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LA Levels
Do you measure up? STEH 3, 4

Together we will develop our knowledge of length, area, volume and capacity and mass.

Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology SARA 6

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

Analyse that! DUNW 6

Statistical analysis is an amazing tool for unpacking and understanding the world around us.

LEVEL 3 Maths - Invitation only...SEE KAY KAYH 3

Continuing working on our number skills, going at your own pace and consolidating our work in Ter

Algebra DUNW 4, 5

Algebra is a powerful tool for understanding and explaining the world we live in.

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

Integrated Studies 2 GEOM 7, 8

This term focuses on students developing and running their own enterprise.

Mindfulness and Yoga ALIS 4, 5

During this block we will be focusing on clearing the mind and doing mindfulness activities and y

Making Our Short Films RICP 8

For the second half of the year you’ll tidy up your planning assignment (3.5) and submit a finish

Design, Make and Innovate Term 3 JARG 6

Design, Make and Innovate provides opportunities for students to learn and develop design skills

7/8 Photography Folio Generation ROSM 7, 8

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

Continuation of Visual Design in Texts BetM 5

In this block, we'll continue practicing and improving our digital design knowledge and finish of

Level 3 Media Studies - Term Three RICP 8

For the second half of the year you’ll submit a finished script for 3.8, which will gain you anot

SENIOR JAZZ BAND MATD 7, 8

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

Mechanical Madness GREO 6

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

Lost Futures BREB 7

There are so many industries designed around beautification and improved health.

4/5 Ceramics HOLR 4, 5

Developing skills with hand building, slip casting and more. This is a long term course.

3.1 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs HOLR 8

So far you have generated work, formed a community of like minded artists, about to have an exhib

Advanced Product and Furniture Design 3.1 JARG 7, 8

This course progresses from term 2 with students continuing to work on either their conceptual de

Statistics INOK 4, 5

We will be looking at many aspects of statistics such as gathering data, comparing sets of data,

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

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

Making an impact through film: what's your plan? KATA 6

We are influenced daily by advertising and “news.” We are told to Buy! Believe! Do!

Earth, the sun, the moon, and the seasons ZACW 5, 6

Why do we have seasons?

Legal Studies ALLH 8

Can you prove it? In this course we will look at Evidence as a topic.

Media and Film Studies - Advanced NCEA RICP 7, 8

In this course, we've moved our focus from film analysis in Term One, to designing a film and lea

Clone of Ko Te Korero Me Te Whakarongo MART 6, 8

Kia mate a Ururoa! kei mate Tarakihi!

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

SENIOR JAZZ BAND MATD 7, 8

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

Pride & Prejudice MART 5, 6, 7, 8

Mr Darcy and the spirited Miss Elizabeth Bennet finally meet on the Ao Tawhiti Major Production s

Fun, Games and Probability MATW 3, 4

In this class, we will look at the mathematics involved in games.

Statistics INOK 5

We will look at some aspects of Statistics addressing as many of the list below as we have time f

GRAPHS LOUW 5

GRAPHS

Delving into ideas JOB 7

We are constantly being manipulated by words.

Drama Led By Juniors STEM 4, 5

Drama with Lucy Webster & Rose Hubble will be returning in 4.1 as both seniors are choosing t

Back to Basics: Film VERL 5, 6

"It’s all about “Lights! Cameras!

ALGEBRA LOUW 6

After doing the assessment for Linear algebra we will study MORE ALGEBRA and will cover the foll

AUDIOFILES - Advanced skills on garageband! MATD 3, 4

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

Level 4 Maths - Angles and Number KAYH 4

This course we will be drawing looking at angles and triangles.

Te Reo mo ngā Teina: Whānau MART 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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

Law- Dispute Resolution ALLH 8

A look at Negotiation and Mediation.

Radioactive MATP 7

A busy term lies ahead! First we will look at nuclear reactions and radioactivity.

Floorball / Unihockey CRPE 4

In this course, you make a commitment to being part of a Floorball team.

How fast? How strong? Let’s figure it out. FLOM 6

The core component of Physics: MECHANICS!

6Social Studies PETB 6

The skills, knowledge and understanding required for the Social Studies externals will be develop

7/8 Photography Folio Generation ROSM 7, 8

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

Number Number Number - What is next? KAYH 3, 4

In this course we will discuss and probably assess what our areas of weakness are and focus on th

Chemical Reactivity ZACW 7

In Term 3.1, we will focus on some important questions across a broad range of topics in chemistr

3.1 8English GEOM 8

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

Advanced Mandarin Language and Culture Class MLA 4, 5

What's for Dinner (3.1)? KATA 4, 5

Have you ever wanted to impress your family and friends by cooking them a three course meal?

