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4.2 Courses
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LA Levels
GEOMETRY LOUW 4

This is the branch of Mathematics that deals with lines, shape and space.

Red
LA Levels
LITERACY - 6LIT RICP 6

In this class, we’ll do a novel (or novella) study, with the aim of encouraging reading as a hobb

EXTERNALS - REVISION LOUW 6

This class is SPECIFICALLY for those students who have been in Derek or Louise's class and are wo

Robin Hood - Junior Production MART 6

We are off to ...... Sherwood Forest to meet 'Robin Hood'

Clone of Music theory MATD 4, 5

Come and learn how to read music, and gain an insight into how music works!

“Smash Em Bro” - Bullrush, Rugby League, Kabaddi DEAC 3, 4, 5

The good old kiwi classic of tackle bullrush! It's not banned, it lives on.

Crime Scene - Forensic Scientists Needed! ZACW 4, 5

There's been a string of crimes and your forensics expertise is needed!

Space Invader Maths JOHS 4

If you are excited about about learning maths through playing 'Old School' video games (like Pacm

City stuff KIRM 3, 4

We will be out and about in the city, doing different stuff each session.

Art and About KIRM 3, 4, 5

Exploring art in the city and getting creative

Probably not measurement. DERT 3, 4

So in this class we will probably learn some measurement and some probability.

Graphs INOK 4, 5, 6

We'll look at how graphs can be drawn and analysed using algebra.

Star Wars Crafts KATE 3, 4, 5

You bring some ideas, I’ll bring some ideas and together we’ll make some cool Star Wars stuff!

NCEA English GEOM 5, 6

This course is for students who want to prepare for Level 1 NCEA English.

4.2 Claymation Creations LIBB 4

In this Red Block course we will be learning how to create a short claymation video.

Boucle d'or FLOM 1, 2

Get ready to embark on an intense adventure of language learning.

The Red, Read and Eat Book Club KATA 4, 5

If you enjoy reading, or if you need a little encouragement then the Red, Read and Eat Book Club

Level 3 Maths. Let's Mix it Up!! Mapping and Financial Literacy KAYH 3

As we will meet 4x times a week I am going to mix it up.

Probability with Games ALIS 5

This block we will be looking at the chances of winning games and trying out a whole lot of diffe

ADVANCED ALGEBRA LOUW 5

In this course we will be consolidating skills and learning some new ones.There will be an emphas

Photography : Shoebox Worlds ROSM 3, 4, 5

Create your own fantasy world in a shoebox, (or a larger box if you wish) This is a diorama, rath

Speak easy! MICV 3, 4, 5

In this course we will practise the art of public speaking.

Games of chance MATP 4, 5

The legend of Bigfoot:

Happy New Yearbook 2021 MART 5, 6, 7, 8

Celebrate our year by being a part of the Yearbook team (which will have its own page) and comple

Space Invaders Maths STEH 4

If you are excited about about learning maths through playing 'Old School' video games (like Pacm

3/4 Literacy LAUB 2, 3, 4

Students working towards levels 3 and 4 of the curriculum are welcome to join this class!

Writers' Workshop MEGW 3, 4, 5, 6

In this class you will work on your own writing projects at your own pace.

Pictures with Geometry GREO 5, 6

Students will use Coordinate Geometry, functions including: circles, elipses, parabola, lines, sq

English STEH 4

We will focus on writing skills, oral language and presenting in this block.

NCEA English GEOM 3, 4, 5

This is an opportunity for students to further, or to begin working towards, their NCEA English g

NCEA English through History RICM 6

This course will examine the study of English for NCEA assessments while using History as a conte

ALGEBRA - 56 NUM LOUW 5, 6

In this class we will focus on skills essential to succeed at Level 1.

Printmaking HOLR 4, 5

We are going to work on print techniques; such as wood cuts, lino cuts .

PRINCESS MONONOKE BRAF 4, 5, 6

Princess Mononoke has been chosen by the wolfpack to launch attacks on a human settlement that is

Algebraic Geometry GREO 5

Students will use Coordinate Geometry, functions including: circles, elipses, parabola, lines, sq

Facts and puzzles. DERT 4

In this class we will do 15 minutes of basic math facts from :

Statistics and Probability DERT 4

In this course we will investigate situations that involve elements of chance by comparing experi

Film Adaptations RICP, STEH 3, 4, 5

In this course, students will study a series of short stories, poems and graphic novels.

Geometry INOK 4

We will look at how to construct various shapes using a compass and ruler.

23 Lit LIBB 2, 3

This is a course integrating reading and writing in a really fun way.

Printmaking HOLR 3, 4, 5

We are going to work on print techniques; such as wood cuts, lino cuts, dry points, monoprints .

Jnr Production: Brothers Grimm Rehearsals ALIE 4, 5

This is the rehearsal block for the Junior Production, Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon with awesome

Printmaking HOLR 3, 4, 5

We are going to work on print techniques; such as wood cuts, lino cuts, dry points, monoprints .

LITERACY - 5LIT- Reading with Beth! BetM 5

In this class, we're going to spend six weeks with a novel to experience how fun, interesting and

Problems? Try math! (Continued from 4.1) ZACW 6

Maths is incredibly useful for solving tricky real-world problems quickly.

Self directed HOLR 4, 5

The is course is for those who have taken foundation art throughout the year...you know who you a

3LIT DEBD 3

This is a course integrating reading and writing in a really fun way.

Junior Media Studies - Independent Film Projects RICP 4, 5

Do you have an idea for a film you'd like to make?

XCEL in maths ;) MATP 5

Spreadsheets!

They are tedious.

They are annoying.

