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1.2 Courses
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Lucy is a Drama Director MART 4, 5

Drama with Marlene, Lucy Webster (& Rose Hubble) will be developing Drama skills with improvi

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

Preparing for the event continued... SARA 7, 8

This class is carried on from block 1.1. Please only enrol if you were in it last block.

Introduction to Algebra DUNW 5

In this course you will be introduced to a number of essential algebraic concepts.

1.2 Level 3 Mathematics and Measurement LIBB 3

This class is for students working within Level 3.

Navigating With Angles ZACW 5

There are two topics we'll learn in Term 1.2:

Mapping Maths STEH 4

Note: This class is a continuation of the Measurement and Geometry class offered by Steve in 1.1.

CRASH COURSE: Understanding how music works MATD 3, 4

Develop a deep understanding of the nuts and bolts of music through this intense crash course!

Continuation of 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.

Ocean Waves BRAF 3, 4

This film course explores transitioning between young adult and adolescence.

From pretty precipitates to investigating the cosmos 1.2 MATP 7, 8

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

Eyes on the Prize KATA 4, 5

What are the elements of a good advertisement? What are you trying to "sell"?

Football - We're into extra time! IANH 4, 5

This block I’d like to extend on our Football class from 1.1.

English for Artists LAUB 6, 7

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

Will it explode? - Properties of Substances and Energy Changes ZACW 7

(continued from Term 1.1)

Getting to know our Ōtākaro River KATA 6

We extend our understanding of the natural and biophysical world to our doorstep and the Ōtākaro

NUMBER - NCEA L1 continued LOUW 6

We will complete the Number topic and the internal AS 91026 4 credits.

Calculus DERT 8

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

Numeracy Basics Part 2 MATW 6

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

LOST CIVILISATIONS cont. BREB 7

No man is an island, but an island is.

Pop Up Restaurant - 4HOL KAYH 4

Let's work towards a one off pop up restaurant at school.

How do I measure up? DUNW 4

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

Advanced Product and Furniture Design JARG 7, 8

This class continues from term 1.1, if you are wanting to join the class in 1.2 please speak wit

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

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

Measurement KAYH 3, 4

This course will aim to cover as much as we can of the following achievement objective:

SENIOR JAZZ BAND MATD 7, 8

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

Chance and Data INOK 6

We will work on more statistics and probability.

6 Social Studies - Looking at Social Actions PETB 6

Looking at Social Actions: People use a variety of methods of protest and persuasion to seek soci

Design, Make and Innovate JARG 6

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

Whose numbers up!! What do the stats say? DEBD 4

We will continue with number and really delve into the areas that we are not proficient in.

Geometry/Measurement JOHS 5

We will look at how to use coordinate axes including positive and negative integers.

Sheilah Winn Competition Time Week 10 MART 6, 7, 8

Roses do not so; of their sweet deaths are sweetest odours made; And so of you, beauteous and lov

Whose numbers up!! What do the stats say? KAYH 4

We will continue with number and really delve into the areas that we are not proficient in.

Calculus DERT 8

By this block we should be starting Differentiation.

Practical Physics with Curves! GREO 6, 7

Students will be engaged by a range of experiments producing curved data.

Numeric Reasoning GREO 5, 6

In term 1.1 we revised integers, factors, multiples, primes and BEDMAS.

1.2 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs HOLR 8

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

Level 3/4 Maths Number Skills STEH 3, 4

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

MEASURMENT ALIS 5

We all use some sort of measurement every day in our lives whether it is time, distance, weight,

Integrated Studies 1 GEOM 6

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

78MUS MATD 7, 8

Music

Common Law ALLH 8

The Courts and how they work is examined.
How does law change?

Clone of Korero Maori MART 6, 7, 8

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

SEQUENCES and NETWORKS LOUW 7

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

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).

SENIOR JAZZ BAND MATD 7, 8

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

Can I improve my performance? SARA 6

This course carries on from block 1.1 so students need to be currently in 6PED to enter.

