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LA Levels
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.

Your Planet, Your Future KAYH 4

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

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'.

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

NUMERIC REASONING LOUW 6

This course contains a mixture of internals and externals during the year.

Is it basic or alkaline? FLOM 6

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

Ko ngā Ākonga Tuākana (Senior Te Reo Māori) ABBR 6, 7, 8

Nau mai, haere mai ki ngā tuākana o Ao Tawhiti!

Ratios and Rates/Measurement/Geometry JOHS 5

Ratios and Rates

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

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 future of energy // Astronomical spectroscopy ZACW 8

THE FUTURE OF ENERGY (five weeks)

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.

Dancing Through the Decades SARM 4, 5

In this class we will be preparing for the Showquest competition.

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

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

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

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?

Numeric Reasoning GREO 5, 6

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

NUMBER - NCEA LEVEL 1 LOUW 6
Project English: Understanding The Science GEOM 5

This course is for students who enjoy working on their own research projects.

The NEW Journalists Society MART 4, 5

Want to try your hand at journalism?

NUMBER LOUW 5

All those essential skills to be numerate -

ADVANCED MUSIC 1; NCEA LEVEL 1 MATD 6, 7

PRE-REQUISITES

Preparing for the event SARA 7, 8

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

1.1 Level 3 Mathematics and Measurement LIBB 3

This class is for students working within Level 3.

English for Artists LAUB 6, 7

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

SEQUENCES and NETWORKS LOUW 7

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

NUMBER and MEASUREMENT LOUW 5

NUMBER - all those essential skills to be numerate -

Mathematics DERT 6

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

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

Measury maths MATP 5

This is an introductory, practical based NZC Level 5 course - typically Y9 students would start h

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

Control - Who has it? CRPE 5

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

5 Matt - real world numbers MATP 5

NUMBER - with a practical/ context-based approach.

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.

Number and Measurement MICV 5

This course will suit students who are planning to take an NCEA Level maths course next year.

Calculus DERT 8

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

Personal Movement & Fitness DEAC 4

Athletics, gymnastics, fitness, yoga, climbing, olympic lifting.

Animal Behaviour Introduction MATW 8

All animals live in a different sensory world to humans.

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

SOH CAH TOA! (Not a Harry Potter spell) ZACW 5

Students will learn to apply trigonometric ratios and Pythagoras' Theorem to solve real-world pro

Essential Skills for the Professional Musician MATD 6, 7, 8

This course is designed for students wanting to complete NCEA standards in music, or for experien

1.1 8English GEOM 8

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

Astronomical spectroscopy // alkynes of fun with organic chemistry ZACW 8

ASTRONOMICAL SPECTROSCOPY (weeks 1-5)

7 and 8ART studio residency year two and Three JONJ 7, 8

This course runs for a full year and ends at the beginning of term 4.

Animal Behaviour Introduction MATW 8

All animals live in a different sensory world to humans.

Writing Workshop MEGW 5

A chance to learn some fundamentals of writing, put them into practice, and get some feedback.

Minglish Level 1 RICP 6

('Minglish' is a combination of 'Media' and 'English')

Energy and the Earth MATP, TERA 5, 6, 7

From the beginning to the end.

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

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

year 11 - 'Getting started' - term one HOLR 6

This course runs for a full year and ends in the beginning of term 4.

Sustainability: Bush Basics KATA 6

What is sustainability? Why is it important?

Sustainable maths STEH 4

Measurement tools and skills have a variety of uses in everyday life.

Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

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).

The Making of Aotearoa New Zealand KATA 4

Aotearoa New Zealand. One of the last places on Earth to be settled by humans.

Time and space. MICV 5

In this class we will be looking at the types of measurement units that we use everyday e.g.

New Zealand's unique geology ZACW 5, 6

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

How to run away from bears and other useful life skills MICV, MATW 6

Every wondered how you get the energy to run away from bears?

Numeracy Basics MATW 6

- Do you use a calculator to work out times-tables multiplications?

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.

Korero Maori MART 6, 7, 8

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

Tourism - World Tourism Destinations CRPE 7, 8

This course is designed for senior students who are interested in learning about or working in th

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.

Writing Workshop MEGW 5

In this level five English class we will practice descriptive writing skills, as well as brush up

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

Philosophy: Romeo and Juliet LAUB 4, 5

Destiny, fate, love and hate. Shakespeare wrote about all the big things.

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 INOK 4

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

Essential Number Skills DUNW 5

This course is intended to provide something different.

How do I measure up? DUNW 4

Measurement tools and skills have a variety of uses in everyday life.

