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3.2 Courses
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LA Levels
JAZZ BAND TERM 4 MATD 7, 8

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

Red
LA Levels
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

Algebra - 2 DUNW 4, 5

In this course we will be extending on the understanding that we have built with Algebra in the p

Number Number Number - What's next KAYH 3, 4

This term we have looked at what we don't know and where our gaps are.

3.2 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs HOLR 8

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

BIGFISH: Music from Aotearoa/ New Zealand MATD 3, 4

In this course we will be playing, singing and studying a range of songs and instrumental music f

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

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

6MAT LOUW 6, 7

GRAPHING

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

Triangulate that! DUNW 4, 5

The study of Pythagoras theorem and trigonometry has many applications and is steeped in soome fa

Level 4/5 Maths - Geometry MATW 4, 5

This course will cover an introduction to Euclidean Geometry, learning about angle rules and how

3.2 Level 3 Mathematics with Algebra LIBB 3

This class is a continuation of classes for students working within Level 3.

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

Floorball CRPE 4

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

Quirky Quadratics (continued from Term 3.1) ZACW 5

We will look quizzically at quirky (yet simple) quadratic equations (and we will also study linea

Philosophy: Ethics and Political Philosophy BRES 3, 4

Continuing from 3.1. This block we continue our exploration of ethics.

A Lost and Found Place NCEA - Marz Time MART 6, 7, 8

Rehearsals are now on for Ao Tawhiti's 2018 Major Production of A Lost and Found Place .

Do you measure up - 2? STEH 3, 4

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

STATISTICS LOUW 5

STATISTICS – The statistical enquiry cycle is used in business, media, health, social welfare and

Te Haerenga o Te Reo mo ngā Teina MART 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

"Tangata ako ana i te whare, te turanga ki te marae, tau ana."

Human Evolution MATW 8

We will first look at primate evolution and then focus on the human lineage since it split from c

3.2 8English GEOM 8

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

Even more better, bestist bits of maths... MATP 5

Because half a term of fun with linear algebra is obviously never enough, we'll do some more in 3

What is the chance of that? Probability and Chance KAYH 4

This course will look at probability using fractions and percentages to describe probability.

Connections LAUB 6, 7

After the exams, we'll use the Shakespeare we have studied and a number of other texts to look fo

SENIOR JAZZ BAND MATD 7, 8

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

Maths with Derek DERT 6

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

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

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

What's for Dinner (3.2)? KATA 4, 5

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

ALGEBRA contd LOUW 6

This course continues from 3.1 - no new students.

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

This course is a continuation of 3.1.

yoga and mindfullness ALIS 4, 5

Continuing on with working on mindfulness and doing yoga to help us focus and be aware with out s

More of an Introduction to Algebra DUNW 4

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

Geometry INOK 4, 5

Angles, bearings, polygons, polyhedrons.

Lost Futures Cont. BREB 7

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

Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology SARA 6

This course is a continuation from 3.1

3.2 Integrated Studies 1 GEOM 6

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

ALGEBRA contd. LOUW 6

We will continue to study Algebra which covers the following topics -

3.2 Filmed Scenes EMIM 4, 5

I'm running an experiment, which I'm not entirely sure I can do, so forgive me if this falls apar

More of an Introduction to Algebra STEH 4

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

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

This course is a continuation from 3.1.

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

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

Level 3 Number - for targeted students only see Kay KAYH 3

We are going to try something a little different this block.

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

3.2 Singing Group EMIM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

NB: The code for this course is 45DRAb (45DRA is filmed scenes) 45DRAa is a Learner-led class.

Yay it's finally algebra! (Part 2) MICV 5

We will be revising how to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions and integers.

6Social Studies (3.2) PETB 6

Students to undertake Social Inquiry.

Sample Statistics GREO 5

We will plan and conduct investigations using the statistical enquiry cycle:

Statistics Part 2 MATW 6

This course is designed towards achieving Numeracy at Level 1, going at a slow pace by completing

Algebra and Graphs INOK 6

We will continue with Algebra to work towards the external MCAT exam.

Statistics ALIS 5

Statistics which is the study of data - how to collect, summarise and draw conclusions from it.

Comics And The Heroes Who Read Them ROBM 4, 5

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

Ko Te Ako Ki Te Whakarongo MART 6, 8

Kia mate a Ururoa! kei mate Tarakihi!