Culture (changed topic) CRPE 5

This Topic changed focus after week 1 to one on culture

Mapy maths with shapes, objects and nets MATP 5

SO, you know how to measure flat stuff, now it's time to leap into the 3rd and/ or 4th dimensions

Advanced Mandarin Language and Culture Class MLA 4, 5

Animal Behaviour Extension and Biological investigation MATW 8

In this block we will visit Orana Park on the 18th of March (permission slip due on the 11th) to

Map this! MICV 5

In this class we will investigate mapping skills and how to draw and construct 3-D shapes from fl

Is it basic or alkaline? - continued FLOM 6

During 1.2 we will finish covering the content for the external exam of acids and bases.

Design, Make, Innovate JARG 7, 8

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

CHANCE and DATA LOUW 6

As a consequence of the COVID 19 lockdown you will study CHANCE and DATA.

Building with Triangles - Number and Geometry KAYH 4

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

7/8 Photography, 1.2 ROSM 7, 8

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

Statistics DUNW 4, 5

Learn the basics of statistics.

More Number INOK 4

We will continue to work on our arithmetic skills.

New Zealand's unique geology ZACW 5, 6

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

MEASUREMENT LOUW 5

We all use some sort of measurement every day in our lives whether it is time, distance, weight,

Independent English GEOM 5

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

Mathematics DERT 6

Apply algebraic procedures in solving problems.

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Measurement INOK 4, 5

We'll be looking at how to make various measurements and learning to use the units of measurement

5Mat a - Measurement MATP 5

Block 1.2 MEASUREMENT

Philosophy - a brief history BRES 3, 4

Continued from term 1.1.

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

1.2 8English GEOM 8

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

We Are Not So Smart - Term 1 2017 RICP 4, 5

In this course, we're looking at various psychological theories, examining how they work in with

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

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

Shadow Puppetry EMIM 4, 5

This is available to both junior and senior DRAMA students.

Tactics for Mechanics - continued FLOM 7

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

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LA Levels
Ki O Rahi SARO 4

Ki O Rahi is a traditional Maori game where teams play against each other to gain as many points.

Electronica! MATD 3, 4, 5

This course is really an introduction to composition, and we will be focusing on how to use compu

Clone of 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

A cell's life FLOM 5

A cell is the smallest unit of life that can be classified as a living thing.

1.2 Level 3 Literacy LIBB 3

This course is a continuation of the work begun in 1.1 Level 3 Literacy where we were learning ab

Stanley Kubrick Cont. ROBM 8

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

Drop the base: Acids, bases and reactivity (Continued from Term 1.1) GREO 6

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

Read to write JOB 4, 5

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

Time Series INOK 8

Time series is a series of graphical techniques used to predict the future based on trends from t

Rivering MATP 7, 8

Explore the hazards and joys of rivers....

Short Stories and Screenplays RICP 5

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

Level Two - Art making towards a folio (1.2) HOLR 7

Term one

Product and Furniture Design JARG 5, 6

This class continues from term 1.1, if you are wanting to join the class in 1.2 please speak wit

Number levels 3 and 4 KAYH 3, 4

This course will involve group work and workshops aimed at improving our number skills.

Drop the base: Acids, bases and reactivity (Continued from Term 1.1) ZACW 6

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

Who are we? KATA 5

This course is all about identity and continues from 1.1.

78 Social Studies - Examining Social Actions PETB 7, 8

Examining Social Actions: People use a variety of methods of protest and persuasion to seek socia

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

Alternative games STEH 4, 5

Are you tired of the same old sports opportunities?

Reading for enrichment and success continued MEGT 6

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

Introduction to Algebra DUNW 5

In this course you will be introduced to a number of essential algebraic concepts.

Geography EMMB 3, 4

Geography is a subject that helps us look at the world around us and how we effect the environmen

Write like a pro - continued. STEH 4

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

Architectural Drawing RICM 4, 5

This class is for anyone interested in drawing, architecture and design.

Advanced Design, Make and Innovate JARG 7, 8

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

NUMBER - NCEA L1 continued LOUW 6

We will complete the Number topic and the internal AS 91026 4 credits.

Calculus DERT 8

By this block we should be starting Differentiation.

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)

Calculus - Differentiation DERT 8

By this block we should be starting Differentiation.

The lego of the world ZACW 4

These next five weeks we turn our focus to the very small scale of atoms and particles.

Abnormal Psychology ALLH 8

In this course we start by looking at what it means to be normal.

CHANCE and DATA LOUW 6

We will examine both Statistics and Probability.

