Timetable

Use the filters below to narrow down course options. click on the course to read the full descriptor and have the option to select.
The courses are organised by curriculum level, these roughly relate to these year levels:

  • Level 4: years 7-8
  • Level 5: years 8-10
  • Level 6: year 11
  • Level 7: years 12
  • Level 8: years 13

Make sure you are viewing the correct year and term.
Timetable 2021

In 2021 courses will run for a term long.

Room Layout

All 4.2 courses are draft

Red
LA Levels Code
Minglish Level 1 RICP 6

('Minglish' is a combination of 'Media' and 'English')

6MNG
Dancing Through the Decades SARM 4, 5

In this class we will be preparing for the Showquest competition.

45DAN
Level one NCEA art - red block HOLR 6

This course has a level one NCEA focus and continues from term one.

6ART
The future of energy // Astronomical spectroscopy ZACW 8

THE FUTURE OF ENERGY (five weeks)

8CHE
It's on like Ping Pong! STEH, ALEM 5

Table tennis is a great sport for all!

5PE
MEASUREMENT LOUW 5

MEASUREMENT

5MAT
Term 3 Level 3 Mathematics including Algebra LIBB 3, 4

This class is for students working within Level 3 who are not quite ready for Level 4, or who hav

3MAT
year 11 - 'Getting started' - term one HOLR 6

This course runs for a full year and ends in the beginning of term 4.

6ART
American Studies RICM 5

This course is targeted at extending students working at Level 5 in the New Zealand Curriculum.

5SOC
Badminton STEH 5

Sign up to develop your Badminton skills.

5PE
The NEW Journalists Society MART 4, 5

Want to try your hand at journalism?

5MED
GEOMETRIC DRAWINGS LOUW 3, 4, 5

Topics covered in this course -

345MAT
Essential Skills for the Professional Musician 3 MATD 6, 7, 8

This course is designed for students wanting to complete NCEA standards in music, or for experien

678MUS
Organic chemistry - it's alkynes of fun ZACW 8

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

8CHE
Debate Topics MEGW 4, 5, 6

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

456ENG
NUMBER and MEASUREMENT LOUW 5

NUMBER - all those essential skills to be numerate -

5MAT
A beginners guide to chemistry MICV 6

Zack says that this course is ESSENTIAL for any student wishing to study chemistry beyond Level 1

6SCI
Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

78BUS
Term 3 Visual Arts Level 1 HOLR 6

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

6ART
Elect to do Electricity GREO 7

Michael Faraday pioneered Electricity in the early 1800’s, and it has been a core component of Ph

7PHY
2021 Term 3 8Biology MATW, MICV 8

This course will focus on two externals: Evolutionary Patterns leading to Speciation and Trends i

8BIO
Personal Movement & Fitness DEAC 4

Athletics, gymnastics, fitness, yoga, climbing, olympic lifting.

4PE
Be an Active Citizen KATA 4

Are you interested in what is fair and not fair? As a consumer, you have great power.

4SOC
Essential Skills for the Professional Musician MATD 6, 7, 8

This course is designed for students wanting to complete NCEA standards in music, or for experien

678MUS
Writing Workshop MEGW 5

A chance to learn some fundamentals of writing, put them into practice, and get some feedback.

5ENG
Crisis Protocol RPG STEH 4

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

4ENG
Dancing Through the Decades and Dance NZ Made SARM 4, 5

No new students until week 5.

45DAN
FIND 'X' LOUW 5

ALGEBRA

5MAT
Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

78BUS
“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.

SMASH
5CUL - Culinary Skills BetM 5

Want to learn how to cook, and add some interesting recipes to your repertoire?

5CUL
Zen zone ALEM 3, 4, 5

Kia ora tīma!

345PE
Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

78BUS
Applied Physics (hopefully Flight) and Atomic and Nuclear Energy (and some history!). GREO 7

In this term we'll do the two internals we're going to do this year.

7PHY
Reporting on Grandma and her Grammar MART 5

Grammar and punctuation will be covered this term with writing bigger reports.