Extreme life and Earth Science issues - part 2 MATP 7, 8

Level 7 students will continue with their assessment about the most extreme conditions that life

Hands on Geometry! STEH 4

This will be a fun maths class with lots of stuff to get your hands on to learn the basics of geo

Anatomy, biomechanics and exercise physiology... Badminton SARA 7, 8

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

3.1 Major Production NCEA - LA Time MART 6, 7, 8

Auditions last term means learning lines and rehearsals are now on the books for Ao Tawhiti's 201

Extreme life and Earth Science issues MATP 7, 8

Level 7 students will learn about the most extreme conditions that life has been seen able to sur

(Shakespearean) Fan Fiction LAUB 6, 7

Full term course!

Electromagnetism FLOM 7

This is going to be a busy term!

Graphs contd. ALIS 5

We will continue with the graphs topic that investigates the relationships between, patterns, tab

Algebra and Graphs INOK 6

We will continue algebra, working towards the MCAT exam and then start graphs to prepare for the

Design and Innovate - Design Realisation JARG 7, 8

Individualised Designing or Manufacturing learning projects.

L5 statistics MATP 5

Block 3.1 STATISTICS

Shortland Street Filmed Scenes 3.1 EMIM 4, 5

Camera Operators, Film Editors, Actors, Directors, Writers: This is a class for you.

3.1 Integrated Studies 1 GEOM 6

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

Independent English GEOM 5

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

TRIGONOMETRY contd. and STATISTICAL INFERENCE LOUW 7

TRIGONOMETRY - course continued for the first three weeks of term.

Calculus DERT 8

We will aim to finish Integration and have a test in the first few weeks of term.

Comics And The Heroes Who Read Them ROBM 4, 5

In the 19th century a new medium came into existence... Comics!

Calculus DERT 8

Differentiation. Then we move onto Integration later in the term.

Philosophy: Ethics (an introduction) BRES 3, 4

Should I keep my $20 or give it to a homeless person?

Evolution and Speciation MATW 8

This course will be covering the key events of the history of life on earth with a special focus

How fast? How strong? Let’s figure it out. ZACW 6

The core component of physics: MECHANICS!

Junior Drama MART 4

Hey all Georgia here, next term I'm going to be taking a junior drama class in place of Lucy and

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LA Levels
Climate ch-ch-changes (Level 4) ZACW 4

We will examine both the science and social science issues surrounding climate change.

78OUT Snow Skills PETB 7, 8

Snow Skills: This course will teach basic snow skills and involve a Snow Camp on 16th -19th Augus

Large ball skills - Basketball and volleyball STEH 4, 5

We will travel to Bishopdale YMCA for a series of skill development and game sessions including B

Advanced Design, Make and Innovate - Term 3 JARG 7, 8

Building on the design brief, research and design ideation, students will continue to develop pro

Probability Distributions. INOK 8

We will finish Probability distributions which are used in the commercial and industrial world to

I think the media tricks me into believing the “MAN”! BREB 6

Sometimes the government message through the media is subtle, sometimes its in your face.

Electromagnetism GREO 7

This term we will tackle the awesome topic of electromagnetism.

Psychology ALLH 8

Prepare for further study in Psychology. Sensation and Perception studies how our senses work.

Level 1 English - Visual Text Studies (continued) RICP 6

This term we'll be taking the stuff we've learned about visual analysis to closely analyse '10 Cl

Play - NCEA Production EMIM 6, 7, 8

This is part of the year long Drama course offered at senior level offering NCEA level 1,2,3 stan

Ko Tōku Ao Reo MART 6, 7, 8

He poturi haere te mau o te reo ara, a, ka mahi ngawari mātou.

Natural disasters: causes, effects and responses KATA 5

In this five week course, we travel the globe beginning our study at the centre of the Earth and

I think the media tricks me into believing the “MAN”! BREB 6

Sometimes the government message through the media is subtle, sometimes its in your face.

Netball World Cup SARB 5

During this block you will experience a tournament style unit that looks at challenging social an

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

Do music for NCEA credits!

Navigation, snow and assessments MATP 7

This is a whole term course.

Alcohols, soaps and perfumes ALIS 5

In this course we will study the basics of organic chemistry and how it links to day-to-day appli

Level Two English - Writing based on a studied text RICP 7

In this course, we’ll use the novel 'Annihilation' by Jeff VanderMeer to plan, draft and craft so

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

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

Level 1 PE EMMB 6

This is a continuation from last term doing a badminton unit looking at strategies to improve per

Star Wars NATW 5, 6

Like Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, and The Hunger Games, The Star Wars saga is based on th

Psychology ALLH 8

Age and stage. We examine developmental psychology

Handball…Dodgeball…Tchoukball. IANH 4, 5

Come and try out these different ball sports…they are all pretty new to NZ and look like great fu

Level One English - Term Three RICP 6

This term we'll focus on the art of persuasion and arguing.

Numeracy INOK 5

For those who are very poor at Maths or never want to do any Maths related subject again, this gi

Design and Make JARG 5, 6

Finally the Innovation Lab is back up and running!

Human Rights: define, discuss and defend KATA 4, 5

Human rights continue to be threatened globally and closer to home.