Stranded on _______. ROBM 6

We wIll continue to read The Martian by Andy Weir, and explore the way he communicates his experi

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

What if we changed the story or the ending.

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

Film Studies and Project Based English GEOM 5, 6, 7
ADVANCED MUSIC 1 - (NCEA LEVELS 1 and 2...) MATD 6, 7

Do music for NCEA credits!

1.2 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs 2017 HOLR 8

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

6MUS MATD 6

Music

ReMake Repeated - Deconstruct/ Reconstruct JARG 3, 4

This course is running for a second time as the class was too big in 1.1.

Digital Technologies IANH 5

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

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

78 NUMERACY (contd) LOUW 6

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

Social LIfe ALLH 8

How does the sociological view see social life in a city like ours.

As I live and breathe. BREB 7

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

1.2 level two art making towards a folio HOLR 7

Term one

Clone of 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

Scientia Ficta: Part II STEM 4

Science fiction quickly becomes reality.

MEASUREMENT LOUW 4, 5

We all use some sort of measurement every day in our lives whether it is time, distance, weight,

Chemical Reactivity: Part 2 ZACW 7

In Term 1.2, we will conclude our studies of some important questions across a broad range of top

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

1.2 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Part One- Getting started
Term one

Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 7, 8

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

1.2 Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

Fantastic Non-Fiction BRAF 5

In this course we will explore non-fiction through studying three genres: humour, biography and a

Introduction to Shakespeare and Othello LAUB 4

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

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Continued MEGW 4, 5

This course is continued from term 1.1.

Narrative (Story) Writing KATA 5

Humans love telling each other stories.

Aqueous equilibria - a chemical balancing act ZACW 8

This is a continuation from Term 1.1.

Level One English - Term 1 2017 RICP 6

We've chosen to study 'The Mist', by Stephen King.

More Number INOK 4

We will continue to work on our arithmetic skills.

Wreeding and Riting Skillz 5 Continued ROBM 5

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

Drop the base: quantitative titrations FLOM 7

We will continue term 1 by learning how to perform titrations, an important technique to quantify

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

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

Conservation Action Network FIOH 3, 4, 5, 6

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

Green earth for OUR sustainability BREB 6

We have a number of different ‘profit-from-land” practices in New Zealand.

Abnormal Psychology ALLH 8

What does it mean to be normal? We will look at three disorders in detal

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

Quiet Please! GEOM 6

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

Algebra Level 2 INOK 7

We will be continuing with Level 2 Algebra.

Gallipoli KATA 4, 5

Anzac Day has become an important event in the NZ calendar over the past twenty years or so.

Calculus - Differentiation DERT 8

By this block we should be starting Differentiation.

Google Class Code: qv6v5xa

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

Pre-requisite: Need to have been in 678DRAM 1.1

It's Sheilah Winn time again.

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

Make things for the new school.

Clone of Young Journalists Society MART 4, 5

Want to try your hand at journalism?

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

Term one

River crossing PETB 8

Learn safe river crossing skills.The river crossing course will develop safe river-crossing skill

Modified small ball games STEH 4

Join in for a bunch of fun small ball games at Upper Riccarton Park.

Green earth for OUR sustainability BREB 6

We have a number of different ‘profit-from-land” practices in New Zealand.

Poems about Culture BRAF 4

We're studying poems that tell us different things about cultures from around the world.

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LA Levels
Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology continued... SARA 7, 8

This course is continued from block 1.1. Please only enrol if you are already in the class.

Green - sculpture HOLR 4, 5

This course is going to be run during class times on Zoom with Holly on Mondays and Wednesday at

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

The rose looks fair, but fairer we it deem.. Die to themselves….

Protest and Change KATA 5, 6

What can we do when something isn’t right in our community, our society or the world at large?

Statistics - Time Series DERT 8

Time series is a series of graphical techniques used to predict the future based on trends from t

Habitat (Repeat) JARG 3, 4

Design and make an insect habitat.

There is no 'I' in TEAM continued... SARA 6

This course is continued from block 1.1. Please only enrol if you took it last block.

SPEECH TO TEXT TRIAL BRAF 3, 4, 5

This course is a trial in green block for students who want to learn speech to text.

Atmosphere and Oceans INOK 4, 5

How do the oceans interact with the atmosphere? What causes our weather?

NUMBER continued LOUW 5

We will continue with the NUMBER topic.