5MED
The Making of Aotearoa New Zealand KATA 4

Aotearoa New Zealand. One of the last places on Earth to be settled by humans.

4SOC
How to run away from bears and other useful life skills MICV, MATW 6

Every wondered how you get the energy to run away from bears?

6SCI
Genetic Variation MICV 6

In this course we will investigate the genetics behind inheritance and the importance of genetic

6SCI
Minglish Level 1 RICP 6

('Minglish' is a combination of 'Media' and 'English')

6MNG
Civilisation - History and Society RICP 4, 5

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

45CIV
Variety is the spice of dance SARM 4, 5

Please only join this class if you are willing to try your best and have FUN!

45DAN
Philosophy: Romeo and Juliet LAUB 4, 5

Destiny, fate, love and hate. Shakespeare wrote about all the big things.

5SOC
Advanced DRAMA Volume 2 ALIE 7, 8

We continue with two distinct streams operating at senior level; 6DRA will focus on ensemble skil

78DRA
Who do you think you/we are? Ko wai koe? Ko wai tātou? KATA 4

This course is all about identity: yours and ours.

4SOC
NCEA English GEOM 5, 6

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

6ENG
4.2 Claymation Creations LIBB 4

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

4CLM
Mechanical Mayhem GREO 7

We'll begin the learning that is assessed by the mechanics external 91171.

7PHY
Speak easy! MICV 3, 4, 5

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

SPEAK
Advanced DRAMA NCEA Edition ALIE 7, 8

This year there are two distinct streams operating at senior level; 6DRA will create and rehearse

78DRA
Promoting acceptance of diversity and looking at school policies SARM 5, 6

Are you keen on social justice?

56WEL
Writer's Workshop MEGW 5, 6

We will practice writing strategies to improve writing.

5ENG
2.1 Level 3 Mathematics including Statistics LIBB 3, 4

This class is for students working within Level 3 who are not quite ready for Level 4, or who hav

3MAT
Advanced DRAMA ALIE 7, 8

This year there are two distinct streams operating at senior level; 6DRA will create and rehearse

78DRA
Softball STEH 5

Softball is New Zealand's second most popular summer sport and we have been World Champions six t

5PE
The Writing Room (level 5) MEGW 5, 6

Express yourself and have fun with writing.

5ENG
Essential Skills for the Professional Musician 2 MATD 6, 7, 8

This course is designed for students wanting to complete NCEA standards in music, or for experien

678MUS
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

45READ
Minglish Level 1 RICP 6

('Minglish' is a combination of 'Media' and 'English')

6MNG
1.1 Level 3 Mathematics including Geometry and Measurement LIBB 3, 4

This class is for students working within Level 3 who are not quite ready for Level 4, or who hav

4MAT
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

5MED
Best in the Field - grass field based sports DEAC 4

Context - Team field sports - touch, football, Australian rules football, American flag football

4PE
Blood Sports (not really) - martial arts and self defence basics DEAC 4

In a safe and controlled environment lets develop skills in martial arts for confidence and self

4PE
Yellow
LA Levels Code
Chemistry in action MATP 5

Technological applications of chemistry...

45SCI
Year 12 and 13 art - term one HOLR 7, 8

Term one

78ART
Vegetable Appreciation Course BetM 5

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

45VEG
Book to Film (or '5 Minglish') RICP 5

In this course students will study written texts (books, short stories and poetry), and convert t

5MED
Full-Court Press - Court Sports - Large Ball DEAC 4

What are all those lines on a court for?

4PE
Level 2 and 3 NCEA - yellow block HOLR 7, 8

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

78ART
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

MACH
How to Write and Record a Song MATD 3, 4, 5

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

45MUS
Trigonometry, Measurement and Statistics GREO 5

This course is intended for year 10s aiming to complete Level 1 Maths next year.

5MATa
There and Back Again ROBM 4

Let's read The Hobbit!

4ENG
Queer Media MEGW 4, 5, 6

Watch, discuss, and analyse queer media.