Advanced Mandarin Language and Culture Class MLA 4, 5

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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

Integrated Studies 2 GEOM 7, 8

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

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

1.1 Level 3 Mathematics including Geometry and Measurement LIBB 3, 4

This class is for students working within Level 3 who are not quite ready for Level 4, or who hav

Measurement and Number Knowledge GREO, DERT 5

Mahi ine me te nama.

Minglish Level 1 - Reading! RICP 6

('Minglish' is a combination of 'Media' and 'English')

What's your number? KAYH 4

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

Let's get the measure of where we are at.... KAYH 4

Maths is the only universal language which means we can ALL understand it and use it in our every

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?

The Ukulele Orchestra! MATD 3, 4

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

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

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

Advanced DRAMA ALIE 7, 8

This year there are two distinct streams operating at senior level; 6DRA will create and rehearse

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.

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..?

Mechanical Mayhem GREO 7

We'll begin the learning that is assessed by the mechanics external 91171.

TRIGONOMETRY and PROBABILITY METHODS LOUW 7

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

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

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

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

Introduction to genetics ZACW 6

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

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

Did you know that reality might differ from what your sense perceptions tell you?

Softball STEH 5

Softball is New Zealand's second most popular summer sport and we have been World Champions six t

5 Maths Term 1 2022 JESD 5

This course will suit students who are planning to take an NCEA Level 1 maths course next year.

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.

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LA Levels
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

Ki O Rahi and Volleyball SARO 5

The focus this term will be on your interpersonal skills.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas MEGW 4, 5

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

Individual Pathway English GEOM 5

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

ARE YOU CRAZY? NO I’M ABSURD! EMKN 7, 8

This course is focusing on the ADVANCED skills for TWO/THREE person scenes.

Our Treaty KATA 4, 5

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

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)

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

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.

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

World War One Readings BRAF 5

In this course we will read 10 texts exploring various aspects of World War One.

Calculus DERT 8

This is normally a full year course for students who have completed level two mathematics.

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

Chancy Measurement GREO 6

This term we will start working towards the internal in measurement.

NUMBER - NCEA LEVEL 1 LOUW 6
Design and Make JARG 5, 6

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

Year 12 and 13 art - term one HOLR 7, 8

Term one

Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology KelB 7, 8

In this course you will participate in a variety of Exercise Science practical labs as well as th

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.

There and Back Again ROBM 4

Let's read The Hobbit!

1.1 level two and three art making - term one HOLR 7, 8

Term one

Calculus - Trigonometry DERT 8

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

Sociology ALLH 8

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

JAZZ BAND: TERM 1 MATD 6, 7, 8

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

Statistics L3 Bivariate data INOK 8

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

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

Foundation drawing (runs through all of term one)

CHANCE and DATA LOUW 6

We will examine both Statistics and Probability.

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

1.1 Level 3 Literacy LIBB 3

In this course we will be learning about the links between reading and writing and have explicit

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

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.

Stanley Kubrick ROBM 8

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

History, Sociology and The Dawn Raids of the 1970s RICM 7, 8

This course is an introduction to the study of both History and Sociology for NCEA assessments at

Shakespeare Festival Class SARH 6

Yes, it is time for Sheliah Winn Shakespeare Competition again.

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

Te Ngakau o te Kura - Heart of the School MART 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Time to put our cultural and historical narrative into our school.

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

Stranded on Mars: The Martian ROBM 6

Imagine being an astronaut stranded, alone, on Mars.

Level Two - Art making towards a folio HOLR 7

Term one

The big ideas REBF 8

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

Quiet Please! GEOM 6

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

Essential Number Skills DUNW 5

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

Chemical Reactivity: Part 1 ZACW 7

In Term 1.1 (and concluding in Term 1.2), we will focus on some important questions across a broa

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

Introducing Psychology ALLH 7, 8

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

Reading for Pleasure KATA 5

Reading opens a world of ideas and information enabling you to understand your own world or possi

Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 7, 8

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

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

From the Insane: Memnto VERL 7, 8

Parent Permission to watch Memento

What's your angle? MICV 5

We will find out how high Superman has to jump when he leaps tall buildings in a single bound!

To the Beach! KATA 7, 8

Sustainability? Too boring, too vague, too late? A government greenwash or a survival plan?

6 ENG: Coming of Age Stories MEGW 6

We will read some 'coming-of-age' stories, and do some creative writing.

What if .....reading an alternative version of a known story. KAYH 4

What if we changed the story or the ending.

Algebra Level 2 INOK 7

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

Stick and Ball Team Sports DEAC 4

Lacrosse, cricket, hockey, softball.