Do You Speak Algebra? NIKS 4

Did you know that algebra is a language that helps solve real-world problems through maths?

Drop the base: quantitative titrations ZACW 7

We will finish Term 3 by learning how to perform titrations, an important technique to quantify s

Design, Make and Innovate Term 3.2 JARG 6

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

STATISTICAL INFERENCE LOUW 7

STATISTICAL INFERENCE

Advanced Mandarin Language and Culture Class MLA 4, 5

NCEA English Taster! BetM 5

To join this class, students must have an e-Asttle result of AT LEAST 4A.

Design and Innovate 3.2 - Design Realisation JARG 7, 8

Individualised Designing or Manufacturing learning projects.

The carbon cycle ZACW 5, 6

Carbon is a key ingredient for life on Earth.

Measurement and Fractions STEH 4

Our Geometry work is gradually morphing into measurement.

Calculus DERT 8

Finish Complex Numbers then maybe do an internal (conics or linear).

Trial by Jury ALLH 8

What are you rights when arrested? Why do juries sometimes get it wrong?

Electromagnetism - continued FLOM 7

This is going to be a busy term!

Independent English GEOM 5

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

Maniacal Mechanics GREO 6

This course will continue to work toward achieving the external Science standard for (conventiona

Do you speak algebra? JOHS 4

Did you know that you can use algebra to solve real-world problems through maths?

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

The core component of Physics: MECHANICS!

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

Now that the practice exams are out of our way, we will investigate a cool area of chemistry: org

Intro in Graphs ALIS 4

We will be covering
-Coordinates on maps and the x and y axes

Isaac Asimov GEOM 6

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

The language of film, Part 2 MEGT 6

This course is a continuation of the film study begun in 3.1.

Continuation of: What would your business look like? KelB 4

After looking at and analysing a variety of buildings and businesses in the city in 3.1, you'll d

Much 3.2 About Comedy BRAF 5

We are presenting comic sketches based on our study of an adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Much Ado A

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

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

I’ll show you what I think! BREB 6

Following on from our exploration of Government and the presentation of information to the public

Turn It Up! ROBM 8

This course is going to examine how sound in used across a range of media.

Clone of Text Analysis JOB 4, 5

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

Practical chemistry investigation ZACW 6

We will carry out various practical chemistry experiments wherein we'll collect, process, and gra

3.2 Level 3 Literacy LIBB 3

This course is a continuation of the work begun in Term 1 and 2, where students learn about the l

Volleyball or 'Can you dig it?' or 'You just got served!' or 'Welcome to the Block Party!' STEH 4, 5

We will travel to Bishopdale Y.M.C.A.

Calculus DERT 8

Complex Numbers. Once finished we will start studying for externals.

Probability Level 2 INOK 7

In this course we will expand on the level 1 Probability including several techniques such as Ven

3.2 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 Reality TV LAUB 4

Join Laura and Stephanie as they explore reality tv.

Continuation of Navigation, snow and assessments MATP 7

This is a whole term course.

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

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

Psychology ALLH 8

Learning and Thinking. Thinking about taking psychology further?

Stop Go Animation! (Continued) STEH 4

As we move into looking into Viewing and Presenting in literacy, I am excited to offer a class fo

GAME MAKER (board game design and make - continued) JARG 5

This course builds on knowledge developed through 3.1 where students learned how to use software

Product Design and Make - Lighting JARG 5, 6

This course will provide learning opportunities for students to develop digital 3D modelling tech

Unlocking Your Hidden Artist RICP 5

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

Measurement and Geometry NATW 5

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

3.2 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs 2017 HOLR 8

The pre-requisite for this course is you have attended and 3.1 of Artist as Entrepreneurs.

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

Election 2017 KATA 4, 5

With the election at the end of term, now is the perfect time to look at how New Zealand's govern

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

Do music for NCEA credits!

ALGEBRA LOUW 6

We will continue to study Algebra which covers the following topics -

I’ll show you what I think! BREB 6

Following on from our exploration of Government and the presentation of information to the public

Kicking a large yellow fluffy ball around in the gym. IANH 4, 5

This block we want to bring our football skills inside and try a bit of indoor football.

Tuākana - Ka hoki mai a Marz MART 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

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

4LITc - Delving into Digital Design BetM 4

This is a continuation of the Becoming a Film Critic course that was run in 3.1.