45MED
Shakespeare Festival Class SARH 6

Yes, it is time for Sheliah Winn Shakespeare Competition again.

6DRA
Project Senior English GEOM 7, 8

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

78ENG
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

7CHE
Startling Statistics! MICV 5

In this course you will learn how to conduct a statistical enquiry.

5MATb
What a legend! ZACW 4, 5

Explore myths and legends!

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

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

45MUS
Te Ngakau o te Kura - Heart of the School MART 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Time to put our cultural and historical narrative into our school.

48MAO
Why algebra? Why not! MICV 5

In this course we will be looking at manipulating algebraic expressions and solving algebraic equ

5MATb
Slow Sustainable Fashion SARH 4, 5

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

SUS
Term 3 7/8 Art HOLR 7, 8

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

78ART
Level 1 Maths 2021 Term 3 MATW 6

Students who worked on Algebra in Term 2 will be continuing their preparation for the MCAT (AS1.2

6MAT
What's your angle? MICV 5

We will find out how high Superman has to jump when he leaps tall buildings in a single bound!

5MATb
Perform that Painting SARH 6

Using our ensemble group work skills, actors will be devising a performance based on an artwork f

6DRA
Invasion games ALEM 5

Through playing games you will discuss and implement strategies.

5PE
Location, Location, Location CRPE 6

What is this thing called Geography?

6GEO
Statistics DERT 8

We will work on Probability Concepts.

8MAS
Ngā Toi o Aotawhiti/Aotearoa MART 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Kōwhaiwhai and Tukutuku were in term 1, this term Whakairo is the traditional art form of the ta

48MAO
Stick and Ball Team Sports DEAC 4

Lacrosse, cricket, hockey, softball.

4PE
The tribe has spoken ALEM 3, 4, 5

Kia ora tīma!

345PE
Active photography! STEH 4

This course has two seperate, but complimentary focus areas and I am looking for students who wan

4ART
Statistics DERT 8

8MAS
The name's Bond...Ionic Bond: Chemical Bonding, Structure, and Reactivity ZACW 7

We will investigate the intermolecular and intramolecular forces that hold matter together.

7CHE
Project Senior English GEOM 7, 8

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

78ENG
“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.

SMASH
Book to Film (or '5 Minglish') RICP 5

In this course students will study written texts (books, short stories and poetry), and convert t

5MED
Level 1 Maths 2021 Term 2 MATW 6

Students will work on either Algebra (1 internal, 2 externals) or Number or Statistics (internal)

6MAT
Project Senior English GEOM 7, 8

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

78ENG
The Geography of Covid - A Global Pandemic CRPE 6

Covid 19 has changed the world!

6GEO
Origami CRPE 4, 5

This course is about all things origami.

Origami
Taking Action for our Future KATA 6, 7, 8

You've got this! You understand ecosystems and the basics of economics.

678EFS
Level 1 Maths 2021 Term 1 MATW 6

The class will allow you to pursue your individual mathematics goals, whether they be obtaining f

6MAT
Geographic Research CRPE 6

This is your chance to research in the real world.

6GEO
Understanding Sustainability: Ecosystems and Economics KATA 6

What is sustainability? Why is it important?

678EFS
There and Back Again Continued! ROBM 4

We're almost done reading The Hobbit.

4ENG
Microbiology MATP 5

2021 - a return to normal?

5SCI
Numeric Reasoning GREO 5

We'll revise integers, factors, multiples, primes, BEDMAS, we'll look at percentages and proporti

5MATa
Sustainability: Rights, Values, Perspectives and Behaviours KATA 6, 7, 8

This course will help you get to know yourself as you explore what you value, what other people v

678EFS
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

45LIB
4CUL - Culinary Skills BetM 4

In this course, we'll learn how to make interesting, yummy dishes from all over the world, by foc

4CUL
Drop the base: quantitative titrations ZACW 7

Titrations are used in a wide range of jobs, from wine and cheese preparation, monitoring the pH

7CHE
MINDFULNESS or MINDLESSNESS LOUW 4, 5

This class will provide an opportunity to enhance your well-being.