ALGEBRA LOUW 6

During Term 3 we will be studying algebra which covers the following topics -

Calculus DERT 8

We will aim to finish Integration and have a test in the first few weeks of term.

3.1 Level Two - Art making towards folio completion HOLR 7

Pre requisite of this course is to have completed term one and two of the level two art program.

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

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

completing a body of work and exhibiting in a public space HOLR 7, 8

This is a multi level course that best suits students working at year 12 and 13.

Sociology ALLH 8

Selling Knowledge.

From the Insane: Shutter Island VERL 7, 8

Students will be watching and studying Shutter Island the novel and the film.

3.1 Level Three - Art making towards folio completion HOLR 8

Pre requisite of this course is to have completed term one and two of the level three art program

ALGEBRA contd. ALIS 4

We will continue with the Algebra topic we began in 2.2 and continue to build our knowledge of ba

Text Analysis JOB 4, 5

Note: Text at 4/5 level contain language and themes not suitable for younger students.

Electromagnetism MATP 8

We now have a whole new term to study a new topic: electricity and magnetism.

3.1 Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

78 Social Studies PETB 7, 8

The skills, knowledge and understanding required for the Social Studies externals will be develop

ALGEBRA LOUW 6

After doing the assessment for Linear algebra we will study MORE ALGEBRA and will cover the foll

Carry out a statistical investigation KAYH 3, 4

In this course you can create your own statistical investigation or you can work on a class one.

CRASH COURSE: Understanding how music works MATD 4, 5

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

Integrated Studies 1 GEOM 5, 6

This term focuses on students developing and running their own enterprise.

The Truman Show - Film Study NATW 4, 5

In this course we will view and study the film The Truman Show and we will use the film as inspir

Ko ngā Akonga Tuākana - The Senior Students MART 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

This term students will be given more opportunities to write, read, listen and speak Māori words

Sociology ALLH 8

Economic and Political Systems.

67 Pho ROSM 6, 7

This is a multi level course that best suits students working at either Year 12 or 13.

GAME MAKER (Board Game Design and Make) JARG 5

Create a unique original board game.

Calculus INOK 7

You will get introduced to Calculus, a useful tool in Mathematics used in many aspects of Enginee

Health REBF 8

In 2013 there were over 14,000 legal abortions performed in New Zealand.

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

Motors and Machines JARG 3, 4

Learn how motors and machines work through this hands on course.

Calculus DERT 8

We will aim to finish Integration and have a test in the first few weeks of term.

Measurement and Geometry NATW 5

You will learn to name the characteristics of shapes and describe position and movement of shapes

Badminton STEH 4

This class will travel to Bishopdale YMCA and develop of skills for playing Badminton!

Rebooting Major Rehearsals RHEW 6, 7, 8

“With the General on his way, hundreds of characters, dozens of stories still to restore, all I k

Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 7, 8

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

3.1 foundation art - printmaking HOLR 4, 5

Come and learn some ancient and totally now printmaking processes and make a series of prints usi

Sci-fi and Exam Prep ROBM 8

Having read The Watchmen, we will now expand our examination of Sci-fi and Horror.

As I live and breathe. BREB 7

We will look at the full animal kingdom in terms of increasingly complex adaptations.

STAR+ History RICM 7, 8

This term long course is designed for students completing their historical investigations from te

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-

Convince me! STEH 3, 4

Can you write compelling argument that will convince me of your point of view?

Genetic Variation and Evolution MATW 7

This course will look at how Evolution works at a genetic level.

Steal like an artist- Writing Workshop LAUB 5

Students will study different styles of creative texts in order to understand how and why the aut

GRAPHS contd. LOUW 4, 5

GRAPHS

War poetry BRAF 4, 5

We will study poems that emerge from wars that convey a range of images from horror through to sy

Your Choice ROBM 5

This course will be driven by a challenge that you set to yourself.

3.1 Film Studies and Project Based English GEOM 5, 6, 7

Film Studies explores the many aspects of films from the technical to the

The science of iPhones ZACW 6

Okay, this is really a course about the chemistry concepts that were crucial to the development o

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LA Levels
3.1 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs HOLR 8

So far you have generated work, formed a community of like minded artists, started to organise an

Calculus level 2 INOK 7

We will be starting on Calculus which is the mathematics of rates of change.

3.1 foundation art - printmaking HOLR 4, 5

Come and learn some ancient and totally now processes and make a series of prints using different

Aroha BRAF 4, 5

This is a term long program where participants spend time in natural environments, as a way of co

How music really works... MATD 4, 5

In this course we will be building on the 'song-writing' course we developed last term, with a de

How did we evolve? ZACW 5

This course is complementary to the cells biology course offered in term 2.2.

3.1 Our favourite Novel EMIM 5

In 2.2 in 5ENG we were introduced to 10 novels.

Algebra level 1 LOUW 6

For the whole of term 3 we will be studying towards the external algebra paper.