Can you Convince me yet? STEH 3, 4

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

Food and digestion ALIS 5

In this block we will learn about nutrients like Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids, but also Vitami

Clone of Ko Tōku Ao Reo MART 6, 7, 8

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

Young Journalists Society - Be a Freelancer. What is that? MART 4, 5

This is the course for you if you are unafraid to write your ideas down and are brave to develop

3.2 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

Clone of 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

More Spaghetti & 6 Shooters ROBM 6

Now that you know what a Spaghetti Western is AND why they're awesome - let's work on creating so

Level One English - End Term Three RICP 6

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

Your Choice ROBM 5

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

Calculus DERT 8

Complex Numbers. Once finished we will start studying for externals.

Thinking About Film NATW 4, 5

Film buff or not, you'll get heaps out of this course.

Statistical Inference INOK 8

We will finish Probability distributions and start on Statistical inference.

78 Social Studies PETB 7, 8

Students will undertake a social inquiry by conducting a reflective inquiry into the ways in wh

3.2 7/8 Art HOLR 7, 8

Term three - this course is for the whole year and started in term one.

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

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

ALGEBRA contd. LOUW 6

We will continue to study Algebra which covers the following topics -

A little bit of this and a little bit of that. KAYH 3, 4

This course will involve workshops requested by students.

Navigation PETB 7

Learn use a map and compass effectively

Psychology ALLH 8

Learning-including operant conditioning

Out of Africa, the Mediterranean, Europe and Beyond:Colonisation KATA 5

You asked for a history focus this block so we'll look into the process of colonisation.

Advanced Design, Make and Innovate - Term 3.2 JARG 7, 8

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

Biological Validity: Protection or Poisoning - Who is right about 1080? MATW 7

Media bombard us with information on a daily basis, a lot of it is biological and sometimes it is

Calculus DERT 8

Finish Complex Numbers then maybe do an internal (conics or linear).

Badminton STEH 4

This is a continuation of the Badminton class from 3.1.

Rebootilization Major Production RHEW 6, 7, 8

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

Finish Electromag - Flight or another context GREO 7

We'll finish our work on Electromagnetism and then get into an internal.

The Art of Persuasion: Vote for Us (3.2) KATA 5

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

Genre Study: HORROR BRAF 3, 4

This course is for fans of horror, and for those who imagine that horror would be a good genre to

Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 7, 8

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

Spectroscopy ZACW 8

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

STATISTICS / PROBABILITY LOUW 4, 5

STATISTICS – we will finish studying Statistics and then move on to Probability.

Leadership and coaching SARO 7, 8

Have you ever had a coach/teacher/leader that got the best out of you?

3.2 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

Level 1 English - Writing (continued) RICP 6

To finish the term, we'll complete our creative writing assessments, then move on to formal writi

SENIOR NUMERACY LOUW 6

This course is for Year 12 and Year 13 students who need Numeracy credits to gain Level 1.

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

In this course, we’ll continue using the novel 'Annihilation' by Jeff VanderMeer to plan, draft a

Motors and Machines Continued 3.2 JARG 3, 4

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

3.2 foundation art - printmaking HOLR 4, 5

Continue to learn some ancient and totally now printmaking processes and make a series of prints

3.2 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.

Globalisation ALLH 8

Sociology has a lot to say about Globalisation. Is it good or not so good?

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

Green
LA Levels
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

Shapes and Angles INOK 4, 5

We'll be looking at how shapes and angles are used in Mathematics, including a quick overview of

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

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

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

Do You Have The Write Stuff? ROBM 4

THIS IS A CREATIVE WRITING CLASS

Atmosphere - AT it again... LAUB 6, 7, 8

NCEA assessment focus: Connections across texts, Level 1 4 credits, Level 2 4 credits.

Sociology of Sport case study Rio Olympics 2016 2 EMMB 7, 8

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

Clone of Putting things right again JOB 1

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

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

Painting and Colour Investigation

Elect to do Electricity 2 GREO 7

This course carries on from 3.1

We'll Change it Up (3.2) KATA 6

Poverty. Hunger. Homelessness. Racism. Homophobia. Climate Change.

Philosophy - Analyze a religious text BRES 7, 8

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

3.2 English: Film Studies GEOM 6

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

I love to read... LIBB 5

Spend some time reading and discussing books we love, are currently reading or want to read.

How fast? How strong? ALIS 6

We will be working toward our two internals that we have left to study.