Signal received, initiating response BREB 8

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

Striking games STEH 3, 4

We will be developing our ability to play a range of striking games.

And the band played on.... MATD 5

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

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

LAST CHANCE - OPEN TO ALL YEAR 6-13 Show Quest 2019 SARM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

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

Level 1 Math LOUW 6

Measurement.

Softball - Continued STEH 4, 5

This is a continuation of the soft class offered by Steve in 1.1.

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

On The Spot Some More! SARH 4

Following on from 'On the Spot', this course will build on basic improvisation skills and build f

Demonstrate an Understanding of Mechanical Systems GREO 8

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

Clone of Clone of Algebra Level 2 INOK 7

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

Level Three - Art making towards a folio (1.2) HOLR 8

Part One- Getting started
Term one

Clone of Junior Drama MART 4, 5, 6

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

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

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

Continuation of Gothic Fiction and Horror ROBM 8

Age 16+ due to films shown in this class.

Integrated Studies 2 GEOM 7, 8

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

Kohknowco Lab 1.2 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?

Number Number Number KAYH 3, 4

This course aims to strengthen students 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

What's your issue? Time to take action on a socio-scientific issue! ZACW 5

With students from around the world committing to "School Strike 4 Climate", youth are showing th

Physics ALIS 6

MECHANICS! We will investigate motion, speed vs velocity, forces, energy and power.

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).

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

Clone of There's no 'I' in team KelB 6

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

How to adult KIRM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Do you want to know:
How to chop up an onion without crying?

The Giver ROBM 4

We are continuing our reading of The Giver and are about 1/3 of our way through the novel.

The lego of the world ZACW 5

These next five weeks we turn our focus to the very small scale of atoms and particles.

Measurement INOK 4, 5

We will look at the international system of measurement and learn to calculate perimeters, areas

Level 1 Math DERT 6

We will be finishing off Number from 1.1 for the first week.

Measurement.

1.2 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs level 2 and 3 HOLR 7, 8

This not an NCEA course and students need to have art making skills.

Flying Mechanics GREO 7, 8

7 Physics: This block we'll be continue to learn about mechanics, completing our work on Forces,

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

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

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

CONTINUES FROM 1.1. NO NEW ENROLMENTS PLEASE.

The fairness, purpose and happiness of tax KATA 5

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

Exit, Pursued by a Bear (part 2 - keep running) ALIE 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

This course from extends rehearsals from block 1.1 for the Sheliah Winn Shakespeare Competition.

4MUS MATD 4

Music

1.2 level two art making towards a folio HOLR 7

* This is an NCEA year long course and offers up to 18 credits.

Make JARG 5, 6

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

Clone of Te Reo mo ngā Teina: Whānau MART 1, 2, 3, 4

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

Great Speeches Continued ROBM 6

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

OVERTURES... MATD 5

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

A cell's life FLOM 4, 5

A cell is the smallest unit of life that can be classified as a living thing.

1.2 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

*Pre- requisite is level two visual art, if you have not completed a level two art folio you must

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

Philosophy of Space/Time BRES 6

NO NEW ENROLMENTS...This continues from block 1.1.

Fit it SARB 3, 4, 5

Keen to hit the fitness vibe?

Exercise Physiology MATW 6

We will learn what happens to our bodies when we exercise.

Cooking with Amy, Phoenix and Connor IANH 4, 5

If cooking is something you're interested in, this class is for you.

3/4 Art, Drawing to Printmaking ROSM 3, 4

Drawing and Printmaking

Project English GEOM 6

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

1.2 Ceramical Beasts from past and future - revisited HOLR 3, 4, 5, 6

If you have completed this course in 1.1 you might find this work is repetitive.

Cafe Economics GEOM 6

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

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

Foundation drawing (runs through all of term one)

Brvty! Prt 2 ROBM 8

BREVITY
/ˈbrɛvɪti/
noun

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

CONTINUES FROM 1.1!

Is it Alive? MATW 4

In this class we will investigate what it means to be alive.

The Land we live on - the making of Chch Otautahi MATP 5

Over the last few years New Zealand has earned its nickname of "the Shaky Isles".

Number NCEA L1 continued INOK 6

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

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.