Aqueous equilibria - a chemical balancing act ZACW 8

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

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

Write like a pro. STEH 4

The ability to write well to convey your message accurately and meaningfully, is crucial in so ma

Location, Location, Location CRPE 6

What is this thing called Geography?

Organic chemistry: it's alkynes of fun! ZACW 7

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (weeks 1-7)

True Crime STMA 5

In the year 1999, high school student Hae Min Lee, disappeared without a trace.

Active photography! STEH 4

This course has two seperate, but complimentary focus areas and I am looking for students who wan

Statistics DERT 8

Scientia Ficta STEM 4

Science fiction has a strange habit of often becoming reality.

Elementary My Dear Watson BRAF 4

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

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?

Patterns in the nature of things BREB 7

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

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

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

Calculus - Trigonometry DERT 8

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

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.

Project Senior English GEOM 7, 8

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

Introduction to Shakespeare and Othello LAUB 4

Are you a frothy dismal-dreaming dewberry? How about a bootless beetle-headed barnacle?

How do we "do" science? ZACW 4

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

Reading for enrichment and success MEGT 6

We live in a literacy-rich world, where daily life involves navigating a stream of information an

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

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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

668, Neighbour of the Beast MATP 4, 5

45Maths is a core numeracy course.

Find Your Favourite Reading Genre RICP 5

In this block, we will be reading a bunch of books. So many books!

Film Studies GEOM 6, 7
NUMBER LOUW 4, 5

All those essential skills to be numerate -

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

34MAT - Can you find your way around a Map? KAYH 3, 4

This course looks at position and orientation.

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

Integrated Studies 1 GEOM 5, 6

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

Team building SARA 4

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

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.

1.1 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Part One- Getting started
Term one

Young Journalists Society MART 4, 5

Want to try your hand at journalism?

Level 1 Maths 2021 Term 1 MATW 6

The class will allow you to pursue your individual mathematics goals, whether they be obtaining f

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 MEGW 5, 6

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

Microbiology MATP 5

2021 - a return to normal?

Being a Sociologist ALLH 8

The difference between social psychology and sociology is outlined.

Understanding Sustainability: Ecosystems and Economics KATA 6

What is sustainability? Why is it important?

Calculus DERT 8

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

Drop the base: quantitative titrations ZACW 7

Titrations are used in a wide range of jobs, from wine and cheese preparation, monitoring the pH

ReMake: Deconstruct/ Reconstruct JARG 3, 4

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

Philosophy: Death to Socrates BRES 6

CONTENT R13 - due to essential video material.

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

Numeric Reasoning GREO 5

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

Introducing Psychology ALLH 7, 8

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

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

It's Sheilah Winn time again.

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

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

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

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

Tennis SARB 5

Do we have a Djokovic or Williams in the making?

NUMBER and MEASUREMENT LOUW 5

NUMBER - all those essential skills to be numerate -

Find Your Favourite Genre RICP 5

This course is targeted towards students who are operating at the higher end of the Level Five cu

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

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

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LA Levels
Classical Studies RICM 4, 5

In this course we will be exploring the life and times of real and mythical heroes of the classic

Gothic Fiction and Horror ROBM 8

Age 16+ due to films shown in this class.

6 Maths Term 1 - Numbers with Jess JESD 6

This course is set up for students who are aiming to obtain 10 NCEA Level 1 numeracy credits.

How to Explode on Social Media in 48 Hours MART 6, 7, 8

We will be looking at Social Media and Representation.

Our place in the Universe - as seen by the human animal MATP 6, 7, 8

This is a new multi-level year-long science course for 2020, and the exact content will be decide

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

Calculus - Trigonometry, differentiation. DERT 8

This is normally a full year course for students who have completed level two mathematics.

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.

Waves in Light and Sound and Optics GREO 5

What's a wave? What are the different types of waves? What shapes can they have?

MUSICAL OVERTURES... MATD 5

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

Mountains What? CRPE 5

Why might you care about mountains? Lets look at mountains from as many perspectives as we can.

There's no 'I' in team KelB 6

‘Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships’ - Michael Jordan.

Philosophy of Science BRES 6

What is science? How does it work?

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

Students will equip themselves with a toolbox for rational thinking.

You are what you eat SUZL, TERA 4

Why do we need to eat?
What is a balanced diet?
What makes up our food?

ADVANCED MUSIC 2; NCEA LEVELS 2 and 3 MATD 7, 8

PRE-REQUISITES

There is no 'I' in TEAM SARA 6

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

Life on Earth ZACW 4

David Attenborough kindly agreed to read this for us:

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.

Exit, Pursued by a Bear ALIE 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Yes, it is time for Sheliah Winn Shakespeare Competition again.

