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Code LA Levels
6SCI Is it basic or alkaline? FLOM 6

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

7MAT SEQUENCES and NETWORKS LOUW 7

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

34PHL Philosophy - a brief history BRES 3, 4

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

6PE Gearing up for Athletics SARA 6

To begin the Physcial Education year we will be gearing up for Olympics Day.

6SOC 6Social Studies - Introduction to Level One Social Studies PETB 6

Social Studies is the study of the social, cultural and political conditions in New Zealand as

78MUS SENIOR JAZZ BAND MATD 7, 8

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

7EFS LOST CIVILISATIONS BREB 7

No man is an island, but an island is.

78PHO 7/8 Photography ROSM 7, 8

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

38ENG 1.1 Extension English GEOM 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

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

78TEC Design, Make, Innovate JARG 7, 8

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

34MAT Number Number Number KAYH 3, 4

This course aims to strengthen students number knowledge.

45SOC Our Treaty KATA 4, 5

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

45SOS The Horrifying and Beautiful World in Which We Live - Term 1 2017 RICP 4, 5

In this course, we’ll use texts to look at how the political and social landscape is being shape

45ENG The Hero's Journey ROBM 4, 5

In this class we will examine what it truly means to be a hero through the study of literature.

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Code LA Levels
7CHEM Ions of all sorts FLOM 7

We will start the year with a fun internal exam asking us to identify ions present in a solution

78OUT Tramping and Sea-kayaking Expedition MATP 7, 8

Tramping and Sea-kayaking Expedition: This is a joint course with Oxford Area school and will in

6ENG Level One English - Term 1 2017 RICP 6

After starting off by analysing some interesting short texts by Stephen King, we’ll choose a nov

45PED Ao Tawhiti Open Tennis STEH 4, 5

Together we will develop our skills for playing tennis through regular skill and game sessions.

78SOC 78Social Studies: Introduction to Level Two and Three PETB 7, 8

Social Studies is the study of the social, cultural and political conditions in New Zealand as

6EFS Stand up for the Ecosystem BREB 6

We need it for it’s beauty and the oxygen we breathe but ultimately it is essential for our very

78PSY Introducing Psychology ALLH 7, 8

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

45MUS The Self-directed Music Project MATD 4, 5

Want to write a song? Learn or progress on an instrument? Play in a band?

45MAT NUMBER LOUW 4, 5

All those essential skills to be numerate -

34TEC ReMake: Deconstruct/ Reconstruct JARG 3, 4

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

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

This course looks at position and orientation.

8MAC Calculus DERT 8

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

45SOC Our Treaty KATA 4, 5

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

89ART 1.1 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs 2017 HOLR 8

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

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Code LA Levels
34PED X Race STEH 3, 4

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

78PHL Philosophy - Science: Good, Bad, Bogus BRES 7, 8

Students will equip themselves with a toolbox for rational thinking.

78MUS ADVANCED MUSIC: NCEA LEVELS TWO AND THREE MATD 7, 8

This course is designed for experienced musicians, wanting to achieve standards at levels two an

68DRA Course Of True Love Never Did Run Smooth MART 6, 7, 8

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

8BIO Signal received, initiating response BREB 8

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

45CAR 45Car My Creative Time Capsule KIRM 4, 5

Who am I? Where am I going?

45MAT 45Maths - Number INOK 4, 5

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

6ENG 1.1 English: Film Studies GEOM 6

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

34ART 3/4 Art ROSM 3, 4

Drawing and Painting

KOH Kohknowco Lab 1.1 2017 in Green Block RENM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

How far can we go? Got an idea, a dream, a project, a problem to solve?

34ENG Anime BRAF 3, 4

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

8ENG Gothic Fiction and Horror ROBM 8

Age 16+ due to films shown in this class.

6MAT Level 1 Math DERT 6

Number skills.

56TEC Make JARG 5, 6

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

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Code LA Levels
6MUS MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

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

8ART 1.1 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Part One- Getting started
Term one

45ENG A Reader Lives a Thousand Lives - Term 1 2017 RICP 4, 5

We’ll begin the year by studying several short stories, and learning how to read more deeply int

8CHEM Aqueous equilibria - a chemical balancing act FLOM 8

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

45SCI Pale blue dot SARA 4, 5

Earth.
Our home.
How did it get here?

56PHL Philosophy: Death to Socrates BRES 5, 6

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

34SCI Prove it! Science experiments, methods and investigations. MATP, KATA 3, 4

"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong."

68MAO Korero Maori MART 6, 7, 8

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

78ENG 1.1 78 English GEOM 7, 8

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

7MAT Algebra Level 2 INOK 7

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

45HEA Me and My Wellbeing SARF 4, 5

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

KOH Kohknowco Lab 1.1 2017 in Blue Block RENM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

How far can we go? Got an idea, a dream, a project, a problem to solve?

6MAT NUMBER - NCEA LEVEL 1 LOUW 6
34ENG Elementary my dear Watson BRAF 3, 4, 5

Want to create the next Sherlock Holmes?

7ART 1.1 level two art making towards a folio HOLR 7

Term one

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Code LA Levels
78PHY Mechanics FLOM 7, 8

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

78SOC Introducing Sociology ALLH 8

The difference between social psychology and sociology is outlined.

78HIS Independent History Portfolio RICM 7, 8

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR L2/3.

6MAT CHANCE and DATA LOUW 6

We will examine both Statistics and Probability.

78SCI Extremely atmospheric geological investigations MATP 7, 8

Welcome to Senior Earth and Space Science 2017!

68ICT Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

This class covers level 1,2 and 3 NCEA in digital technology.

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

(This is full year course)

68DAN Developing Your Ideas SARF 7, 8

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

7ENG Level Two English - Term 1 2017 RICP 7

In this course, we’ll start by analysing some short texts by Ted Chiang.

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Code LA Levels
34MUS The Ukulele Orchestra! MATD 3, 4

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

78LEG Introduction to Law ALLH 8

Law is defined. We examine why laws are obeyed.

8MED Contextual Film Analysis - Term 1 2017 RICP 8

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

7BIO Patterns in the nature of things BREB 7

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

67HIS History and Art History: Spanish Civil War RICM 6, 7

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR L1/2.

8MAS Statistics L3 Bivariate data INOK 8

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

45MAO Te Reo Maori Mo Nga Teina MART 1, 2, 3, 4

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

45SCI The skeptics club - conspiracy theories? FLOM 4, 5

You all have been watching documentaries before, or read some interesting article on internet.

68BUS 1.1 Business Studies GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

45ART Making mistakes with drawing and paint and loving it HOLR 3, 4

Foundation drawing and painting (runs for term one)

78PE Training programmes L3 and Biomechanics L2 SARA 7, 8

Welcome to Level 2 and 3 Physical Education.

35DAN STAGE CHALLENGE 2017 SARF 5, 6

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

6ENG Prejudice and Literature ROBM 6

Why are people so cruel to each other?

56SCI Shakin all over (again) MATP 5, 6

Ah, the joys of life in the shakey isles....