MIND
Statistics DERT 8

8MAS
Grip it and Rip it! - Racket Sports DEAC 4

Context - individual racket sports - tennis, pickleball, table tennis, badminton, speedminton, s

4PE
Amazing Algebra & Angles GREO 5

We'll learn to form and solve linear and simple quadratic equations and we'll relate tables, grap

5MATa
Who are you? Who? Who? Who? Who? SARH 6

NCEA Level One Drama course for AS 1.6 Acting Role in a Scripted Production.

6DRA
Ki O Rahi and Volleyball SARO 5

The focus this term will be on your interpersonal skills.

5PE
Kick, pass and score tries, how does it all work? ALEM 5

It's a fact, 7's Rugby is fun, great fitness and we are only going to make it better!

5PE
Learning to Film RICP 5

You’re going to make some films!

5MED
Tā Moko & Kirituhi MART 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Let's look at the carvings on the face and body.

48MAO
Sports Science MATP 5

How do scientific principles help us to understand sports and sporting performance?

45SCI
Green
LA Levels Code
Green buildings? MATP 3, 4, 5

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

BUILD
Jnr Production: Brothers Grimm Rehearsals ALIE 4, 5

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

45DRA
6 Project English GEOM 6

This course is for students who want to begin working towards Level 1 NCEA English.

6ENG
Crazy Cool Chemistry ZACW, MICV 4

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

4SCI
Tik Tok Time MEGW 4, 5

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

45ENG
Life on Earth ZACW 4

David Attenborough kindly agreed to read this for us:

4SCI
Minglish Level 2 RICP 7

In this course, students will study written and visual texts closely, then choose their own asses

7MNG
Term 3 Level 4 Mathematics and Algebra LIBB 4

This class is for students working within Level 4.

4MAT
Short Stories and Cool Conversations BetM 4, 5

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

45ENG
Minglish Level 2 RICP 7

In this course, students will study written and visual texts closely, then choose their own asses

7MNG
Energy, Simple Machines, Electricity and Magnetism: it's shocking! GREO 5

In this NZC Level 5 science course, students will:

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

Would you like to learn how to crochet or knit?

45CRAFT
Architecture Part 2 RICM 5

In this course students will design a building for specific site near Ao Tawhiti.

5DES
TRIGONOMETRY and PROBABILITY METHODS LOUW 7

TRIGONOMETRY gives us a way to relate the lengths of a triangle's sides with the triangle's angle

7MAT
Improving my skill ALEM 6

We will complete two assessments this term - a practical assessment where you are awarded for you

6PE
Understanding the body and it's movement. ALEM 6

Please no new students until week 4.

6PE
ALGEBRA contd / CALCULUS LOUW 7

We will complete the Algebra topic
THEN
we will begin CALCULUS

7MAT
Space - the final frontier! MICV, ZACW 4

We will investigate the natural features of space (planets and stars) and then look into what hum

4SCI
Where are you? SARH 5

Our central city has awesome pockets of interesting spaces!

5ENG
Film Makers & Yearbook Articles MART 6, 7, 8

Class continues for Film makers to develop a script, plan a film shoot and make a movie/short-fil

678MED
Out The Front Door- Write it & Film it! SARH 5

This course is about telling our stories in the city!

5ENG
5HOS BetM 5

In this course, we'll learn how to make skilled, yummy dishes from all over the place, whilst lea

5HOS
Slow Sustainable Fashion SARH 4, 5

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

45SUS
Number MATP 5, 6

In this course we will do the Number Internal and perhaps one more (negotiated).

56MAT
Calculus DERT 8

We are finishing Integration and then starting algebra.

8MAC
Philosophy: Death to Socrates BRES 6

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

6PHL
English Basics MEGW 4

Spelling, word classes, sentence structure, and paragraph composition.

4ENG
What Are You Afraid Of? ROBM 8

All colour drains from your face, your palms go sweaty, the hair on the back of your neck stands

8ENG
Philosophy: Origins, Space, Time BRES 6

Where did the universe come from? Could it have started from Nothing?