6MAT LOUW 6

Algebra is a branch of mathematics where letters and other general symbols are used to represent

Musical Waveyness GREO 8

In this block will study towards the waves external exam: Doppler effect, standing waves, beats,

Timescales of the Universe MATP 4

The Universe may be many billions of years old, humanity has been around for a couple of hundred

DJ BRES 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Learn how to be a DJ using a range of DJ technology including:

Design for the real world. JARG 6

This course provides students with opportunities to develop either an architectural, product or f

School Leavers workshopping applications KIRM 6, 7, 8

Are you planning on leaving school this year?

In the name of love? JOB 8

Othello loved Desdemona so much he strangled her? What was behind his rage and her passivity?

Level 3 Media Studies - Making a Short Film RICP 7, 8

For the remainder of the year, any student wishing to design and create a film for either Level 2

7/8 Art Folio HOLR 7, 8

Students are working on completing their level two or three folio work.

Sociology of Deviance ALLH 8

Deviance is a social construction. We examine several theories

To evolve or not to evolve, that is the question. BREB 8

Rather than travel the world for 5 years getting horrendously sea sick, as Darwin did, we can lea

ReMake JARG 3, 4

Design and make furniture from recycled wooden pallets.

What is Culture? BRAF 3, 4

We will explore the idea of culture, and discuss what culture we identify with here in Aotearoa N

Advanced composition and music research MATD 7, 8

In this course you will design and carry out a research project focused on an aspect of music tha

78 Physical Education KelB 7, 8

This course will run for all of term 3 and will focus on leadership strategies (7PE) and contempo

Statistics INOK 4, 5

We will look at measures of centre (e.g. averages), measures of spread (e.g.

Genetics... continued ALIS 6

During 2.2 and 3.1 we will focus on genetics: What are genes and what do they do?

Te Whakataetae Kapa Haka - Kapa Haka Competition MART 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Toku toa, he toa rangatira.

Media and Film Studies - Beginner NCEA RICP 6, 7

In this course, we've focused on analysing the best thing to ever come out of New Zealand

Abnormal Psychology and Metacognition RICP 5, 6

This term, we’ll continue looking at some of the weird things which our brains make us do.

Clone of Me Timata Ano MART 1, 2, 3

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

Philosophy - Analyze a religious text BRES 7, 8

This term we apply philosophy to a historical-critical analysis of a religious text.

Style studies... MATD 6

In this course we will be looking at music across a range of styles and genres, and looking at th

Study Science. Why not chemistry? MATP 5

This course will cover some aspects of chemistry.

completing a body of work and exhibiting in a public space HOLR 8

This is a multi level course that best suits students working at year 12 and 13.

Dance NZ Made SARM 4, 5

Continued from 2.2. If you would like to join this class you MUST talk to Sarah first.

Making Art Works for Exhibition ROSM 5, 6, 7

This course offers you an opportunity to make an art work or works that can be exhibited in our s

Exploring Music MATD 4

The content of this course will be co-created between students and the LA.

Putting things right again JOB 1

Relationships, we all have them in one form or another.They are complex and idiosyncratic, and at

MORE ALGEBRA LOUW 5

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

The Write Thing Part III ROBM 4

THIS IS A WRITING HEAVY CLASS.

Life on Earth, and the search for Little Green People MATP 7

This course will explore how heat and light move around the Earth, leading to tectonic theory, we

Mechanics INOK 4, 5

How do we measure movement, force, energy?

3.1 Major Production Rehearsals with Rheanna MART 6, 7, 8

Auditions last term means learning lines and rehearsals are now on the books for Ao Tawhiti's 201

ALGEBRA ALIS 6

After doing the assessment for Linear algebra we will study MORE ALGEBRA and will cover the follo

3.1 Integrated Studies 2 GEOM 7, 8

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

Major Production Rehearsals & NCEA MART 6, 7, 8

Auditions last term means learning lines and rehearsals are now on the books for Ao Tawhiti's 201

Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology SARA 6

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

Fear Makers NATW 8

A study of classic, and frightening, horror films: Hammer Horror; Hitchcock; A Nightmare on Elm S

3.1 English: Film Studies GEOM 6

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

Design and Make - In The Workshop JARG 5, 6

Designing and manufacturing a product.

Level 2 PE EMMB 7

During this term we will be looking at the biophysical and sociological components of Physical Ed

Project English GEOM 6

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

Indoor Netball Invasion SARB 4, 5

During this block we will be looking at invasion game through the context of indoor netball.

Statistical Investigations KAYH 3, 4

In this course students will carry out their own statistical investigation.

Philosophy: Ethics BRES 7, 8

How should we live our lives, and who should decide?

Sociology of Sport case study Rio Olympics 2016 EMMB 7, 8

The same context is covered in both classes at Level 2 the pitch is at Rio Olympics 2016

Edgar Allen Poe-ms, Short Stories, and Essential Skills ROBM 8

This term we will continue exploring the themes of gothic literature but from a particular author

Philosophy of Science BRES 5, 6

What is science? How does it work?