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

Modern Physics and then a start on Mechanics GREO 8

Modern Physics (3 credits - internal)

X Race STEH 3, 4

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

Art and Ideas in the Spanish Civil War RICM 5, 6

This course is an introduction to the study of both History and Art History for NCEA assessments

NUMBER LOUW 5

All those essential skills to be numerate -

Business Studies and Enterprise 1 GEOM 5

Business Studies 1 is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers

Softball STEH 5

Softball is New Zealand's second most popular summer sport and we have been World Champions six t

TRIGONOMETRY and PROBABILITY METHODS LOUW 7

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

Cafe Economics GEOM 6

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

Number NCEA L1 INOK 6

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

Gothic Whispers MEGW 8

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

6ENG BetM 6

In this course, we will study a range of texts (written and film) through the lens of English.

How to Adult 2022 term 2 KIRM 6, 7, 8

In term 2 we will focus on: life beyond school
work and study - this will include:

Poe Power! JOB 8

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

Auteur Theory ROBM 8

What is an Auteur? Let's find out!

Philosophy of Religion and Uni philosophy BRES 7, 8

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

Te Reo mo ngā Teina: Whānau MART 1, 2

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

The biology of movement MICV 5

In the first part of the term we will be investigating all of the body systems involved in moveme

Philosophy - A brief History BRES 8, 7

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

Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Part One- Getting started
Term one

Philosophy: Death to Socrates BRES 6

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

Softball STEH 4, 5

Softball is New Zealand's second most popular summer sport and we have been World Champions six t

Ukulele Orchestra MATD 4

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

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.

Where are you? SARH 5

Our central city has awesome pockets of interesting spaces!

Signal received, initiating response BREB 8

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

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 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…..

Habitat JARG 3, 4

Design and make an insect habitat.

5HOS BetM 5

In this course, we'll learn how to make skilled, yummy dishes from all over the place, whilst lea

Project English GEOM 6

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

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

Demonstrate an Understanding of Mechanics GREO 7

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

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

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

1984 MEGW 7

We begin the year reading and discussing George Orwell's novel, 1984,

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).

Level 2 “Camping' EMMB 7

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

English Basics MEGW 4

Spelling, word classes, sentence structure, and paragraph composition.

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

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

Te Moana Nui A Kiwa / The Pacific KATA 4

Last year was Aotearoa New Zealand.

Geology INOK 4, 5

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

Climate change: around the world, here at home ZACW 5, 6

Students are strongly encouraged to take both the green and blue colour block 56CLI classes as pa

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

Beneficial & Harmful Microorganisms MATW 6

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

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

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

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

Minglish Level 2 RICP 7

In this course, students will study written and visual texts closely, then choose their own asses

45Car My Creative Time Capsule KIRM 4, 5

Who am I? Where am I going?

The Purpose and Fairness of Tax KATA 5, 6

Ever since you could walk to the counter of your local dairy to buy yourself an ice block, you ha

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.

Welcome to Science! MICV 4

This class will look at how science operates through a range of different experiments.

Food and Nutrition REBF 6

Do you like cooking and learning about nutrition?

3/4 Art ROSM 3, 4

Drawing and Painting

Statistics DERT 8

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

Taking social action PETB 6, 7, 8

Social actions that make a difference

Theatre Design and Backstage Magic ALIE 4, 5

All things backstage.

45Maths - Number INOK 4, 5

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

Maths Number Skills KAYH 3, 4

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

6 Project English GEOM 6

This course is for students who want to begin working towards Level 1 NCEA English.

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

THE SIX O’CLOCK NURSERY RHYME NEWS EMKN 4

This Drama Course will focus on building confidence by collaborating in Drama games and learning

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

Choose Your Own Adventure ROBM 8

This course needs your help!

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?

Movement for Badminton ALEM 7, 8

In term one you will be learning about the biophysical principles (anatomy, biomechanics, skill l

Senior Minglish - Reading! RICP 7, 8

In this course, students will study written and visual texts closely, then choose their own asses

Publication Production LAUB 6, 7, 8

This is a course where you can take control! Plan, make and print a magazine each term.

NUMERIC REASONING – NCEA Level 1 LOUW 6

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

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

Wanna read the books that light you up?

Music Videos or Magazines MART 6, 7, 8

Let us explore the Media Standards together. All levels. Be it in Film or Print media.