International Food and Culture KATA 4, 5

Beginning with a map of the world, we will co-create a cooking and culture course for the four we

4.2 Level 3 Mathematics LIBB 3

For the final 4 weeks of this level 3 class, we will be incorporating math into Art and producing

Data and Statistics MATW 4, 5

To finish off the year in Mathematics, we will look at how to collect data and how we can analyse

Mighty maths! MICV 4

In this course we will investigate angles, bearings and scale factors.

Mandarin Language and Culture Class MLA 3, 4, 5

GEOMETRIC DRAWINGS LOUW 3, 4, 5

Topics covered in this course -

Algebraic Geometry GREO 5

Students will use Coordinate Geometry, functions including: circles, elipses, parabola, lines, sq

NUMBER ALIS 4

IN THIS COURSE WE WILL BE FOCUSING ON OUR NUMBER SKILS AND WORKING ON FRACTIONS, DECIMALS, MULTIP

How To Be A Food Critic VERL 4, 5

Students will learn how to write food critiques by reading critiques, analysing food reviews, wat

Art through maths NIKS 4

Love art? Love maths?

Basic English MEGW 4

We will work on spelling, vocabulary, grammar, language features, sentence structures, and paragr

Crisis Protocol RPG STEH 4

Do you love Marvel Super Heroes? How about RPG's (Role playing games)?

That's a poem? JOB 4, 5

What is poetry? What isn't?

Zen zone ALEM 3, 4, 5

Kia ora tīma!

BEATNIKS: Percussion, Drums and World Music MATD 3, 4

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

Metalwork JARG 4, 5

Learn how to work with metal through a series of practical making projects.

GEOMETRY LOUW 3, 4

Topics covered in this course -

Reading GEOM 5, 6

This is a project based course with a focus on reading.

Yellow
LA Levels
4.2 English: Research Skills GEOM 3, 4

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

6NUM ADVANCED ALGEBRA LOUW 6

The focus of this class will be on extending algebra skills to solve more complicated problems an

The World of Advertising MEGW 4, 5

What influence do advertisements have on you and the people around you?

LITERACY - 56LIT RICP 5, 6

In this class, we’ll do a novel (or novella) study, with the aim of encouraging reading as a hobb

Outdoor Science ALIS 5, 6

We will make use of resources in and around the city to learn more about Science, mainly Geology

The English Hub ROBM, GEOM 5

Welcome to the English Hub!

Who Cares? TRAM 3, 4

"Mō tātou te taiao ko te atawhai, mō tātou te taiao ko te oranga"

“Smash Em Bro” - Bullrush, Rugby League, Kabaddi DEAC 3, 4, 5

The good old kiwi classic of tackle bullrush! It's not banned, it lives on.

Junior master class... JOB 4, 5, 6

English is your favourite subject, right?

Photography ROSM 3, 4, 5

We will be looking at how to use digital SLR cameras and control it's functions, how to use Photo

Aquatics STEH 4

We will head to Jellie Park for some pool time fun!

Te Kai O Nga Rangatira MART 2

Tena koe!

Brush up on basic math. DERT 5

This course is aimed at level 5 of the curriculum and in each 45min lesson we will do a quick set

Learning to love reading and writing! BetM 4

In this class, like last term, we'll be studying a novel, and learning how to love books.

Marine Biology and the NZ Land Birds BREB 4, 5

You must know how cool Marine Biologists are! Well Ornithologists are just as awesome.

Gymnastics EMMB 3, 4, 5, 6

Hey this has a limit of 20 students

Level 3/4 Maths. Let's Mix it Up!! Mapping and Financial Literacy KAYH 3, 4

As we will meet 4x times a week I am going to mix it up.

What do you want to know? KATA 5

This block is writing, and you get to choose a topic to produce a report on.

Tūranga GEOM 3, 4, 5, 6

An opportunity for students to go to the library and enjoy quiet reading or one of the many activ

An Introduction to Algebra DERT 3, 4

Algebra - maths of the unknown.

Jellie Park STEH 4, 5

We will be travelling to Jellie Park for some swimming practice and some water safety sessions.

Introduction to Spanish RICM 1, 2

This course will be divided into three sections: Language, Teacher Topic, and Independent Study.

Can you put that in writing? KelB 4

Want to keep things interesting and get a taste for different types of writing?

4 Literacy LAUB 4

Students working towards and at 4 of the curriculum are welcome to join this class!

Street Art and Graffiti BRAF 3, 4, 5, 6

This course examines the roots of New York graffiti making links to art movements such as futuris

Learning to Film RICP 5

You’re going to make some films!

Psychology- any questions ALLH 4

This course is student driven. We can study topics you choose

The ultimate STEM challenge! ZACW 4

Get ready for a hands-on competition where students work as a team using simple materials to solv

Project Runway Ao Tawhiti MART 4, 5

A group of ambitious Ao Tawhiti designers will participate in the opportunity of a lifetime!

Food and Nutrition REBF 4, 5

Food and Nutrition experience all course!

Caine's Arcade STEH 4

We will take our inspiration from 9 year old arcade entrepreneur...Caine to create our own arcade

Novellas and Screenplays RICP 5, 6

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

Optics and Photography GREO 4, 5

We'll look at the Physics and Art behind photography.

Model Railway IANH 4, 5

Ever wanted to try modelling? Do you enjoy making things? Like trains?

Vegetable Appreciation Course BetM 5

Vegetables! Yum, but lots of us don’t actually know that, and we're going to learn!

Debate Topics MEGW 4, 5, 6

Let the debate begin (factory farming, free speech, death penalty, existence of God).

Role Playing Creations RICP 3, 4, 5

In this course, we'll play a very basic form of Dungeons and Dragons, then choose the best moment

5LIT ROBM 5

The primary goal: To encourage students to appreciate and enjoy literature!