3.1 Level Three - Art making towards folio completion HOLR 8

Pre requisite of this course is to have completed term one and two of the level three art program

Evolution and Speciation MATW 8

This course will be covering the key events of the history of life on earth with a special focus

Philosophy - Ethics BRES 7, 8

How ought one to live their life? Who should decide?

Adaptations, Digestion, Introduced Species and Performance Enhancing Drugs Part 1 MATW 6, 7

This course will run over 10 weeks and include the opportunity for 3 assessments: 2 internals and

Cooking with Amy, Phoenix and Connor IANH 4, 5

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

Alcohols, soaps and perfumes FLOM 4, 5

In this course we will study the basics of organic chemistry and how it links to day-to-day appli

Philosophy of Mind BRES 5, 6

Does the color green look the same to you as it does to me?

Web Design DERT 6, 7, 8

The climate is a-changin' (Level 5) KATA 5

Come be a part of a special, new course at Ao Tawhiti!

Algebra level 1 DERT 6

For the whole of term 3 we will be studying towards the external algebra paper.

3.1 Level Two - Art making towards folio completion HOLR 7

Pre requisite of this course is to have completed term one and two of the level two art program.

3/4 Art : Painting Techniques and Colour Investigation ROSM 3, 4

Painting and Colour Investigation

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

Indoor Sports STEH 3, 4

We will travel to Howzatt Indoor Sports for a variety of skill development sessions in Netball, F

Philosophy of Mind LEFT 5, 6

Does

External Study of Film MART 6, 7, 8

This term will continue on from the work in Term 1 in preparation for the end of year External ex

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Philosophy of Science BRES 5, 6

What is science? How does it work?

Genetic Variation and Evolution MATW 7

This course will look at how Evolution works at a genetic level.

As I live and breathe. BREB 7

We will look at the full animal kingdom in terms of increasingly complex adaptations.

8PHO ROSM 8

This is a multi level course that best suits students working at either Year 12 or 13.

678 Social Studies PETB 6, 7, 8

The skills, knowledge and understanding for externals will also be developed and applied during t

Junior English - Visual Text Studies RICP 4, 5

Our focus last term was the creation of short stop motion animations based on our study of 'The G

Geography Exam Preparation KATA 6

During this four week block we will work on the following in preparation for the mock exams in we

The Wondrous Wet SARA 4, 5

Earth is sometimes called the 'Blue Planet' because 71% of its surface is water.

Animals and their Environments KATA 3, 4

Come and join Matt and Kate in this block where we will describe and explain how animals are suit

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-

Geography Concepts, Research Project and ....Crime and Sustainability? KATA 6, 7

In 3.1 we will revise geography concepts, prepare for the mock exams and introduce the research t

Externals Practice, Rivers and River Health KATA 6

This block we spend the first few weeks practising exam questions, techniques and strategies for

Rockets, rovers, satellites, drones and probes. MATP 5

It might be cool to send humans out into outer space, but the brutal truth is that it is a LOT ch

Some weird, wacky, and wonderful news stories. BRAF 3, 4

In this course you will bring news stories you have found online, or in newspapers or magazines.

Philosophy: Ethics (an introduction) BRES 4, 5

This term we begin our exploration of ethics. How ought one to live life?

Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology Part 1 KelB 6

This course will run for the whole of term 3 and the beginning of term 4.

Film Production - advanced RICP 5, 6

This term, we’ll cover more advanced filmy stuff like foley, colour grading, music mixing, camera

TEC Portfolio's and Prototypes JARG 6, 7, 8

Now we have a conceptual design you can start developing your prototype seating outcome.

Trial By Jury ALLH 8

What are your rights when arrested? How good is Jury decision making?

Kohknowco Lab 3.1 RENM 4, 5

Formerly UPT Digital. Web, app, and games development. Tech innovation.

Psychology ALLH 8

Age matters. Developmental psychology is the topic.

19th century physics - continued GREO 7

This term we will tackle the difficult topic of electromagnetism.

The Literary Equivalent of a Big Mac and Fries ROBM 8

***Only for students 16 and older***

Calculus INOK 7

After finishing the graphing topic we will go on to Calculus which is an important topic which lo

ALGEBRA contd LOUW 4

We will continue with the Algebra topic we began in 2.2 and continue to build our knowledge of ba

No I in Team EMMB 4, 5

Students will be explicitly using and learning methods of using their interpersonal skills in the

Whakarongo Ki Ōku Hoa MART 1, 2, 6

Listening To My Friends

JAZZ BAND TERM 3 MATD 7, 8

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

Organic chemistry:­ It’s alkynes of fun! ZACW 7

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

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

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

Whakapiki i te reo o ngā Tēina - Increase the language of the Juniors MART 1, 2

We began the basics in Te Reo Māori in term one and now we continue to extend our vocabulary in t

Life on Mars MATP 3, 4

Could there be life on the red planet?