Run / Jump / Throw - Athletics Training: DEAC 4, 5

Together we will develop the skills that will lead to success around the different track and fiel

Demonstrate an Understanding of Mechanics GREO 7

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

Crime Scene - Forensic Scientists Needed! ZACW 5

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

Anime BRAF 3, 4

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

Show Quest 2019 SARM 4, 5

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

1.1 Level 4 Mathematics including Geometry and Measurement LIBB 4

This class is for students working within Level 4.

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?

1.1 Ceramical Beasts from past and future HOLR 3, 4, 5, 6

You are going to build imaginary beasts from clay.

Acids and Bases ALIS 6

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

Junior Drama MART 4, 5, 6

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

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 .

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.

Brvty! ROBM 8

BREVITY
/ˈbrɛvɪti/
noun

There's no 'I' in team SARO 6

‘Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships’ - Michael Jordan.

On the Spot. SARH 4

Fast and Fun Drama Improvisation skills

Blue
LA Levels
6/7/8MAT Maths for Work Placements JOHS 6

This course will run from the start of 1.1

MEASUREMENT and CHANCE and DATA LOUW 6

MEASUREMENT -

Law :starting out ALLH 7, 8

Law give you awareness of your rights and responsibilities.

From the Shadows of the Soul MEGW 6

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

Term one year 9 and 10 art - ceramics HOLR 5

9 and 10 people interested in learning more about art making will discover a new medium each term

1.1 level two art making towards a folio HOLR 7

Term one

Hikoi 4 Hauora BRAF 5

Walk the Otakaro river trail from Brighton to the city and raise money for a charity of our choic

1.1 The Healthcare Industry LIBB 5

Have you ever wondered about the term “Healthcare Industry”?

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

Pre-requisite is completing foundation painting 1.1.

Statistics DERT 8

Algebra Level 2 DERT 7

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

Genetic Variation MICV 6

In this course we will investigate the genetics behind inheritance and the importance of genetic

Patterns in the nature of things BREB 7

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

Business Studies and Enterprise 2 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

Parihaka RICM 6

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

Whakarongo ki ngā Manu Kōrero MART 6, 7, 8

'Listen to the Birds Talking'
(Note: The Birds are a metaphor for the students)

Exercise and Wellbeing EMMB 4, 5

Looking at lifelong well being.

Shakespeare Taster LAUB 5

5 ENGLISH is going Shakespearean this term!

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

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

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?

NCEA MUSIC MATD 6, 7, 8

For the first time ever, this year we will be running levels 1, 2 and 3 NCEA music standards in o

Control-Alt-Delete BREB 5

This exciting new class is all about you.

Pale blue dot SARA 4, 5

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

EMP - Content Phase RICP 6, 7, 8

Why on earth are you looking at a course called EMP?

Around the World in 80 Pages ROBM 6

In this class we will be studying short stories from around the world.

1.1 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Part One- Getting started
Term one

Poetry and Place ROBM 7

Do you like to read? Are you interested in exploring Christchurch?

Do We Have A Culture? MART 5

Ever watched the news or heard about events that you don't understand.

NUMBER LOUW 4

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

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

Atomic and Nuclear Energy (and some history!). And Maniacal Mechanics GREO 7

Nuclear internal (3 credits):

Aqueous equilibria - a chemical balancing act FLOM 8

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

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

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

Product and Furniture Design JARG 6, 7, 8

Design and Prototype a unique seating outcome.

Ultimate Frisbee and Interpersonal Skills ALEM 6

What better way to start the year, than with some teamwork, more specifically interpersonal skill

Level 5 Media Studies - Film Analysis RICP 5

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

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

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

Philosophy: Cannibals and care LAUB 7

Welcome to a course looking at the concept of human bodies for consumption.

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

Documenting Perspectives ROBM 6

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

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?

FOUNDATION MUSIC 1: Understanding Music MATD 4

This course is designed for musicians of all levels, from beginner up.

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

Want to be part of an amazing school tradition?

Doing good for others - What in the world? CRPE 6

Not everyone in the world lives like we do!

What is in my food? SARA 5

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

Philosophy and Human Nature BRES 5

What is a human? Are we simply complex biological machines or do we have a non-physical soul?

This thing called LIFE MATP 4

LIFE - It's complicated! What is life?

FOUNDATION MUSIC 1: Understanding Music MATD 4

This course is designed for musicians of all levels, from beginner up.

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

Pre-requisite is completing foundation painting 1.1.

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

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

Becoming a Geographer KATA 6

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

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

Space, the final frontier....

Mastering Fundamental Movement Skills DEAC 4

Health, fitness and sporting pursuits have a range of fundamental movements that can be expanded

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.

Healthy & Delicious STMA 5

Do you want to make healthy choices with your eating habits but aren’t sure how?

