry gives us a way to relate the lengths of a triangle's sides with the triangle's angle

Directing Shakespeare MART 6, 7, 8

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

78 NUMERACY LOUW 6

This course is for Year 12 and 13 students who have yet to gain the 10 credits for NCEA Level 1 N

78 NUMERACY LOUW 6

This course is for Year 12 and 13 students who have yet to gain the 10 credits for NCEA Level 1 N

NUMERIC REASONING LOUW 6

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

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

This course is for students with a passion or interest in all things Digital Technology (programm

Cafe Economics GEOM 6

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

Quiet Please! GEOM 6

This course is for students who want to work towards improving their literacy and/or English skil

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.

Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

NCEA 78 English GEOM 6, 7, 8

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