4/5 Ceramics HOLR 4, 5

Developing skills with hand building, slip casting and more. This is a long term course.

3.1 English: Film Studies GEOM 7

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

Self-managing for progress in music MATD 4, 5

This course is about the music business, and developing the skills you need to progress in music.

ALGEBRA contd. blue ALIS 5

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

Wild wilderness BREB 5

Bear Grills thinks we can make it in the wilderness if we keep a few simple things in mind.

Statistics INOK 8

We will finish the Probability Distributions and go on to look at Statistical Inference which use

Dance NZ Made SARM 4, 5, 6

Alice's Odyssey wraps up after week 1...

Electromagnetism FLOM 8

We now have a whole new term to study a new topic: electricity and magnetism.

Level 3 Literacy LAUB 2, 3

A class designed to support students who need some extra literacy support.

Animal Farm JOB 6

Animal Farm: a satirical look at totalitarianism by George Orwell.

7MAT LOUW 7

STATISTICS

Aqueous equilibria - a chemical balancing act ZACW 8

In term 3 we'll significantly expanding upon our knowledge of chemical equilibria from Level 2.

Yearbook - New Building New Home MART 6, 7, 8

Think of events to write about or articles our community would enjoy reading, then write them for

Showcase SARB 6, 7

Plan and prepare for Dance Showcase in week 8.

Let's talk about Sex!! SARF 4, 5

In this course you will have a choice of different topics you want to cover within sexuality educ

Great Historic Speeches RICM 6

This term long course is designed for both existing and new students.

Super Sentences and Power Paragraphs KAYH 3, 4

This course aims to make what you write more powerful.

Film Studies GEOM 6, 7

The Art of Roger Donaldson

Quality bakers SARA 5

Cookies, cakes, muffins, slices and breads.... in this unit we will learn how to bake these.

TRIGONOMETRY DERT 7

TRIGONOMETRY - Internal.

Photography 3.1 EMIM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

We will photograph.

We will explore others' photography.

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

3.1 78 English GEOM 7, 8

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

3.1 self directed foundation art HOLR 4, 5

Students best suited for this course have taken the ceramics course in blue last term and we will

Organic chemistry - it's alkynes of fun FLOM 8

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

ALGEBRA LOUW 6

During Term 3 we will be studying algebra which covers the following topics -

Advanced Research Presentation RICM 8

In this unit we will design, present and review our Historical Investigations from term 2 with a

Social Psychology NATW 6

Why do good people sometimes do evil things?

Level 5 PE KelB 5

During this block we will travel to Howzat Riccarton to cover the basic skills of ultimate frisbe

Philosophy of AI: Killer robots, computer slavery, human toys BRES 3, 4

What is artificial intelligence? Does it differ from real intelligence?

Literacy Skills LAUB 2, 3, 4

This a class with a focus on emergent literacy skills and strategies for reading.

Science Fiction BRAF 3, 4

On this course you will learn to write a science fiction genre story.

External Prep. in Short Stories ROBM 6

Through looking at short stories, we'll practise essay writing.

78English GEOM 7, 8

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

Philosophy of AI: Killer robots, computer slavery, human toys BRES 3, 4, 5

What is artificial intelligence? Does it differ from real intelligence?

Next Level Showcase SARB 7, 8

We will be preparing all out choreography and performance dance assessments for showcase.

Philosophy: Science - Good, Bad, Bogus BRES 8

University course run at school.

Purple
LA Levels
Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

Japanese History RICM 4, 5

This course is for any student interested in Japanese History.

3.1 Level 1 Visual Arts NCEA folio completion HOLR 6

This course is for those already engaged in their level one NCEA folio: We will be using printmak

Sociology ALLH 8

Prepare to study sociology further. Knowledge is connected to power and status..

The skeptics club ZACW 4

You all have watched documentaries before, or read some interesting article on the internet.

7 Photography 3.1 ROSM 7

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

Level One English - Writing based on a Studied Text RICP 6

This term, we'll do some creative writing (and possibly script writing, and possibly even film de

Advanced Design and Technology JARG 7, 8

This course provides students will opportunities to extend their design and workshop knowledge an

Linear Algebra and Tables, Equations and Graphs MATW 6

We will apply the skills learned in Term 2.2 to solve problems.

Evolocity JARG 3, 4

Design and Build an electric vehicle - workshop only running on Friday 9-10:30am.

Urban Gardener Offsite FIOH 3, 4, 5

Urban Gardener is a pilot program, introducing people to edible gardening with elderly as an expe

Poems about Place: Canterbury Christchurch Otautahi BRAF 6

We will study poems about place as a way of connecting to the beautiful city we live in, as well

Film Analysis NATW 8

As you continue to work on your personalised assessment plan, we shift focus to the critical inte

I'll push through algebra, but graphs is where I draw the line! GREO 6

This course carries on from where we got to working on linear algebra, we'll start to look more a

Inventors Unlimited JARG 3, 4

This series of workshops supports students to design, develop and create their own inventions, or

STATISTICAL INFERENCE LOUW 7

STATISTICAL INFERENCE

5MAT LOUW 5

STATISTICS –

STATISTICAL INFERENCE LOUW 7

STATISTICAL INFERENCE

ADVANCED MUSIC 2 - (NCEA LEVEL 3) MATD 8

Do music for NCEA credits!