Sparks fly - Electricity INOK 4, 5

Investigating the role of electricity in our lives including electric circuits, static electricit

SEA - the oceans MATP 6, 7, 8

How are energy and matter transferred into, around and out of our planet's oceans?

Media and Film Studies - Beginner NCEA RICP 6, 7

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

Kapa Haka Mo Ake Tonu 2020 MART 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

'Kapa Haka Forever' is to start building up our Kapa Haka from Year 1 to Year 13 here at Ao Tawhi

Philosophy of Videogames BRES 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

What is a game? What makes a game fun?

Continuation of Indoor Sports STEH 3, 4

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

The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas - film study BetM 3, 4

This course is a taster of how you would unpack a film, looking at character, setting and theme.

Adaptations, Digestion, Introduced Species and Performance Enhancing Drugs Part 2 MATW 6, 7

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

Tidy Up! ROBM 8

This block is about preparing for exams, finishing up any assessments that are hanging on.

Basketball STEH 5

I'm hopeful that Ara will start taking bookings again soon and we will be able to get back there

A Lost and Found Place Rehearsals - Rheanna Time MART 6, 7, 8

Rehearsals are now on for Ao Tawhiti's 2018 Major Production of A Lost and Found Place .

Designing with electronics JARG 3, 4

Learn basic electronics.

ReMake Part 2 JARG 5

Now you have completed a successful project you can use the skills and knowledge you have learned

ALGEBRA LOUW 6

We will continue to study Algebra which covers the following topics -

Auteur Theory ROBM 8

What is an Auteur? Let's find out!

Philosophy of Mind BRES 7, 8

CONTINUES FROM 3.1. NO NEW ENROLMENTS PLEASE!

Algebra level 1 DERT 6

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

3.2 Integrated Studies 2 GEOM 7, 8

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

Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology continued... SARA 6

This course is a continuation from 3.1.

Ok Mr. scientist .... you said what now? BREB 8

The media tells us everything and nothing at the same time. Often blinding us with science.

Crazy Cool Chemistry ZACW 5

Let's put on our lab coats and explore the awesome world of chemistry!

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

A co-constructed course focusing on what you would like to learn to gain confidence and adult ski

3.2 Traitor & The Thief (Novel) + WRITING EMIM 5

Our English class looks like this:

How did we evolve? FLOM 4, 5

This course is complementary to the cells biology course offered earlier this year.

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

Sociology ALLH 8

Globalisation-failures in social controll

Statistics - Time Series DERT 8

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

Table, Equations and Graphs ALIS 6

We will work on the topic on relations between tables, equations and graphs which leads to an ex

Philosophy - Analyze a religious text BRES 7, 8

NO NEW ENROLMENTS.

78 Physical Education KelB 7, 8

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

Probability INOK 7

We will finish Calculus and start Probability.

Major Production is THIS BLOCK!!!!!! MART 6, 7, 8

Ao Tawhiti's 2017 Major Production 'Rebootilization'.

Me Ako Tonu MART 1, 2, 3

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

Exam Prep NATW 8

This class will focus on preparing for the level three English external exams.

Electric Vehicles - Evolocity JARG 4, 5

This course provides students with the opportunity to design and make awesome and efficient moto

Clone of Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology Part 1 KelB 6

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

Gravity and Medical Physics GREO 8

This block we'll watch and analyse the movie Gravity - writing a report on the accuracy (or lack

The Science of Liquids MATW 4

This Level 4 Science class will contain three separate parts:

PRACTICAL.. EMMB 7, 8

Level 2 have the options of a few practicals to pick - trampolining, squash and duathlon.

3.2 Ceramics HOLR 4, 5

This course is a continuation for students entered in 3.1 ceramics.

GRAPHS LOUW 5

This topic investigates the relationships between, patterns, tables and equations and their repre

3.2 Film Making continued MART 6, 7, 8

Film-makers remember the 48 Hour Film Festival this year - Friday 7pm to Sunday 7pm maybe in Octo

3.2 Art -Level two and level three NCEA and senior independent learners HOLR 7, 8

This is the time to start to resolve and start to complete your years study.

3.2 foundation art - printmaking HOLR 4, 5

This course best suits those who have completed 3.1 printmaking.

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

Human Evolution MATW 8

We will first look at primate evolution and then focus on the human lineage since it split from c

Anatomical Indoor Cricket SARB 3, 4

This block we will be looking at anatomy and biomechanics in relation to indoor cricket.