Maths - Number and Geometry STEH 4

In this class we will further develop our skills to work with place value including positive and

AO Tennis Open STEH 5

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

4HOS BetM 4

In this course, we'll learn how to make interesting, yummy dishes from all over the world, whilst

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." -

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

1.1 The hopefulness of drawing HOLR 4, 5

This course runs for all of term one and is designed to show you different ways of how to draw.

1.1 English: Film Studies GEOM 7

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

How mammals eat and use food (Part 1). MICV 6

In this course we will look at the structure and functions of the digestive system of mammals.

Adapt and survive, or else... MATP 5

"Change is the only constant".

MEASUREMENT and RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES LOUW 6

MEASUREMENT -

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

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.

Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology - Golf SARO 7, 8

In this course you will participate in a variety of Exercise Science practical labs as well as th

8ENG: Frankenstein MEGW 8

We begin the year with Mary Shelly's gothic novel, Frankenstein.

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

L2: Atomic and Nuclear Energy (and some history!). L3: Modern Physics GREO 7, 8

Level 2:

4/5 Social Action: Do you want to make a difference? ANNH 4, 5

Embark on a Social Action Project. Further develop your literacy and communication skills.

Senior Earth and Space Science - energy around the Earth MATP 6, 7, 8

Energy - the ability to cause a change - is fundamental to all life on Earth.

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.

Drama Llamas ALIE 5

If you are a diva or drama llama then come and join us.

Minglish Level 3 RICP 8

In this level 3 course, students will study written and visual texts closely, then choose their o

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

Me and My Wellbeing SARF 4, 5

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

Redzone rebirth MATP 5

“The highest function of ecology is understanding consequences.”

Philosophy - Ethics (University) BRES 8

Runs Term 1 AND Term 2.

Extension English GEOM 5

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

The Science of Climate Change MATW 5

This Level 5 Science class will contain three separate parts:

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

Wanna read the books that light you up?

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

Love performing, dancing and being on stage?

2021 Term 1 78Biology MATW, MICV 7, 8

This class will be co-taught by Michelle and Mattias.

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?

Rainforests: The lungs of the Earth CRPE 7

This course is all about exploring the Global pattern of Rainforests.

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

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

This course is designed to build students researching skills.

Personal Movement & Fitness - Athletics, Gymnastics, Olympic Weightlifting DEAC 4, 5

Context - athletics, gymnastics, fitness, Olympic weightlifting.

Brand Me JARG 4

Learn how to design your own logo.

There is no 'I' in TEAM SARA 6

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

SEQUENCES LOUW 7

SEQUENCES

Number INOK 5

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

YOU DIRTY BEAST! EMKN 5

This course is all about creating interesting characters and you will learn various techniques an

Elementary my dear Watson BRAF 3, 4, 5

Want to create the next Sherlock Holmes?

NCEA 78 English GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

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

Forensic Science - Every Contact Leaves a Trace! JESD TERA 4

Have you ever watched a detective/police tv show or movie and thought that one day you wanted to

Lithosphere: Fire & Ice KATA 5

In this course, we study our planet from the inside out.

Blast from the Past SARH 6, 7, 8

Journey into the past to discover monumental events and people from History.

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

Blue Climate Class: Beliefs about nature and "stuff" KATA, BRES 5, 6

Climate change is one of the biggest issues facing humanity, but why is it so hard for government

Film Studies GEOM 6, 7

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

Thou Shalt Not Waffle! SARH 4

Improvisation! Learn all of the tricks of the improvisation world!

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

Want to try your hand at journalism?

Term one year 8 art HOLR 4

This is a term long course that will help you learn processes for making art work.

Purple
LA Levels
Photography ROSM 7

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

Sign Making JARG 4

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

Playing the Blues MATD 3, 4, 5

This course is designed for musicians of all levels of experience.

Literacee GEOM 3, 4, 5, 6

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

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

Independent History Portfolio RICM 6, 7, 8

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR YOUR NCEA LEVEL.

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

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

8BIO - Biology Term 1 2022 JESD 8

In 8BIO this term we will learn about Homeostasis - how organisms maintain a stable internal envi

Survivor Island! ROBM 5

Have you ever pictured yourself stranded on a deserted island and thought, "I could do this"?

L2 Algebra INOK 7

This Algebra course is essential to continue in this class.

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 L3 Bivariate data DERT 8

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

Ko ngā Ākonga Tēina (Junior Te Reo Māori) ABBR 4, 5

Nau mai, haere mai ki ngā tēina o Ao Tawhiti!

NCEA 78English GEOM 7, 8

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

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

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

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

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.