ElectroTEC (for beginners). JARG 4

Learn how to make and design things that incorporate electronics components.

GET SET! DESIGN! MART 5, 6, 7, 8

If you are interested in working on props, backdrops, costuming, lighting, sound or make-up and h

Level 2 English - Visual Texts study (continued) RICP 7

Since we now know all of our film techniques by heart, we'll finally analyse 'Interstellar' as a

3.1 Level 1 Visual Arts NCEA folio completion HOLR 6

This class is now extended to senior students wanting additional support with an art project, thi

Physical principals, extreme organisms and ESS investigations MATP 7, 8

From rainbows to global warming, L2 students will learn about the physical processes that move en

Biophysical elements of Physical Education EMMB 6

This covers basic anatomy, biomechanics and exercise physiology.

It's on like Ping Pong! STEH 4, 5

Table tennis is a great sport for all!

Level One English/Media - Term Three RICP 6

You've started with a short story, written by yourself last term.

Composition and performance MATD 5

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

Wave Systems GREO 8

In this block will study towards the waves external exam: Doppler effect, standing waves, beats,

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!

Philosophy: Environmental Ethics BRES 4, 5

What is an environment?

Ethical issues JOB 2, 3

Should euthanasia be legalised?

Surviving the Zombie apocalypse MATP 5, 6

Life - it’s complicated!

Philosophy of Mind BRES 7, 8

What is a mind? Is the mind nothing more than brain activity?

3.1 Visual Arts Level 1 HOLR 6

Pre requisite for this course is to have attended terms one and two.

ALGEBRA contd. ALIS 5

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

Advanced Research Presentation RICM 6, 7, 8

In this unit we will design, present and review our Historical Investigations from term 2 with a

Redox and organic chemistry: It’s alkynes of fun! ZACW 8

The first part of Term 3 will focus on organic chemistry ­- no, not the study of organic foods, b

Performance @ AT Dance - cont. from 2.2 SARM 6, 7, 8

This term we will be focused on preparing for our Showcase (week 7 of term 3).

Senior dance @ Dance Unlimited SARM 6, 7, 8

During this class we will continue to work towards our annual Dance Showcase (week 6, term 3).

Developing Your Ideas and Performance SARF 7, 8

This block we will be continuing dances for Level 2 Repertoire and Level 2/3 Group Dance.

3.1 Literacee GEOM 3, 4, 5, 6

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

4.2 Laughter Yoga & Walking close by EMIM 2, 3, 4, 5

Blue Block of Inspire.
Each Tuesday.
30 mins of Laughter Yoga.

Advanced Research Presentation RICM 7, 8

In this unit we will design, present and review our Historical Investigations from term 2 with a

Nerd Farming! JARG 4

Not farming nerds, farming for nerds!

Level 1 Math DERT 6

3.2 Visual Arts Level 1 HOLR 6

Prerequisite for this course is to have attended 3.1.

Psychology ALLH 8

We look at friendship and why we fall in love

Calculus INOK 7

We will finish the Graphs topic and go on to Calculus.

Statistics Level 3 INOK 8

We will finish Probability Distributions and go on to look at Statistical Inferences using the te

Probability Simulations DERT 7

Probability Simulations

7 Photography 3.2 ROSM 7

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

Waiting for the Yearbook MART 6, 7, 8

3.1 Is a SDL - a Self-Directed Media Learning class until Marlene returns in 3.2.

ALGEBRA LOUW 6

During Term 3 we will be studying algebra which covers the following topics -

3.1 Getting Outside (GO) EMIM 4

Disclaimer: This is a cellphone and computer FREE course.

Research Presentation RICM 6, 7

In this unit we will design, present and review our Historical Investigations from term 2 with a

Advanced Research Presentation RICM 7, 8

In this unit we will design, present and review our Historical Investigations from term 2 with a

Probability Distributions. DERT 8

We will start Probability distributions which are used in the commercial and industrial world to

Lteracee GEOM 3, 4

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

Waves and optics FLOM 7, 8

In this term the level 3 class will study towards the waves external exam, while the level 2 clas

Next Level Showcase SARB 7, 8

Plan and prepare for Dance Showcase in week 8.
Choreography and level 1 and 2.

Organic chemistry - it's alkynes of fun ZACW 7

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

Orange
LA Levels
Algebra level 1 DERT 6

For the whole of term 3 we will be studying towards the external algebra paper.

6MAT LOUW 6

ALGEBRA AND GRAPHS

Calculus DERT 8

We will aim to finish Integration and have a test in the first few weeks of term.