Awfully Terrible Movies ROBM 4

Trolls 2? The Emoji Movie? Baby Geniuses?

23Numeracy LIBB 2, 3

Come and learn mathematical concepts using Numicon.

JAZZ BAND MATD 4, 5

Jazz Band continues into 4.2!

What a legend! ZACW 4, 5

Explore myths and legends!

Arduino and LinkIt DERT, JARG 5

In this course you will learn to use development boards (Arduino and LinkIt Smart 7688 Duo to cre

ARE YOU CRAFTY? LOUW 3, 4, 5

If you are crafty but not in a devious or cunning way this course might be for you.

Drawing, Drawing, Drawing And more drawing… (yellow) HOLR 3, 4, 5

Drawing is the basis of all art making and you can use almost anything to do it with.

Technology challenges MATP 3, 4, 5

Can you work as part of a team to design and build interesting machines to complete a specific ch

Tukutuku & other Māori Art Forms MART 4, 5

Tukuna kia auaha tātou! Let us be creative!

Health EMMB 4, 5

In this class we will be looking at strategies for dealing with grief, and loss.

Psychology- ask questions ALLH 5

A chance for students thinking of studying psychology to ask questions.

3MAT DEBD 3

In this course we will work on solidifying the basic skills and knowledge that makes us into grea

Social and Cooperative Gaming RICP 4, 5

Students in this class will learn to play a variety of co-operative social games, then engage in

Action Now for a Changing Future. JARG 5, 6

You will need to enrol in this for both Blue (BREB) and Yellow class (JARG)

Podcasting RICP 4, 5

This is a responsive course, aiding a group of students in their production of a video podcast.

4.2 Level 3 Literacy LIBB 3

In this Level 3 Literacy Course there will be explicit teaching of how to make a great piece of w

Psychology- you ask the question ALLH 5

Have an interest in Psychology.
We can talk about any topic

Local Legends PETB 4, 5

Heroes and heroines abound in Ōtautahi-Christchurch.

Law you ask the questions ALLH 3, 4, 5

Interested in l.aw? This class is discussion based and can be directed by your interests.

Outdoor Science MATW 5, 6

We will make use of resources in and around the city to learn more about Science, mainly Geology

NUMBER ALIS 4

IN THIS COURSE WE WILL BE FOCUSING ON OUR NUMBER SKILS AND WORKING ON FRACTIONS, DECIMALS, MULTIP

Writing skills LAUB 4

Look at multiple forms and styles of writing for different purposes.

CAD&CAM JARG 4, 5

Learn how to design and make things using CAD (Computer Aided Design) and let the CAM (Computer A

Box Wars JARG 3, 4

Design and make armour, siege and other weapons using only cardboard and tape; form an army to pl

Basic English Skills MEGW 4, 5

We will work on spelling, vocabulary, grammar, language features, sentence structures, and paragr

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame - Junior Production MART 3, 5

We are off to ...... Paris to meet 'Quasimodo'

Mind-blowing astronomy FLOM 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

This class will be open to all questions about Astronomy, the theory of relativity and quantum me

30 Seconds Ads MART 5

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

Slow Sustainable Fashion SARH 4, 5

Let's look to the past! Not the fast.

PYTHAGORAS and TRIGONOMETRY LOUW 4, 5

In this course we will study the relationships between sides and angles in right-angled triangles

JINGLE HELL: Music in advertising, film and TV MATD 4, 5

In this course we will be looking at the use of music in film and TV, with a focus on advertising

The tribe has spoken ALEM 3, 4, 5

Kia ora tīma!

Sustainable fashion #2 BRAF 5

This block is about producing a fashion show and will get you writing: you will write previews, d

Green
LA Levels
Board Game - Writing, Scripting and Filming RICP 4, 5

A number of students thought that 'board games' would be a fun 4.2 class.

Drama with Libby and Debz DEBD 2, 3

Kia ora!

Write and perform a play!

The Beautiful Game: An Overview VERL 3, 4, 5, 6

Students will learn valuable reading, writing and viewing skills through the use of football movi

How to get the perfect rotation in that Flip. EMMB 4, 5

Students will learn basic biomechanics in relation to improving and developing their own Gymnasti

Clone of International Food and Culture (Kirsty Green) KIRM 4, 5

Beginning with a map of the world, we will co-create a cooking and culture course for the four we

What on Earth is going on? MATW 4, 5

In this course we will look at current events around the planet that are of importance, in order

Les trois petits cochons FLOM 1, 2

Get ready to embark on an intense adventure of language learning.

Python programming DERT 3, 4

Beginners python programming.

No Devices GEOM 4, 5

An opportunity to focus on pencraft through writing and exercises.

Human evolution ZACW 5

We will investigate the theory of evolution.

How to Write a Song MATD 3, 4, 5

Learn how to write and record a song in 5 easy steps!

3D Digital Modelling JARG 3, 4

This course will give an introduction to parametric modelling, sculpting and 3D printing.

Project- 4.2 Printmaking and ceramics HOLR 4, 5

This course best suits anyone who is passionate to learn printmaking and ceramics, or those who h

Wasting the earth is so not Sustainable BREB 3, 4, 5

We are going to sink out teeth into building an imaginary world and then destroying it through ba

Junior Dud Cant delete MART 1

Junior Dud Cant delete

Music theory MATD 3, 4

Come and learn how to read music, and gain an insight into how music works!

More Algebra INOK 5

This class is to build on the algebra that was done in term 2 to try to get students better prepa

Crazy Cool Chemistry ZACW 5

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

Cooking on a budget KATA 4, 5

There are several factors which influence what you eat. An important one of these is cost.