Senior Production Part 2 ALIE 6, 7, 8

Term 3 means it is time for the Senior Production.

Philosophy of Mind BRES 5, 6

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

Philosophy of Space/Time BRES 5, 6

NO NEW ENROLMENTS...This continues from block 3.1.

Yes, however... (not whataboutery) ROBM 6

Whataboutism (also known as whataboutery) is a variant of the tu quoque logical fallacy that atte

Music Mastery 4 MATD 4, 5

In this course we will be looking at a wide range of skills to enhance your musical experience; i

Design and Make 3.2 - In The Workshop Continued JARG 5, 6

Designing and manufacturing a product.

Project English GEOM 6

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

River life MATP 4

In this course we will examine the life to be found in and around the water in Chch.

“My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." - Fencing DEAC 4

Are you keen to experience something different. Test your reactions.

Exploring Music MATD 4

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

Flights of Fancy, Mobile Sculptures ROSM 4, 5, 6, 7

This course gives you an opportunity to make a mobile (suspended/hanging) sculpture out of lightw

Number and more number KAYH 3, 4

We will focus on Number again this block.

Cafe Economics GEOM 6

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

Devising Storm in a Tea Cup SARH 4

What would happen if Alice collided with Dorothy? WONDEROZ?

Blue
LA Levels
It was a Dark and Stormy Night... ROBM 6

We began an investigation into short stories with the express purpose of preparing for the exams.

JAZZ BAND TERM 3 MATD 7, 8

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

78English GEOM 7, 8

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

Garage Projects (Level 4/5) JARG 4, 5

This is a project based course where students will have opportunities to use the garage resources

3.2 Maps. LIBB 5

Are you intersted in reading maps, drawing maps and all things mappy?

GRAPHS ALIS 5

This topic investigates the relationships between, patterns, tables and equations and their repre

Spectroscopy ZACW 8

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

Spectroscopy ZACW 8

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

The Great Ao Tawhiti Bake Off SARA 5

Are you ready to put your baking skills to the test?

EMP3 - Content/Create Phase RICP 6, 7, 8

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

Quick Rip & Turbo Touch KelB 5

Quick Rip will be run by an outside provider.

Alcohols, soaps and perfumes MATP 4

In this course we will study the basics of organic chemistry (ie.

Burn it down or blow it up! MATP 3, 4

Combustion - that most delightful of chemical processes!

Sport Sociology Ao Tawhiti Olympics EMMB 4, 5

Students will compete in their own mini Olympics and have to deal with different challenges and s

3.2 English: Film Studies GEOM 7

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

19th century physics - Electromagnetism continued GREO 7

This term we will continue with electromagnetism.

3.2 78 English GEOM 7, 8

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

Socioscientific Issues GREO 8

We'll be working towards AS91527: Socioscientific Issue.

Philosophy of Space/Time BRES 5, 6

This continues from block 3.1.

Philosophy: Ethics and Political Philosophy BRES 4, 5

Continuing from 3.1. This block we continue our exploration of ethics.

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

Students are now in the final stages of their design projects and will be developing their protot

From the lab to the field MATP, KATA 3, 4

The first week of this course will be spent doing some Chemistry experiments in the lab (while se

Waikirikiri River Research KATA 6, 7

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

Photography 3.2 EMIM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

The point of difference for this 5 week block is we will make a Google Site to PUBLISH our photos

Clone of Animal Farm JOB 6

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

Myths and Legends- Level 3 Literacy LAUB 2, 3

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

3.2 Level Three - NCEA Folio completion HOLR 8

Prerequisite for this course is to have completed 3.1.

Advanced Research Presentation.2 RICM 8

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

Clone of 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

Let's talk about Sex some more! SARF 4, 5, 6

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

Waikirikiri Selwyn River Research KATA 6

Gathering data to compare the health of the Waikirikiri / Selwyn River in two locations is the fo

Tēina - Ka hoki mai a Marz MART 1, 2

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

History Boffins SARH 6, 7, 8

Multilevel History Class- where students choose their own topic of interest and are guided throug

Gene Expression MATW 7

The teacher trainee Charlotte will be with us for this course and we will focus on the external f

3.2 Level Two - Folio completion HOLR 7

Prerequisite for this course is to have attended 3.1.

Paranormal Pictures Continued ROBM 7

Following our deep dive into the creepy and suspenseful, we will work towards tying up the rest o

Clone of Me Timata Ano MART 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Lessons continue...