Games - a self-directed learning inquiry BRAF 3, 4

I am interested in what learning can be found to support playing games - not just video games - b

TED Talks & Debates - Years 9 + 10 EMIM 5

This course is for year 9s & 10s.

Our place in the Universe - stars, planets and life MATP 6, 7, 8

We are all made from stardust! But how special are we really?

ReMake JARG 3, 4

Design and make furniture from recycled wooden pallets.

Philosophy and Democracy BRES 6

The first week will be dedicated to completing essays about Socrates which we started at the end

Make Free Kombucha; Do Art; Make a Music Video & so MUCH MORE MART 6, 7, 8

Last descriptor seemed to attract only a few SO, to give me something to teach I can do a whole l

Gothic Whispers - Continued MEGW 8

Continued from term 1.1, this course kicks of a year-long exploration of the nature of gothic and

Social Life ALLH 8

This is a sociological view of the complex social world we live in

Stronger, Faster, Better - More Athletics Training DEAC 4, 5

While the weather is still warm, let’s continue with athletics and develop the skills we develope

Philosophy of Religion pt2 and University course Phil 110 pt2 BRES 7, 8

Continued from term 1.1. No new enrolments please.

BEATNIKS: Percussion, Drums and World Music MATD 4

Learn all about rhythm, time-signatures, sight-reading, improvisation and more through this fun h

Clone of Food and Nutrition REBF 6

Do you like cooking and learning about nutrition?

1.2 English: Film Studies GEOM 6

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

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LA Levels
Developing your ideas SARB 7, 8

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

Disasters! I can move mountains MATP 5

Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Tsunamis - New Zealand has them all!

You Have A Culture - Show Us MART 5

The future of our cultures depends what we learn from our past.

Healthy Habits - Nutrition SARF 4, 5

Healthy eating to improve your health!

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

Foundation drawing and painting (runs for term one)

Shakespeare Taster LAUB 5

5 ENGLISH is going Shakespearean this term!

1.2 78 English GEOM 7, 8

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

Spectroscopy ZACW 8

This fun unit introduces us to spectroscopy, the study of the way electromagnetic radiation inter

Akaroa: Sustainable Tourism? KATA 6

In this course, we ask whether the cruise ships and freedom campers who flock to Akaroa Harbour p

Te Reo mo nga Tuakana MART 6, 7, 8

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

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

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

NUTS AND BOLTS: Unravelling the mysteries of music MATD 4, 5

In this course we will be taking a 'hands-on' approach to learning about music, and using keyboar

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

1.2 The Healthcare Industry continued... LIBB 5

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

Poetry and Place Continued ROBM 8

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

Documenting Perspectives Continued ROBM 6

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

Aqueous equilibria part 2 - the return of Le Chatelier ZACW 8

(Continued from 1.1) We will begin the year by significantly expanding upon our knowledge of chem

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

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

Food Design BRAF 4

In this course we will combine food and nutrition with the principles of geometry and design.

Blast from the Past SARH 6, 7, 8

Blast from the Past!

Research skills, reading and writing. Existing students and new ones welcome KAYH 3, 4

'Can a butterfly remember being a caterpillar?'This course aims to help you learn how to summaris

1.2 level two art making towards a folio HOLR 7

Term one

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

Pre-requisite is completing foundation painting 1.1.

Algebra Level 2 DERT 7

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

Waikirikiri/Selwyn River Research Project KATA 6

The health of the Waikirikiri / Selwyn River is the focus of this block as we go into the field w

EMP - Create Phase RICP 6, 7, 8

In 1.1, students engaged with a series of learning experiences, under the umbrella of Death.

The Big Short DEBD 4

Short Stories
Short Plays
Short Film

Read, View, Analyse and Create!

Kohknowco Lab 1.2 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?

Social Studies: Making a Difference PETB 7, 8

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

Algebra level 2 INOK 7

We will continue with Algebra, looking at rearrangements, logarithms and solving word problems.

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

This is a continuation of a 1.1 course - it is possible to join having not done the 1.1 course bu

1.2 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Part One- Getting started
Term one

Finding solutions MATP 3, 4

"Solution" - definitions:

NCEA 78 English GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

Number continued INOK 5

We will continue with number as without that most Maths and Science will be very difficult.

Guac n Roll SARA 5

Can you think of a better food truck name? We are going to turn the kitchen into a food truck.