Road Cycling GREO 4, 5

Each lesson we'll sample a new Christchurch bike path, improving our fitness and knowledge of our

3/4 Art - Animation ROSM 3, 4

Animation

3/4 Art - Animation ROSM 3, 4

Animation

Biotechnology INOK 4, 5

We'll look at the technology of using microorganisms to make stuff.

NEUROPSYCHOLOGY ALIS 5

Neuropsychology is the study of the relationship between behaviour, emotion, and cognition on the

Te Reo Ngawari MART 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Te Reo Ngawari is for those who have not done Te Reo this year and want to learn the basic words.

Fabric fantastic 3, 4, 5

Come and develop your skills and creativity with fabric!

Ella Enchanted - Junior Production Green MART 5, 8

We are off to ...... Frell to meet 'Ella'

Art Inquiry HOLR 4, 5

This course is a continuation of a course that has run this year in red.

Red zone revolutions MATP 4, 5

Time to hop on your mountain bike and head to the red zone.

BIGFISH: Music from Aotearoa/ New Zealand MATD 4, 5

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

Draw a Box! RICP 4, 5

In this class, we’ll learn to draw a box!

Kapa Haka Mo Ake Tonu! MART 5

Kapa Haka Forever! Learn the following:

Boxwars JARG 4

Create costume and weaponry with cardboard.

Architecture JARG 3, 4

This course will introduce you to architectural design where you will have opportunities to learn

Preparing for NCEA English: Reading GEOM 5, 6

This course is for students who want to begin working towards NCEA credits for next year.

Board Game Geeks RICP 3, 4, 5

In this course, students will learn to produce instructional videos on the playing of board games

PROJECT - Expand the food selection! KelB 4, 5, 6

Gain a better understanding for different food requirements such as vegan, paleo, plant-based, al

Particle Physics FLOM 4, 5

Upon popular request we will dive into the depths of particle physics.

Tik Tok Time MEGW 4, 5

Leave your dignity at the door...You will take on some Tik Tok challenges in this class.

Project: Community Gardening MATW 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Project plan:

Kapahaka INOK 4

If we get enough people hopefully we can get a tutor to learn some action songs and haka, includi

Lawn Games SARA 3, 4

Enjoy playing lawn games in the sun? Then this course is for you.

Electric Vehicle JARG 4, 5

Design, build and race a battery powered vehicle.

Musical Instrument Making JARG 4, 5

Create your own personalised musical instruments.

Science as art, art as science ZACW 4, 5

Grand project: Each student will complete four panels, each panel being an artistic depiction of

Creating a dance video SARB 3, 4, 5, 6

We will be working together to create a dance video.

Touch and Tactical Play EMMB 5

Students will learn some attacking and defensive strategies to enhance there tactical play for to

Making art the mindful way HOLR 4, 5

We are going to find different ways to bring mindfulness into our art making.

Green buildings? MATP 3, 4, 5

Over the last 10 years a large number of new buildings have been constructed around Christchurch.

Creating a clothing brand STEH 5

We will work with local companies Gooses and ASColour to design our own clothing brand and produc

Who am I and where am I going? Finding me and my goals KIRM 3, 4, 5

This course is designed to build your engagement in learning and boost your confidence.

Law You ask the questions ALLH 5

A chance for students thinking about studying law ask questions.

FOUND SOUND MATD 5

Inspired by the 'trash orchestras' of Brazil, we will be building instruments out of everyday obj

Short Stories and Cool Conversations BetM 4, 5

Let's read a bunch of short stories and talk about cool stuff!

PROJECT: Re-Cycling GREO 3, 4, 5, 6

In this project we're going to revive old bikes - hopefully recycling them for a new life.

Junior Production 2020 Rehearsals ALIE 4, 5

Sarah H and Alister are combining classes as one mega-ensemble to work on the Junior Production f

KNIT WIT or CROCHET KID? LOUW 3, 4, 5

Would you like to learn how to crochet or knit?

Project: 4.2 Getting Outside Green EMIM 2, 3, 4, 5

Disclaimer: This is a cellphone and computer FREE course.

Junior Production TECH, DESIGN and CREW ALIE 4, 5

This is the block to support all three of the Junior Productions: Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon w

Project: North by North BRAF 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

On this course you will learn to use a map and compass to orientate your way around a course.

Advanced skills in GarageBand! MATD 3, 4

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

Rock Band MATD 3, 4, 5

In this class we will be playing music in groups, and looking at classic rock of the 70s, 80s, 90

4.2 Exploring Ōtautahi LIBB 3, 4

Do you enjoy walking around our city and finding out what's going on?

Motors and Machines JARG 3, 4

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

Wai-Ora Community Gardens KAREN 3, 4

Wai-ora Trust Community Gardens is a Charitable Trust based near the airport, about a 10 min driv

Photoshop... maybe Yearbook? MART 3, 4, 5

As there is little time to create and complete a Yearbook for Ao Tawhiti 2019, we can start by or

Are you a KNIT WIT? LOUW 3, 4, 5

If you can knit or would like to learn a new skill this course might be for you.

Psychology you ask the questions ALLH 5

Interested in Psychology? This course is discussion based and can follow your intereests

Ao Tawhiti Sustainable Christmas Market KATA 4, 5, 6

In this project, social enterprise meets sustainability, meets Christmas.

Bullrush - No bubble wrap here! DEAC 4, 5

The good old kiwi classic of tackle bullrush! It's not banned, it lives on.

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

CRAFTY KID or KNIT WIT? LOUW 4, 5

If you are crafty but not in a devious or cunning way this course might be for you.

Psychology (continuing) RICP 5

This course is a continuation from 4.1 and not suitable for students to join

Sociology - You ask the question ALLH 5

Interested in Sociology
We can talk about any topic

Chemistry ZACW 3, 4

We will do a variety of awesome chemistry experiments in the lab to learn about the special prope

PROJECT - Climbing Wall and more! ZACW, JARG, DERT 4, 5

This project will start with the creation of a climbing wall in the building.