Akaroa: Sustainable Tourism? KATA 6

Our focus this block is the extent to which tourism is a sustainable use of the Akaroa Harbour en

Calculus INOK 7

We will continue with Calculus, the study of rates of change.

The Science of Forests and Wetlands MATW 5

This Level 5 Science class will contain three separate parts:

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

3.2 Foundation drawing and painting HOLR 4, 5

So far we have used drawing as a way of developing ideas for painting.

Misery Repurposed ROBM 8

Those who have already been in this class will nearly be sick of Misery.

The Legend of King Arthur and other origins of England and English BRAF 3, 4

Hail ye students of myth and legend.

Geographic skills CRPE 6

The purpose of this course is to prepare for an external geography exam applying geographic skill

Social Studies: Report on a Social Action PETB 6, 7, 8

Social Studies internals SOS 1.5, 2.5 & 3.5

Electromagnetism - continued FLOM 8

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

Law ALLH 8

Privacy and the Privacy Act.

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.

Tuakana Teina Whakarongo MART 1, 2, 6

Young & Old Listen

Next Level Showcase SARB 7, 8

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

Investigate biological ideas relating to interactions between humans and micro-organisms. MICV 6

In this course we will be working toward AS90950.

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

(Continued from 3.1) We will continue significantly expanding upon our knowledge of chemical equi

7MAT DERT 7

STATISTICAL INFERENCE

ALGEBRA contd. LOUW 6

We will continue to study Algebra which covers the following topics -

NCEA 78 English GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

NCEA MUSIC - Term 3 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

The wonderous wet MATP 5

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

Ao Tawhiti Super Bowl - Flag American Football DEAC 4, 5

Gridiron is the largest and most popular sport in the USA.

Debating skills and formal debates BRAF 4

The ability to listen to opinions, and arguments put forward by others, respond to them in a stru

An Introduction to Graphs LOUW 4

This course will cover the following topics

Showcase 2018 SARM 4, 5

During this class students will continue to prepare a dance for showcase in week 6.

Talk to Write KAYH 3, 4

This course is all about knowing our story, exploring it's characters and deepening our thinking,

3.2 Ceramics HOLR 4, 5

Students best suited for this course have taken the ceramics course in blue last block.

Literacy Skills LAUB 2, 3, 4

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

Who's been shuffling my jeans? BREB 7

Obviously a play on words.

What are you? SARA 4, 5

Want to know what your body is made of and how it works?

Junior English - Visual Text Studies RICP 4, 5

We now know some things about the techniques directors use when crafting films, so we'll analyse

Drama Llamas on Film ALIE 5

Now that you have experienced a live audience, this block is all about performances for the camer

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

Continuing from 3.1.

Kohknowco Lab 3.2 RENM 4, 5

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

Purple
LA Levels
Self Directed Music! MATD 3, 4, 5

If you have dreams of playing in a band, lerning an instrument, writing a song or recording an al

NZ Cultural games.... ki o rahi SARO 4

You will participate in a range of different NZ cultural games with ki o rahi being the focus.

3.2 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

Level 2 English - Writing Folio and Personal Responses to Text RICP 7

We'll use the remainder of this term to tidy up our writing folios and personal responses, before

Calculus LOUW 7

Calculus is an important topic which looks at the rate of change of processes.

Psychology ALLH 8

Age and stage is important.

Dance Exam Study SARM 6, 7, 8

During this block we will be studying towards level 1, 2 and 3 exams.

Advanced Research Presentation.2 RICM 7, 8

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

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

This term, we'll do some formal writing, as well as a close film analysis (film TBA, based on a c

Composition and performance MATD 5

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

Statistical Inference INOK 8

We will look at Confidence intervals and how they can be made using Bootstrapping, a relatively n

Psychology in Context RICP 7, 8

**ANY STUDENT ENROLLED IN THE COURSE IN 3.2 IS EXPECTED TO HAVE A PROJECT THEY ARE WORKING ON, BA

Probability and MCAT preparation MATW 6

We are looking at probabilities of different outcomes in chance situations and games.

Sociology ALLH 8

The sociology of crime and mental illness. Thinking about taking sociology further?

GRAPHS ALIS 5

This topic investigates the relationships between, patterns, tables and equations and their repre

Advanced Research Presentation.2 RICM 6, 7, 8

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

Comic Creator BRAF 4, 5

Comic creator is about telling stories through sequential art.