Philosophy - a brief history BRES 4, 5

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

Film Festivals & Yearbook Build-up Part 2 MART 6, 7, 8

Film-makers remember the 48 Hour Film Festival will be 11-13 May this year.

How mammals eat and use food (Part 2) MICV 6

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

Geology ROCKS! SARA 4, 5

Here in Christchurch we have experienced Earth's movement.

The History of Education.2 RICM 8

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

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

Love performing, dancing and being on stage?

Hikoi 4 Hauora BRAF 5

THIS IS A CONTINUATION FROM 1.1 New students WELCOME.

Developing Critical Thinking and Tactical Play in Touch EMMB 4, 5

Students will develop their skills, learn some defensive and attacking skills within the game of

67 Geography - Affluenza REBF 6, 7

Why do we buy stuff?

Patterns in the nature of our surroundings BREB 7

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

Tactics for Mechanics - Continued FLOM 7

We continue term 1 with our study of Mechanics, completing the content of the 6 credit external e

How animals go about finding food MATW 7

We will look at different strategies and adaptations for finding food amongst animals and carry o

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

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

Exploring Summer/Winter Inter School Team Sports DEAC 4

For those interested in taking part in this years summer and/or winter interschool sports or thos

I feel the Earth move MATP 3, 4

Our ever changing planet

Drama Llamas Got Game ALIE 5

Following on from Drama Llamas, in this block we will work with scripts in hand.

Green earth for OUR sustainability BREB 6

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

Level 1 Math - MEASUREMENT LOUW 6

Measurement.

The Science of Climate Change MATW 5

This Level 5 Science class will contain three separate parts:

Aqueous equilibria - continued FLOM 8

(Continued from 1.1) We will begin the year by significantly expanding upon our knowledge of chem

1.2 English: Film Studies GEOM 7

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

UPT Digital RENM 4, 5

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

Relationships and Poetry BRAF 3, 4

This is a study of poetry that features the theme of relationship.

Mechanical Mayhem GREO 7, 8

L2: This block we'll begin the learning that is assessed by the mechanics external 91171.

TED Talks & Debates - Years 7 & 8 EMIM 4

This course is for year 7 & 8s.

Mechanics - continued FLOM 8

Continued from term 1: This year-long course will follow an academic path to offer 19 to 25 credi

H2O Just Add Water KATA 3, 4

This course will give you a whirlwind overview of the water cycle.

1.2 The hopefulness of drawing - revisited HOLR 4, 5

Due to impressive and high numbers for tthis drawing course we are repeating the 1.1 course in 1

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

We've selected 'The Graveyard Book' as our first book to study this year, and we'll spend the maj

Product and Furniture Design JARG 6, 7, 8

Design and Prototype a unique seating outcome.

Boxed JARG 4

Design and produce a unique personal storage box.

78English GEOM 7, 8

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

NUMBER continued LOUW 4

In this block the topics we will cover are the basic operations using integers, fractions and dec

Softball STEH 5

Join us for some great fun developing our softball skills.

Philosophy and Democracy BRES 5, 6

Democracy was one of ancient Athens' crowning achievements. But it didn't always work.

Philosophy of Knowledge and Skepticism pt2 BRES 4, 5

This continues from the previous block.

There is no 'I' in TEAM continued... SARA 6

This course is continued from block 1.1. Please only enrol if you are already in the class.

Finding solutions MATP 4

"Solution" - definitions:

Common Law ALLH 8

The role of the courts in Law Making.

Poetry and Place II ROBM 7

This is a continuation of the first 4 weeks of Poetry and Place.

Purple
LA Levels
Mechanics - Continued FLOM 7, 8

We continue term 1 with our study of Mechanics, completing the content of the 6 credit external e

Short Doco about Ao Tawhiti EMIM 4

Limit of 20 learners.

Let's get (out and) bio-physical KATA 7, 8

Depending on what you decide in 1.1, this is when we could get out and do some field work studyin

Still Playing the Blues MATD 3, 4, 5

This course is designed for musicians of all levels of experience, and will build on the learning

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

PROBABILITY METHODS LOUW 7

Due to the COVID 19 outbreak and lockdown the topic has changed.

Clone of 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

Statistics L3 INOK 8

We will look at Time Series.

Reading and viewing stuff I'm interested in BRAF 6

This class will set you up to record personal response to texts.