Slow Sustainable Fashion SARH 4, 5

Let's look to the past! Not the fast.

ULTIMATE Frisbee ALEM 3, 4, 5

Hello whānau

We are off to Hagely park to play the ultimate game, Ultimate Frisbee.

PRO13 ROBM 4, 5, 6

This Project is a chance for you to create awareness of an issue you think is important.

Blue
LA Levels
The English Hub ROBM, GEOM 4

Welcome to the English Hub!

PROJECT - Climbing Wall and more! ZACW, JARG, DERT 4, 5

This project will start with the creation of a climbing wall in the building.

Action Now for a Changing Future. BREB 5, 6

You will need to enrol in this for both Blue (BREB) and Yellow class (JARG)

GRID ART LOUW 4, 5

GRID ART

Creepy Short Stories of the Stephen King Variety RICP 5

In this course, we'll read a few creepy short stories, discuss and dissect them, and do a few fun

PRO12 ROBM 4, 5, 6

This Project is a chance for you to create awareness of an issue you think is important.

4.2 English: Shh... I'm reading! GEOM 3, 4, 5, 6

This course focuses on students who enjoy reading and would like a quiet space to do so.

Drama with Libby and Debz DEBD 2, 3

Kia ora!

Write and perform a play!

Vikings in The Garage! ROBM 4, 5

You MUST sign up to both Blue AND Purple!

Haere mai, Vikings!

Project - 4.2 Sculpture HOLR 3, 4, 5

This project is for people who like to make things that are 3 dimensional.

DNA of English LAUB 3, 4, 5

Explore the history of the English language with Laura and Natalie.

Board Games ALEM 3, 4, 5

Calling all board game enthusiasts!

PROJECT - Short text adaptations RICP 3, 4, 5, 6

In this project, we’re going to CREATE either a SHORT FILM or a GRAPHIC NOVEL, adapted from some

RESPONSIVE MATD 4, 5

This is a place holder.

UPT Digital RENM 3, 4, 5, 6

For those of you who wish to carry on with your own UPT Digital projects and/or work on our lates

The History of Skateboarding ROBM 3, 4

Calling all skaters! Are you working on perfecting that Ollie? Maybe its a Varial 720.

No Devices GEOM 4, 5

An opportunity to focus on pencraft through writing and exercises.

Learn Like Elon GREO 4, 5

In this course you'll learn to learn like Elon.

Dance in the city SARM 3, 4, 5

During this block we will be based in the city creating site dances.

Photography II ROSM 3, 4, 5

"We will be looking at how to use digital SLR cameras and control it's functions, how to use Phot

Rock Band MATD 3, 4, 5

In this class we will be playing music in groups, and looking at classic rock of the 70s, 80s, 90

Puzzle this! MICV 4, 5

During this course we will explore a bunch of different maths puzzles and games.

Ukulele Orchestra MATD 4

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

Football SARF 4, 5

Is Football a passion of yours?
Like to kick a ball around?

Wasting the earth - Sustainable.... in't BREB 3, 4, 5

Lets explore some of your requests under an Education For Sustainability focussed.

Intro to the Social Sciences RICM 4

In this course we will explore the NZ Social Sciences curriculum.

Football FLOM 3, 4, 5

Join us on the field to face great football challenges.

Preparing for NCEA English: Writing GEOM 5, 6

This course is for students who want to begin working towards NCEA credits for next year.

Beginner Maori INOK 3, 4

We'll work on starting to learn some Maori language, some customs and some history.

Individual project continued from 4.1(blue) HOLR 4, 5

This course is for students who have already started their projects in 4.1 and been working in ar

Ngā Toi o Aotearoa MART 2, 5

Kōwhaiwhai, Tukutuku, Whakairo are traditional art forms of the tangata whenua.

Climbing up the walls ZACW 4, 5

Let's develop climbing skills!

Circus STEH 4

We will develop Circus skills including juggling, plate spinning, diabolo, adagio, and rolobolo.

Board Making JARG 4, 5

Create a personalised Skimbaord.

Sociology- any questions ALLH 4

This course is student driven. Bring questions.

Create a monster and more HOLR 3, 4

This is your chance to make something hideous and yet deeply beautiful and meaningful.

RECREATION IN OUR COMMUNITY SARB 4, 5, 6

We will be looking at various recreational activities around the community.

Xmas Market BRAF 2, 3, 4

Extension from last block: if you have a product you would like to sell at our Xmas market then j

PROJECT - Expand the food selection! KelB 4, 5, 6

Gain a better understanding for different food requirements such as vegan, paleo, plant-based, al

Going with the flow PETB 3, 4

Ōtautahi (Christchurch) has a rich and diverse cultural heritage that is evident in our city tod

Project: Tennis and/or Fitness MATW 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Tennis and/or Fitness Project:

Speak easy! MICV 3, 4, 5

In this course we will practise the art of public speaking.

Introduction to programming DERT 5

Beginners python programming.

YOU WILL NEED A COMPUTER FOR THIS CLASS

Putting the Sci in SciFi! ZACW 4, 5, 6

We'll discuss the science depicted in popular works of science fiction (films, television, and bo

Junior English - Text Reviews RICP 4, 5

Students in this class will create reviews of films, short stories and books they have previously

Digital Art BetM 4, 5

Let’s delve into the world of digital art! Logo creation for a YouTube channel?

How to write a hit song! MATD 4, 5

Come and learn how to write and record a hit song!