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

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

FOUNDATION MUSIC 2: TERM 1 MATD 5

This course is designed for serious students of music, who have an interest in music and already

Dance Dance Dance SARM 6, 7, 8

During this term we will be working towards learning dances...

TRIGONOMETRY and PROBABILITY METHODS (CALCULUS OPTION ) LOUW 7

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

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

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.

How can I improve my skill? SARO 5

Have you ever wondered what you need to do to improve a particular skill?

Statistics INOK 8

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

CO-ORDINATE GEOMETRY LOUW 7

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

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

Whakarongo ki ngā Manu Kōrero MART 6, 7, 8

'Listen to the Birds Talking'
(Note: The Birds are a metaphor for the students)

Philosophy - Ethics BRES 8

This course is an introduction to Ethics and Political Philosophy.

Independent History Portfolio RICM 8

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR Level 3 History.

The Cooking Community STMA 4

“Food is not just about fuel.

Introducing Sociology ALLH 8

The difference between social psychology and sociology is outlined.

Literacy: Out and About KATA, LIBB 4

Using Õtautahi/Christchurch as inspiration, we'll get out and about in the city to find people, p

Solving World Peace STEH 5

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

Everyday I Got the Blues MATD 4, 5

This course will involve an in-depth study of the blues.

My wellbeing... your wellbeing.. OUR WELLBEING SARM 6, 7, 8

Welcome to our first (well first in the last 5 years or so) senior health class...

Calculating cookery! MICV 5

This term will have two distinct flavours.

Understanding NCEA History RICM 6, 7

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

The makings of your first Art portfolio JONJ 6

This course runs for a full year and ends at the beginning of term 4.

1.1 Tangi (otherwise known as Sound) LIBB 4

What is sound? How does it travel? How do we hear?

NUMBER LOUW 4, 5

NUMBER
All those essential skills to be numerate -

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

Did you know that reality might differ from what your sense perceptions tell you?

Philosophy: Death to Socrates BRES 4, 5

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

Language Support RICM 4, 5

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

4/5 ART 2022 LIBB 4, 5

This is a practical class where we work on skills and knowledge of art making.

Art MELS 6

Art

Mechanical Madness MICV 6

This course will work toward achieving the external Science standard for (conventional) entry int

Independent History Portfolio RICM 7, 8

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR L2/3.

Drop the base: quantitative titrations ZACW 7

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

1.1 Level One - 'Getting started' HOLR 5, 6

This course runs for a full year and ends in 4.1.

Literarcee GEOM 3, 4

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

ADVANCED MUSIC 2 - (NCEA LEVEL 3) MATD 8

Do music for NCEA credits!

Living in a material World MATP 6

For the first term we will focus on Chemistry (the reactions between different substances) workin

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.

Sustainability Basics, Interests, Concerns and Planning your Year KATA 7, 8

2019 was a year when many people woke up to the reality of climate change and the need to act.

Writing Folios BRAF 6

I'll get you started on your writing folios.

Philosophy and the Greek myths LAUB 4

Love stories? Love big ideas? Explore them all through Greek myths.

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

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR YOUR NCEA LEVEL.

Cell Biology MICV 7

We're made of cells, but how do they operate to keep us alive?

MUSICAL OVERTURES... MATD 5

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

567 Digital Art BetM 5, 6, 7

Welcome to digital art.

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

The Future is a Nightmare MEGW 7

In this class we will study dystopian texts.

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!

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

(This is full year course)

Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems JOHS 7

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

Numeric Reasoning GREO 6

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

MEASUREMENT and RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES DERT 6

MEASUREMENT -

MEASUREMENT and RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES LOUW 6

MEASUREMENT -

Get Active MEGW 5

In this class we will be playing various indoor sports and games (football, basketball, cricket),

The Science of Small Things MATW 4

In this course, we will be learning about small and/or invisible objects including: Atoms, Waves,

Unleash Your Creative Beast (#GuineaPigsNeeded) ALIE 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Unleash your creativity. Writing Guinea Pigs and Acting Guinea Pigs needed.

The Science of Climate Change MATW 5

This Level 5 Science class will contain three separate parts:

Philosophy: University courses Phil110 and Phil235 BRES 7, 8

Please be sure to read first.

Measury maths 2021 MATP 5

This is an introductory, practical based NZC Level 5 course - typically Y9 students would start h

Creating with Digital Technologies - not a free time Gaming course! IANH 4, 5

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

This Is What An Atom Really Looks Like: Part 1 ZACW 8

This unit is all about understanding: the true nature of atomic structure according to our most u

The Storybook Project 2021 Drama ALIE 5

During 2020 lockdown we started a project in the 5DRA class, reading children's books and putting

Gothic Fiction and Horror MEGW 8

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

Foundational chemistry: Acids, bases and chemical reactions ZACW 6

This unit is ESSENTIAL for any student wishing to study chemistry beyond Level 1 NCEA.