ElectroTEC: Introduction to Microcontrollers JARG 4

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

Yearbook: Marz is BACK!!! MART 6, 7, 8

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

Clone of Ethical issues JOB 2, 3

Should euthanasia be legalised?

Practical physics investigation. MICV 6

In this course we will be working toward AS90935, "Carry out a practical physics investigation th

Basic Electronics and Design JARG 6, 7

During this course we'll learn about designing with electronics.

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

(Continued from 3.1) We will continue significantly expanding upon our knowledge of chemical equi

Badminton STEH 4, 5

Sign up to develop your Badminton skills.

ADVANCED MUSIC 2 - (NCEA LEVEL 3) MATD 8

Do music for NCEA credits!

Maths DERT 7

In the first class of this block we will vote on what internal assessment we will do for the bloc

Waves and optics - continued FLOM 7, 8

In this term we will first study towards the waves external exam.

Creative Academy For Theatrically Inclined Or Writerly Types (the sequel) ALIE 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

The Creative Academy exists to support two different purposes.

Whakarongo ki ngā Ururoa ano MART 6, 7, 8

'Listen to the Sharks'

8 Physics Revision and Internal Catch ups GREO 8

Revision for the external exams on each of the standards:

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

Getting Outside (GO) 3.2 EMIM 4

Disclaimer: This is a cellphone and computer FREE course.

3.2 Visual Arts Level 1 HOLR 6

Pre requisite of this course is to have completed 3.1.

Level One English/Media - End Term Three RICP 6

At the end of this term, we'll be designing and making short films, based on work we've completed

3.2 Level 4 Science -Manimals....., I mean Animals! LIBB 4

Kararehe are really interesting, there are so many different types and wonderful kinds on our pla

STATISTICAL INFERENCE - continued LOUW 7

STATISTICAL INFERENCE

Probability Distributions. DERT 8

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

Research Presentation.2 RICM 6, 7

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

3.2 Literacy and Extension English GEOM 3, 4, 5, 6

This course focuses on students who want to improve their literacy skills.

ASSESSMENT / SHOWCASE SARF 7, 8

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

Atmosphere and Oceans: Understanding Weather ZACW 4

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

Organic chemistry - it's alkynes of fun ZACW 7

Following the practice exams, we will look more in-depth at organic chemistry concepts that we ne

The Science of Forests and Wetlands MATW 5

This Level 5 Science class will contain three separate parts:

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

Philosophy and Ethics BRES 4, 5

Socrates: Where do you go to become knowledgeable about the physical world?

MCAT GREO 6

This term we'll continue to work towards the MCAT later this term.

We'll study:

3.2 Visual Arts Level 1 HOLR 5, 6

This is an NCEA course and the pre requisite is to have completed term one.

ALGEBRA contd. LOUW 6

We will continue to study Algebra which covers the following topics -

Statistical Inference / Probability LOUW 7

We will finish the Statistical Inference topic and then start Probability Methods This topic is

Advanced Research Presentation.2 RICM 8

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

Biophysical elements of Physical Education EMMB 6

This covers basic anatomy, biomechanics and exercise physiology.

Lets Get Active EMMB 6

Here you complete a variety of activities, all chosen by the students for example paintball, croq

Showcase 2018 SARM 6

During this block we will be finalising our pieces for Showcase (week 6) and then finishing off a

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

Come plan, design and create Digital projects that meet the needs of people in your world.

3.2 Level 1 Visual Arts NCEA folio completion HOLR 6, 7, 8

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

Inventors Unlimited JARG 3, 4

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

Philosophy - Philosophy of Mind BRES 7, 8

This block we will complete our work on ethics then shift to a new topic --contemporary philosoph

Level’s 2 and 3 Let’s work with others for a sustainable future KATA 7, 8

With two blocks left to the end of the year for seniors, we will look at your needs and interests

Evolocity JARG 3, 4

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

Continuation of physical principals, extreme organisms and ESS investigations MATP 7, 8

L2 students will continue learning about ESS physical processes and investigating how organisms c

Writing Folios BRAF 6

In this course students will complete either or both of these internals.

Orange
LA Levels
Ok Mr. scientist .... you said what now? BREB 8

The media tells us everything and nothing at the same time. Often blinding us with science.