Jnr Production: Velveteen Rabbit SARH 4, 5

This is the rehearsal block for the Junior Production, Veleveteen Rabbit with awesome director Da

Ngā Toi o Aotawhiti/Aotearoa MART 3, 4, 5

Kōwhaiwhai, Tukutuku, Whakairo are traditional art forms of the tangata whenua.

Junior Production 2020 Rehearsals ALIE 4, 5

Sarah H and Alister are combining classes as one mega-ensemble to work on the Junior Production f

Anime and Japanese Language MEGW 4, 5, 6

Watch anime and learn to speak Japanese.

CLASSROOM KARAOKE MATD 4

Come and sing! This course is about having fun singing pop songs in a 'karaoke club' format.

Design a home STEH 5

We will use Cad design software to a create a digital image of a simple house.

PROJECT: America's Cardboard Cup GREO 3, 4, 5, 6

We're going to have an America's Cup race.

Ball Sports at Upper Riccarton Domain MATW 5

Tennis, Football, Basketball, Touch and more as we will be going to Riccarton domain to learn and

Want to get a bit fitter not sure how…. EMMB 3, 4, 5

This class will look at options you can do in your backyard.

Action on actions for future futures BREB 5

This is a class for all students who have done all or most of the EFS Future Thinkers blocks this

Junior Production 2020 Rehearsals SARH 4, 5

Sarah H and Alister are combining classes as one mega-ensemble to work on the Junior Production f

Kohknowco Lab 4.2 RENM 4, 5

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

Japanese MEGW 2, 3

This will be an introduction to Japanese.

35 Physics FUN! MATP 3, 4, 5

Probe the secrets of the universe with Matt P...

Make a rock HOLR 4, 5

Artist for pre course research: Claus Oldenberg, Andy Goldsworthy, Pablo Picasso

Media Studies RICP 5

We will be working on assignments which give you the skills to create a short film.

ADVANCED ALGEBRA LOUW 5, 6

This class will be aimed at Level 5+ of the curriculum for those students who would like to study

Project: 4.2 Sparkleshark Junior Production - class FULL EMIM 4, 5

Lucy and Rose (senior learners) are auditioning, casting and directing Sparkleshark, due to be pe

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame - Junior Production MART 3, 5

We are off to ...... Paris to meet 'Quasimodo'

Ngā Toi o Aotawhiti/Aotearoa 2020 MART 3, 4, 5

Kōwhaiwhai, Tukutuku, Whakairo are traditional art forms of the tangata whenua.

GRID ART HOLR 4, 5

GRID ART

Christmas lunch SARA 5

With Christmas around the corner, kai is a huge part of what brings whanau together.

Law-you ask the questions ALLH 5

Interested in Law
We can talk about any topic

Sociology you ask the questions ALLH 5

Interested in Sociology? This course is discussion based and can follow you interests

Ao Tawhiti Sustainable Christmas Market KATA 4, 5, 6

In this project, social enterprise meets sustainability, meets Christmas.

Tennis - Game, Set, Match DEAC 4

A nice game of tennis anyone?

PROJECT - Predator Free 2050 DEAC 4, 5, 6

The Predator Free movement is sweeping the country as people realise we’re the last generation th

Clone of BEATNIKS: Percussion, Drums and World Music MATD 3, 4

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

Languages - tools for independent learning FLOM 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Students in this class will learn a language using online tools.

GYMNASTICS MATD 3, 4, 5

This course is run by two peer mentors; Sally and Nikita, supported by Matt.

Purple
LA Levels
Playing with Statistics TRAM 3, 4

There are lies, damned lies and statistics. (Mark Twain)

INSPIRE - Lets Train Hard DEAC 4, 5, 6

We have an hour to aim for excellence.

INSPIRE: Relativity, Cosmology and other Physics Ideas GREO 4, 5, 6

In this course we'll start by taking a look at the Physics that made Einstein famous - Special Re

Mindfulness and art HOLR 4, 5

During this course you will attempt some different forms of making while using mindfulness to hel

Physicis DERT 5

A somewhat inauspicious name fall off at the anchors Local legend flowery in febreze Gnarly Hukka

Vikings in The Garage! ROBM 4, 5

You MUST sign up to both Blue AND Purple!

Haere mai, Vikings!

Chess MATW 4, 5

This course is all about learning and improving chess, a simple and yet beautifully complex game.

Civilisation - History and Society RICP 4, 5

In this class, students will have the opportunity to take part in a multiplayer game of Civilisat

Mindfulness and art LOUW 4, 5

During this course you will attempt some different forms of making while using mindfulness to hel

Yoga KATA 4, 5

Yoga enables you to centre yourself through āsanas / postures and prānāyāma / breathing exercises

INSPIRE - Abstract Group Problem Solving and Strategy Development RICP 3, 4, 5, 6

In our school, there are a lot of people starting to play strategic board games.

Lawn Games SARO 4

Enjoy playing lawn games in the sun? Then this course is for you.

Cafe Class GEOM 4, 5

This is an opportunity for students to work and learn in the school cafe by being a part of the s

Online Mathematics FLOM 3, 4, 5, 6

Come to this class to learn how to progress in Mathematics at your own pace, determining your own

Write A Novel GEOM 4, 5, 6

This course is for students who want to be writers and would like an opportunity to write in a su

Stats DERT 4

Statistics and Probability.

'MIND MESSING' MATHEMATICS LOUW 4, 5, 6

This class will focus on extension, enrichment and problem solving in Mathematics.

Code this! MICV 3, 4, 5

In this course we will learn the basics of coding using Scratch by creating simple animations and

My inspiration MATP 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

In this course I will share what MY timetable would look like if I was a student at Ao Tawhiti.

Preparing for NCEA English GEOM 4, 5

An opportunity to prepare for senior English.

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

Wedding Plan MEGW 4, 5

Plan and role play a celebrity wedding.