Choreo @ ATD - continued from 1.1 SARM 6, 7, 8

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

Clone of 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

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

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

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 - Time Series DERT 8

Time series is a series of graphical techniques used to predict the future based on trends from t

Numeric Reasoning and Measurement GREO 6

This half block we'll complete the internal we've been working towards on numeric reasoning being

It's ELEMENTary, my dear! Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the periodic table. ZACW 4

2019 has been declared the International Year of the Periodic Table to celebrate 150 years since

Social . Life ALLH 8

This is a course which will develop a sociological view.

Philosophy: University courses pt2 BRES 7, 8

Please be sure to read first.

Literacee GEOM 3, 4, 5, 6

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

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

(This is full year course)

1.2 Sound/Tangi LIBB 4

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

Clone of Unleash Your Creative Beast (#GuineaPigsNeeded) Part 2 ALIE 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Need time to finish your project. Look no further.

Softball STEH 4, 5

We will continue to develop our softball skills through skill development sessions and games.

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

ADVANCED MUSIC 2 - (NCEA LEVEL 3) MATD 8

Do music for NCEA credits!

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!

STATISTICS LEVEL 1 - BIVARIATE DATA ALIS 6

In statistics, bivariate data is data that has two variables.

Abnormal Psychology ALLH 8

At this stage of the year we will look at some abnormal conditions.

Mechanical Madness continued MICV 6

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

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

(This is full year course)

The Science of Climate Change MATW 5

This Level 5 Science class will contain three separate parts:

Understanding NCEA History.2 RICM 6, 7

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

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

New students welcome.

CHANCE and DATA LOUW 6

We will examine both Statistics and Probability.

Philosophy - Ethics BRES 8

CONTINUES FROM 1.1. NO NEW ENROLMENTS PLEASE

5MUS MATD 5

Music

Production of Beauty at Dance Unlimited SARB 7, 8

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

SEQUENCES and NETWORKS LOUW 7

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

Number continued INOK 5

We will continue with number as without that most Maths and Science will be very difficult.

Chemical Reactivity ZACW 7

In Term 1.2, we will focus on some important questions:

FOUR3D JARG 4

Learn to draw and design in 3D.

No panics, it's Mechanics - Continued FLOM 8

We continue term 1 with our study of Mechanics, completing the content of the 6 credit external e

Independent History/Art History/Classical Studies Portfolio.2 RICM 6, 7, 8

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR YOUR NCEA LEVEL.

FOUR3D JARG 4

Learn to draw and design in 3D.

Continuation of extremely atmospheric geological investigations MATP 7, 8

Continuation of course from 1.1 -

Independent History Portfolio.2 RICM 8

This is a continuation of 1.1.

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

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

MUSICAL OVERTURES (continued...) MATD 5

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

7 Photo 1.2 ROSM 7

7 Photography

FOUR 3D JARG 4

Learn to draw and design in 3D.

Living Wall JARG 5

This design project will introduce students to design thinking and the process of exploring mater

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?

This Is What An Atom Really Looks Like: Part 2 ZACW 8

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

Philosophy - a brief history BRES 4, 5

Continued from term 1.1.

Developing Your Ideas SARF 7, 8

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

1.2 Level One - 'Getting started' continued HOLR 5, 6

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

Clone of 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

Independent History Portfolio.2 RICM 7, 8

This is a continuation of 1.1.

NETWORKS DERT 7

Mathematical networks record, organise and present information for analysis.

Level Two English - Term 1 2017 RICP 7

We've chosen 'Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption' to study for the remainder of Term One,

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

CO-ORDINATE GEOMETRY CONTD / SEQUENCES LOUW 7

We will complete the coordinate geometry topic and the assessment
THEN

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

Orange
LA Levels
Philosophy of Religion pt2 and University course Phil 110 pt2 BRES 7, 8

Continued from term 1.1. No new enrolments please.

Social Voice - having your say PETB 4, 5

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

Patterns in the nature of our surroundings BREB 7

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

Is it basic or alkaline? - continued FLOM 6

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

Calculus DERT 8

By this block we should be starting Differentiation.

Level One - Term one 'Getting started' HOLR 6

(This is full year course)

Donkey Kong and Reality TV Continued... ROBM 8

The aim of this block is to plan and carry out a class Skype interview with the leading producer

1984 - Continued MEGW 7

This course is continued from term 1.1.