Fair Go Ad Awards - Sell the 70s MART 6

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

Calculus DERT 8

Finish Complex Numbers then maybe do an internal (conics or linear).

Kohknowco Lab 3.2 RENM 4, 5

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

Algebra level 1 DERT 6

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

Sustainability Films and Actions KATA 6, 7

This class is working at levels one and two of the NCEA curriculum as follows:

Law ALLH 8

Privacy and the Privacy Act. Thinking about taking law further?

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

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

Calculus LOUW 7

Calculus is an important topic which looks at the rate of change of processes.

Senior Biology - Human Evolution & Genetic Variation MATW 7, 8

This class will combine Level 7 & 8 Biology.

Nature's Child BRAF 4, 5

On this course we will explore how nature has been an inspiration for music.

Research Presentation.2 RICM 6, 7

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

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

(continued from Term 3.1)

Practical chemistry investigation (continued) ZACW 6

We will carry out various practical chemistry experiments wherein we'll collect, process, and gra

Digestion MATW 6, 7

How is food consumed by different types of mammals?

Philosophy: Thought Adventures pt2 BRES 3, 4

Are you ready philosophical adventurer? Your quest awaits!

Being Frank about Europe PETB 4, 5

Honestly! How can people who were such enemies a hundred years ago be such good friends.

3.2 Extension English GEOM 6

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

Our Aotearoa SARM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

This term we will be finishing off things that were put on hold from term 2, due to COVID-19.

The Finish Line! ROBM 8

This block is about preparing for exams, finishing up any assessments that are hanging on.

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

The core component of Physics: MECHANICS!

How fast? How strong? Let’s figure it out. FLOM 4, 5

The core component of Physics: MECHANICS!

English in the Kitchen KATA 3, 4

This course continues from 3.1 and uses cooking as a context for learning English.

Who's been shuffling my jeans? BREB 7

Obviously a play on words.

The Great Ao Tawhiti Bake Off - cont'd KAYH 4

We have had so much fun we will continue on with a baking focus and see where it takes us.

Showcase! SARF 3, 4, 5

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

The Art Of Speaking - Part II STEM 7, 8

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

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

Geographic Skills - Exam time CRPE 7, 8

The purpose of this course is to prepare students for the end of year Geography Examination based

3.2 Foundation Printmaking HOLR 4, 5

Prerequisite for this course is to have attended 3.1.

Probability distributions and Statistical inference. INOK 8

We hope to finish probability distributions in this block and then work on statistical inference.

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

Are you a leader? How does your group function? SARA 7, 8

This course is a continuation from Term 3.1.

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

3.2 Business Studies GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

Do-Gooders: Making the world a better place KIRM 6, 7, 8

Feeling motivated to make a difference but don't know where to start?

Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

Research Presentation.2 RICM 6, 7

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

Light waves, colour & rays GREO 5

We'll investigate how light behaves and how we can predict its behaviour when reflected from and

Exam Prep NATW 7

This class will focus on preparing for the level 2 English external exams.

Health Promotion SARM 5

During this block we will be looking at promoting health (using the Hauora model - physical, spir

Showcase SARB 5, 6

Prepare your choreography for our dance showcase.

48 Hours Film Competition TIME!!! THIS BLOCK!!! MART 6, 7, 8

The time has arrived, SQUAD UP! Get your filmmaking team together!

Theatre Design Fo' Real (Double Down) ALIE 5, 6, 7, 8

During 3.1 and 3.2 this class will serve as the platform for you to roll your sleeves up and work

5ENG - Extension English RICP 5

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

3.2 Foundation Printmaking HOLR 4, 5

This course best suits those who have completed 3.1 printmaking.

Prejudice and Short Stories ROBM 6

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

Who's going to be in charge here? MICV 4

In this course we will be investigating the NZ election.

Philosophy - Analyze a religious text BRES 7, 8

NO NEW ENROLMENTS.

Jazz Band Term 3 MATD 5

This course will continue our holistic exploration of the world of Jazz music; playing, studying

Team games SARO 5

What roles are involved in a team?

Other
LA Levels
Make and Create 3, 4

This workshop offers students the opportunity to design and make small furniture and products in

Garage Projects JARG 6, 7, 8

code 678TEC in line 86 (orange)

Literacy Skills LAUB 2, 3, 4

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

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

Having looked at ways to get warm and keep warm in 3.1, in this block we will examine how theorie

What are you? MATP 4, 5

People are fascinating things.
But what are we made of?