Climbing up the walls ZACW 4, 5

Let's develop climbing skills!

History/Architecture/Language/Philosophy/Art/Music RICM 3, 4, 5

This class is designed around 6 one-off sessions.

Warhammer 40,000 ROBM 3, 4, 5

A student led course meant to run two times a week in block 4.2.

practical maths MATP 3, 4, 5, 6

Not your usual maths class - avoiding textbooks and worksheets, Beks, Larissa and Matt will be ex

Building Laser-cut Guitars ROBM 4, 5

*** You must take BOTH Purple and Orange blocks ***

Hikoi 4 Hauora BRAF 5

This term Hikoi is training for a 21km fundraising walk to raise awareness and some money for the issues depression in our community.

Theatre Design and Backstage Magic (Junior Production Edition) ALIE 4, 5

This class will serve as the platform for you to roll your sleeves up and work on a theatre show

INSPIRE - Inspiration from sport and adventure CRPE 4, 5

In this class we will be looking at the qualities and attributes of inspiring people.

Inspire: Around the World MATW 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Inspire Descriptor:

Inspire purple - henna drawing ALIS 3, 4, 5

In this course we will be looking drawing henna designs and practicing different symmetrical dra

Jnr Production: Forests of the NIght ALIE 4, 5

This is the rehearsal block for the Junior Production, Forests of the Night with awesome director

Botanical representation and big words HOLR 4, 5

Artists for pre course research: 'Jim Hodges'.You will photograph, draw, use water colours, relie

5/6MAT LOUW 5, 6

KWODRATIKS

Spelt correctly – quadratics.

Scratch Scratch DERT 5

Bored of scratch? Learn to program.

IN13 ROBM 4, 5

This Inspire block will give you a chance to try some new experiences and practice skills you may

Developing skills and knowledge in music MATD 4, 5

If you play, or want to understand how music works, then this is the course for you!

Trigonometry INOK 5

Trigonometry is used in a surprising number of places. It is also round 4000 years old.

Pump It SARM 4, 5

Calling all of those that are into improving their skate skills, scooter work and rollerblade tri

4.2 Inspire with Emily in Purple EMIM 3, 4, 5, 6

We're going to taste a smorgasbord 6 classes of 'The Arts, Communication & Wellness'.

Be SuperCool with Marz - Be an Entrepreneur MART 4, 5, 6

This class will be showing and introducing students to inspirational people or show them people w

Orange
LA Levels
Art and Craft SDL MEGT 3, 4, 5

This option is for students who are motivated to work independently on their own art or craft pro

Earth Science field trips MATP 3, 4, 5

All day every Friday, we will visit a different NZ landscape.

National Science Challenges and Biodiversity Crisis MATW 4, 5

Science has been in the media a lot this year and has also featured in the debates of the current

Coterie LAUB 3, 4, 5

The Coterie magazine will run in Orange block for 4.2.

Be SuperCool with Marz - Wearable Arts MART 4, 5, 6

This class will be showing and introducing students to what they can do with BREAD bags.

Technology SDL MEGT 3, 4, 5

This option is for students who are motivated to work independently on their own technology proje

Robin Hood - Junior Production MART 6

We are off to ...... Sherwood Forest to meet 'Robin Hood'

How to Catch a Spy BREB 4, 5

How do you know you have walked passed a spy in the last 5 years.

UPT Digital RENM 3, 4, 5, 6

For those of you who wish to carry on with your own UPT Digital projects and/or work on our lates

Ao Tawhiti Olympic Games SARO 5

Football, tennis, volleyball, softball, netball, lawn bowls... the list goes on

Lego Mindstorms for complete beginners KAYH 4

This course is for people who are beginners with programming and lego mindstorms.

4.2 English: NCEA Preparation GEOM 4, 5, 6

This course is for students who would like the opportunity to start their learning for next year.

Percussion Band MATD 3, 4

In this class we will be studying drumming as part of a percussion ensemble, taking inspiration f

Inspire Music - Band together MATD 4, 5

In this course we will be looking at making music with others- either in small groups or as a who

4.2 Swimming LIBB 4, 5

Feel like having some watery fun and fitness for the last part of the term?

Site Dance Video SARB 3, 4, 5

This block we will be putting together a dane video at a site of your choice.

4MUSIC MATD 4

This is a place holder.

Prep for NCEA history RICM 5, 6

Are you interested in studying history as part of your NCEA qualification?

Inspire - Meditation, Tai Chi and more around the city HOLR 3, 4, 5

This course is for people who like the feeling that different spaces and places can give us.

4.2 Sculpture HOLR 4, 5

This project is for people who like to make things that are 3 dimensional.

Museums around the world RICM 4, 5

In this course we will explore various museums around the world.

INSPIRE - Abstract Group Problem Solving and Strategy Development RICP 3, 4, 5, 6

In our school, there are a lot of people starting to play strategic board games.

Life's a Jungle MATP 3, 4, 5

Jungles will be the broad topic for this course.

Inspiring Conversations ROBS 3, 4, 5

Meet inspiring people who work in amazing jobs.

Ella Enchanted - Junior Production Orange MART 5, 8

We are off to ...... Frell to meet 'Ella'

Jazz Band Term 4 MATD 5

Learn to improvise, swing and play fun challenging music as a member of a group.

Super Sustainable Solar Circuitry! KATA, MICV 4, 5

Join Kate and Michelle to work towards a sustainable energy future.

Creating a Dance Video SARF 3, 4, 5, 6

We will be working in groups to create a dance video.

Come and here people talk about inspiring careers - INSPIRE SARM 4, 5

During this block we will have various people come and talk to us about their careers.

Law-any questions ALLH 3

This course is student driven so you can bring questions about things legal.