Philosophy - Ethics OR Philosophy of Language BRES 7, 8

Depending on what students have done previously, we will select from ethics or philo

The Art Of Speaking STEM 7, 8

Many of us fear public speaking. Simply the idea of giving a speech may give you nightmares.

To evolve or not to evolve, that is the question. BREB 8

Rather than travel the world for 5 years getting horrendously sea sick, as Darwin did, we can lea

The SDL music project: term 3 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

Investigating Health JOB 4, 5

There is so much conflicting information out there!

As I live and breathe. BREB 7

We will look at the full animal kingdom in terms of increasingly complex adaptations.

Education for Sustainability KATA 6, 7

We have lots happening in this four week block.

8 Photography 3.1 ROSM 8

8 Photography

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

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

Level 2/3 Media Studies - Scripting a Film RICP 7, 8

At this stage, students should have completed designs for a film they wish to create.

Level One Folio HOLR 6

Students are working on completing their level one folio work.

3.1 Foundation Printmaking HOLR 4, 5

Come and learn some ancient and totally now processes and make a series of prints using different

Clone of 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.

UPT Digital RENM 3, 4, 5, 6

This term in UPT Digital we will continue on with projects and work toward MVP (minimum viable pr

Law ALLH 8

Prepare to study Law. Evidence is the topic. What is Hearsay?

Level Two Media Studies - Term Three RICP 7

This term, we'll finish our plan for a short film (started in Term Two), at the same time as taki

Astronomical cycles MATW 6

We will learn how the Earth, the Moon and the Sun determine the length of our days, months, years

3.1 Business Studies GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

Kohknowco Lab 3.1 RENM 4, 5

Formerly UPT Digital. Web, app, and games development. Tech innovation.

5ENG - Extension English RICP 5

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

Focus on Film NATW 7

As you continue to work on your individual assessment plan, we shift our focus to the study of fi

Filming 48 Hours of Madness!!! MART 6, 7, 8

The time has arrived and we have 6 SQUADS!

MY MUSIC PROJECT 2 MATD 4, 5

In this course, students will design and carry out a range of music 'projects' of their own desig

Hey there, hot stuff.... MATP 5, 6

What is heat, how does it move, and how can we keep it where we want it?

Short Films Study ROBM 4

We will watch a range of short films and use the skills we have honed throughout the year to help

Probability Distributions. INOK 8

We will continue with Probability distributions which are used in the commercial and industrial w

Space Invaders SARM 5

During this block we will cover the concepts of using space within a game and how to maximise you

Advanced composition and music research MATD 7, 8

In this course you will design and carry out a research project focused on an aspect of music tha

Flying Machines JARG 5

Explore and develop design knowledge and skills in this practical course focused on developing a

The Great Ao Tawhiti Bake Off KAYH 4

Who will be Ao Tawhiti's best baker?

Are you a leader? SARA 7, 8

Level 2

3.1 Extension English GEOM 6

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

Showcase! SARF 3, 4, 5

Learn how to choreograph and prepare your own choreography for our dance showcase later in term 3

Research Presentation RICM 6, 7

In this unit we will design, present and review our Historical Investigations from term 2 with a

8 Photography 3.2 ROSM 8

8 Photography

Research Presentation RICM 6, 7

In this unit we will design, present and review our Historical Investigations from term 2 with a

Level 3 PE EMMB 8

In this class we will be using the Netball World Cup as our context for our sport sociology asses

Fair Go Ad Awards MART 6

If you like avoiding Ads on television maybe this is NOT the course for you.

Prejudice and Short Stories ROBM 6

In this course we will continue to explore how and why societies oppress certain groups of people

How fast? How strong? Let’s figure it out. FLOM 6

The core component of Physics: MECHANICS!

To evolve or not to evolve, that is the question. BREB 8

Rather than travel the world for 5 years getting horrendously sea sick, as Darwin did, we can lea

Showcase SARB 5, 6

Prepare your choreography for our dance showcase.

Prepare for 2019: applying for courses, scholarships, accommodation KIRM 5, 6, 7, 8

Are you planning on leaving school this year or studying part time tertiary in 2019?

English in the Kitchen KATA 3, 4

In this course you will use cooking as a context for learning English.

The lego of the world FLOM 4, 5

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

Villains: The "Real" Villains VERL 6

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

Philosophy - Analyze a religious text BRES 7, 8

This term we apply philosophy to a historical-critical analysis of a religious text.

The Big OE - Global Travellers PETB 3, 4, 5

The Big OE - the Overseas Experience - is very much a part of our cultural and social makeup.

Other
LA Levels
Cafe Economics GEOM 6

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

Statistics for Research 5

In this course we are going to look at the statistical techniques required to perform research th

Isaac Asimov GEOM 6

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

The wonderous wet MATP 4, 5

It surrounds us.
It covers the planet.
It is us.

4.2 Ukulele Orchestra/Band EMIM 2, 3, 4, 5

Inspire on a Friday with Emily

Let's make a ukulele band.

Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

NCEA 78 English GEOM 6, 7, 8

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