Continuation of Prejudice and Literature ROBM 6

Why are people so cruel to each other?

Clone of Poisoning paradise - The 1080 Poison controversy CRPE 7

This is a Level 2/3 NCEA course.

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

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

The Golden Age of TV / Film Studies: Part II STEM 8

1.2 is the time to put the knowledge gained from 1.1 into practice.

The human body FLOM 4, 5

For the next five weeks we will look into the human body. No dissections will take place!

ReMake Part 2 JARG 4, 5

This course builds on ReMake - and will provide opportunities for students to develop designs and

Chemical Reactivity ZACW 7

In Term 1.2, we will focus on some important questions:

Philosophy of Knowledge and Skepticism BRES 3, 4

This continues from the previous block.

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

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

5ENG - Extension English RICP 5

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

Energy and Simple Machines GREO 5

We're going to look and kinetic and potential energy and define them.

1.2 Business Studies GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

Life beyond school - senior visits to education providers KIRM 6, 7, 8

This course will be co-constructed around exploring study options available to you once you lea

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

Astrophysics FLOM 7

Disclaimer: Astronomy and Astrology are not the same thing.

Exploding Ears and Foley Magic (part 2 the journey continues) ALIE 5, 6

This is part 2 of making your project.

Time Series INOK 8

Time series is a set of graphing techniques designed to track the history and predict the near fu

All that Jazz MATD 5

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

Clone of Team Building KelB 5

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

Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

Ao Tawhiti Food Truck Style Lunch KAYH 4

We are going to redesign some of our favourite food.

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.

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

This course is a continuation of term 1.1 New students are WELCOME.

Law for you ALLH 8

In this course we will look at contracts and whether you have a good deal.

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

Foundation drawing (runs through all of term one)

Senior Biology - Evolution & Adaptations MATW 7, 8

This class will combine Level 7 & 8 Biology.

Light it up! (1.2) JARG 6

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

TRIGONOMETRY / PROBABILITY METHODS LOUW 7

We will finish the TRIGONOMETRY topic.

Chemical Reactions: What's Going On? ZACW 6

Chemical reactions: we know they're happening all around us.

Read to Write JOB 4, 5

There are two strands to this course; reading and writing.

Shakin all over (again, AGAIN) MATP 5, 6

....and the aftershocks go on (and on and on!)

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

Foundation drawing and painting (runs for term one)

Let's get physical SARM 5

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

Ki-O-Rahi SARA 7, 8

This course is carried on from 1.1 - students need to be currently enrolled in 78PED.

Democracy and You continued KA/LA 3, 4

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

Level 1 Math DERT 6

We will be finishing off Number from 1.1 for the first week.

Measurement.

Signal received, initiating response BREB 8

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

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

Contextual Film Analysis - Term 1 2017 RICP 8

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

UPT Digital RENM 4, 5

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

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

Foundation drawing (runs through all of term one)

Wreeding and Riting Skillz 4 Continued ROBM 4

*This is the continuation of the Curriculum Level 4 class covering similar topics to its Level 5

LOST CIVILISATIONS BREB 7

No man is an island, but an island is.

5+ a day REBF 3, 4, 5

5+ A Day is about eating and enjoying five or more servings of fresh fruit and vegetables every

Comparative History: Aotearoa and Hawaii.2 RICM 6, 7

(This is the second half of a 10 week course).

1.2 Extension English GEOM 6

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

History and Art History: Spanish Civil War.2 RICM 6, 7

This is a continuation of 1.1.

I'm hungry! MICV 4

In this class we will investigate how different cultures have produced food throughout history.

STAGE CHALLENGE 2016 SARB 5, 6

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

STAGE CHALLENGE 2017 SARF 5, 6

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

NCEA Level 2 Media - Term One RICP 7

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

Junior Orchestra! MATD 3, 4

Do you play the clarinet? Violin? Trumpet? Trombone? Double Bass? Want to learn?

Other
LA Levels
Numeracy - Level 1, taught through activities and games and inquiry play. 1

Use a range of counting and grouping strategies with whole numbers.

Shape - Strand Mathematics, Level 1. 1

Sort objects by their appearance.
Learn some of the names of shapes and their parts.