Forensic Science INOK 3, 4

We'll do some practical activities associated with finding evidence in a crime scene.

Cooking on a budget KATA 4

There are several factors which influence what you eat. An important one of these is cost.

'MIND MESSING' MATHEMATICS LOUW 4, 5, 6

This class will focus on extension, enrichment and problem solving in Mathematics.

Chinese CONFUCIUS 3, 4, 5

Learn Chinese with the Confucius Institute.

Baking Sustainably SARM 4, 5

During this course students will research, plan and bake in a sustainable way.

draw - paint - print HOLR 4, 5

Build your confidence and skills in visual art.

Urban agriculture MATP 4, 5

How to grow food (and other stuff) in the heart of the city.

Preparing for NCEA English 2 GEOM 4, 5

An opportunity to prepare for senior English.

Building Laser-cut Guitars ROBM 4, 5

*** You must take BOTH Purple and Orange blocks ***

Screenplays in Context RICP 5, 6

(right off the bat, I chose the course title so that the code would hopefully be "five sick")

History/Architecture/Language/Philosophy/Art/Music RICM 3, 4, 5

This class is designed around 6 one-off sessions.

Web Design DERT 4, 5

Introduction to Web Design.

PYTHAGORAS and TRIGONOMETRY LOUW 4, 5

In this course we will study the relationships between sides and angles in right-angled triangles

BEATNIKS: Percussion, Drums and World Music MATD 3, 4

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

WHAT'S IN YOUR STUFF? REBF 3, 4

Taking common products in your household and closely exploring everything about them - where are

Civil war, peace and protest PETB 4, 5

Modern, tolerant societies appreciate and value cultural diversity and the expression of differen

Inspire: Around the World MATW 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Inspire Descriptor:

T-shirt Making KATE 3, 4, 5

I will teach you how to create your own pattern and sew your own long or short sleeve raglan tee.

Learning to use Imovie LIAL 2, 3

During this class we will be learning how to use Imovie.

A Social History of Canterbury PETB 4, 5

The course will explore the social history (and pre history) of Canterbury-Waitaha and the place

self directed HOLR 3, 4, 5

The is course is for those who have taken foundation art throughout the year...you know who you a

Discover Digital Photography ROSM 3, 4, 5

Discover how to use the functions of a digital single lens reflex camera to control focus, depth

In remembrance of animals....paper mache HOLR 4, 5

As a very small yet poignant and sincere response to global warming, deforestation, fossil fuels,

Junior Football JFTR 2, 3

During this class we will be focussing on basic football skills: passing, dribbling, shooting and

Parlez-vous français? FLOM 1, 2

This course will upgrade your skills at speaking and writing in French.

the Internet of Everything DERT 3, 4, 5

The aim of this course is to increase your ability to "find stuff on the internet".

Digital Design CRPE 4, 5

Exploring Agile and Design thinking through Minecraft.

Inspire Orange - henna drawing ALIS 3, 4, 5

In this course we will be looking drawing henna designs and practicing different symmetrical dra

Digital Literacies ROBM 4, 5

This course will be about learning to use a program called Unity.

Kohknowco Lab 4.2 RENM 4, 5

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

Architecture JARG 5, 6

Learn about the ideas and work of some of the world's most exciting and interesting architects, a

Junior Production 2021 Rehearsals ALIE 4, 5

This is the rehearsal block for all of the Junior Productions to come together.

Food! JOB 4, 5

Food; it can make us very healthy or very sick indeed!

MY MUSIC PROJECT MATD 3, 4, 5

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

INSPIRE - Lets Train Hard DEAC 4, 5, 6

We have an hour to aim for excellence.

The Garden Collective 4.2 BRAF 4, 5, 6

Come gardening in the zone 4.2

Google-Fu DERT 3, 4, 5

Google-fu: (informal) Skill in using search engines (especially Google) to quickly find useful in

IN12 ROBM 4, 5

This Inspire block will give you a chance to try some new experiences and practice skills you may

5ENG - Extension English RICP 5

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

4.2 Day trips MATW 4, 5

Explore the nicest nooks of our area with 5 different day trips to special locations.

Crazy Cool Chemistry ZACW 4, 5

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

What is a poem? JOB 4, 5

Limericks, doggerel, sonnets, slam, blank verse, cinquain, nursery, nonsense, epic...

Other
LA Levels
Book Club - wellbeing JOB 4, 5

Book Club

feeling good MIRD 4, 5

We will explore our wellbeing and look at options for feeling good.

Architectural Drawing RICM 3, 4, 5

This well-being program will involve getting out and exploring our city.

Strength and Relaxation Yoga - WELLBEING SARM 4, 5

Come along and experience some yoga with us.

Internet of things - learning to program with arduino. DERT, JARG 4, 5

Learn how to Arduino!

Writing for Wellbeing LAUB 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Do you love to write but miss having the time?

Numeracy Intensive DERT 6

This course will run in green and orange block on THURSDAYS during 4.2

Feeling Good LOUW 4, 5

We will explore our wellbeing and look at options for feeling good.

Wellbeing -walks around the city ALIS 3, 4, 5

in this course we will be going for walks around the city and the gardens.

Cafe GEOM 5, 6

This course will allow you to be a part of an onsite business selling coffee and food to students

Junior production LIBB, DEBD 2, 3

Love drama? Want to act and be part of creating a junior production (Y4-8)?

Cashflow Game - Financial Wellbeing MART 4, 5

Get out of the Rat Race!

Wellbeing: Outdoors MATW 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Being outdoors usually improves people's wellbeing, and I think it is only logical that it is als

Reframe DUNW 3, 4, 5

We know that life can be stressful or tough and that us and our friends can sometimes find this h