Let's Move and Communicate KelB 4

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

Production of Beauty at Dance Unlimited SARM 7, 8

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

How do we "do" science? ZACW 4

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

Sequences and Series DERT 7

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

Equilibrium - a chemical balancing act ZACW 8

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

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

Brand It JARG 5

Develop a unique brand identity.

Life: it's all connected KATA 4

We have some awesome plant and animal taonga in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Digital Art for Beginners - (focus on film) RICP 5, 6

Update: due to huge interest in digital art, this course was rebranded to 'Digital Art for Beginn

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.

term one year 7 art HOLR 4

This is a term long course that will help you learn processes for making art work.

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

Developing Your Ideas SARF 7, 8

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

Mechanical Madness GREO 8

We'll begin the learning that is assessed by the mechanics external 91524.

TRIGONOMETRY LOUW 7

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

Choreo @ ATD SARM 6, 7, 8

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

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

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

LIFE IS A SONG - ACT IT! EMKN 6

Using ensemble group work, you will be devising a performance based on a song lyric.

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

(This is full year course)

Softball STEH 4, 5

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

Comicbook and Illustrator's Festival BRAF 4, 5, 6

In this course we will plan, and run, a festival celebrating local and international illustrators

Orange
LA Levels
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....

NCEA Level 2 Media - Term One RICP 7

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

Light it up! (1.1) JARG 6

Develop your design and craft skills as you refine, plan and manufacture a light using a range of

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?

Happy New Year!! MICV 4

In this class we will investigate how different cultures celebrate important events with a partic

Signal received, initiating response BREB 8

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

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

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

UPT Digital RENM 4, 5

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

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

Foundation drawing (runs through all of term one)

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.

Playing for Change BRAF 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Playing for change started a movement to connect the world through music.

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

Democracy and You KA/LA 3, 4

Explore the foundations of democracy and how this has looked in different cultures.

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)

Exploding Ears and Foley Magic ALIE 5, 6

Sound effects can make or break a performance, be that a movie, advert, song, radio play, blog or

Physics BLAS 7, 8

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.

All that Jazz MATD 5

In this holistic course, we will be looking at the history and the social context of jazz music,

Introduction to Law ALLH 8

Law is defined. We examine why laws are obeyed.

The Future is a Nightmare MEGW 7

Explore frightening visions of the future.

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.

Electricity and magnetism: it's shocking! GREO 5

In this NZC Level 5 science course, students will:

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

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

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

(This is full year course)

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.

CHANCE AND DATA LOUW 6

We will examine both Statistics and Probability.

Donkey Kong and Reality TV ROBM 8

Unfortunately we won't be playing Donkey Kong, but we'll do the next best thing; watch people pla

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.

Geography REBF 6, 7

Explore a NZ contemporary geographic issue.

Your Smartphone is a Goldmine of Rare Metals! ZACW 6

What's the world's most valuable metal?

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

Philosophy - I know that I know nothing! BRES 3, 4

Do you really *know* the things you think you know? What is knowledge?

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.

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.

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 MEGW 7

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

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?

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.

Love, Peace and War SARM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Do you love to move your body? Do you love to create movement?

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

Character Design JARG 4, 5

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

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.

Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

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

Poisoning paradise - The 1080 Poison controversy CRPE 7

This is a Level 2/3 NCEA course.

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.

Wreeding and Riting Skillz 4 ROBM 4

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

Senior Biology - Human Physiology & Cell Biology MATW 7, 8

This class will combine Level 7 & 8 Biology.

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

Foundation drawing and painting (runs for term one)

Team Building KelB 5

In this course we will gain knowledge about different interpersonal skills and how they are appli

Training programmes L3 and Biomechanics L2 SARA 7, 8

Welcome to Level 2 and 3 Physical Education.

TRIGONOMETRY LOUW 7

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

Other
LA Levels
Directing Shakespeare MART 6, 7, 8

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

Aotearoa, What does it mean? MART 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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

Te Waipapa o te Ao Tawhiti 2021 MART 6, 7, 8

Ka hoki mai te rōpū kapa haka Te Waipapa o te Ao Tawhiti pea.

Life of a dancer... SARM 6, 7, 8

This course will run during homebase time Wednesday - Friday.

1.1 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs HOLR 8

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

Social Voice PETB 5, 6

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

SEQUENCES and NETWORKS LOUW 7

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