6PHL
ULTIMATE Frisbee ALEM 3, 4, 5

Hello whānau

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

345PE
5CUL - Culinary Skills BetM 5

In this course, we'll learn how to make interesting, yummy dishes from all over the world, whilst

5CUL
6 Project English GEOM 6

This course is for students who want to begin working towards Level 1 NCEA English.

6ENG
Theatre Design and Backstage Magic ALIE 4, 5

All things backstage.

4DRA
Minglish Level 2 RICP 7

In this course, students will study written and visual texts closely, then choose their own asses

7MNG
6 Project English GEOM 6

This course is for students who are working towards Level 1 NCEA English.

6ENG
Out the front door - Map it CRPE 5

This course is about getting out and about in the city, taking photographs, researching places of

5SOCb
The Writing Challenge MEGW 4

Express yourself and have fun with writing.

4ENG
Philosophy: Democracy, Freedom, Mind BRES 6

What is democracy? Who invented it? Does it work?

6PHL
Calculus - Differentiation, Integration DERT 8

This is normally a full year course for students who have completed level two mathematics.

8MAC
The Writing Room (Level 4) MEGW 4

Express yourself and have fun with writing.

4ENG
Control - Who has it? CRPE 5

This course explores the concept of control in our lives. How much do we actually control?

5SOC
Code this! MICV 3, 4, 5

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

CODE
Theatre Design Production 2021 ALIE 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

This practical class is a working group focused on THEATRE DESIGN and THEATRE TECH for the Senior

4DRA
What's Going on Upstairs SARH 3, 4, 5

Let's find out how our brains work!

Things we will cover in this course:

5ENG
1.1 Level 4 Mathematics including Geometry and Measurement LIBB 4

This class is for students working within Level 4.

4MAT
Astronomical Cycling, the Solar System and Some Atomic Structure GREO 5

Learn about all the things that affect you!

5SCI
The Art of Architecture RICM 5

This course will explore the wonderful world of Architecture.

5SOC
Draw a Box! RICP 4, 5

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

45BOX
Choose Your Own Adventure Continued ROBM 8

This course needs your help!

8ENG
2.1 Level 4 Mathematics and Statistics LIBB 4

This class is for students working within Level 4.

4MAT
Classical Studies RICM 4, 5

In this course we will be exploring the life and times of real and mythical heroes of the classic

5SOC
Theatre Design ALIE 4

Due to the popularity of the Backstage Magic class, we are splitting this class into two streams.

4DRA
There's no 'I' in team SARO 6

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

6PE
Waves in Light and Sound and Optics GREO 5

What's a wave? What are the different types of waves? What shapes can they have?

5SCI
PROBABILITY METHODS / ALGEBRA LOUW 7

The Probability Methods topic continues from Term 1.

7MAT
How to Explode on Social Media in 48 Hours MART 6, 7, 8

We will be looking at Social Media and Representation.

678MED
Science as art, art as science ZACW 4, 5

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

45ART
Calculus - Trigonometry, differentiation. DERT 8

This is normally a full year course for students who have completed level two mathematics.

8MAC
Kapa Haka Mo Ake Tonu! MART 5

Kapa Haka Forever! Learn the following:

5KAPA
Film Makers & Yearbook Articles MART 6, 7, 8

Class continues for Film makers to develop a script, plan a film shoot and make a movie/short-fil

678MED
Blue
LA Levels Code
Whakarongo ki ngā Manu Kōrero MART 6, 7, 8

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

678MAO
CHANCE and DATA / RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES LOUW 6

RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES

6MAT
Senior Earth and Space Science - SPACE MATP 6, 7, 8

Level 1 - Astronomical cycles

Level 2 - How stars and planets are born, live and die?

6SCI
Ka Korokī Ngā Manu MART 6, 7, 8

Ka Korokī Ngā Manu - The Birds Are Chirping.

678MAO
Number and Statistics STEH 4

This course will have two distinct focus areas.

4MAT
Around the World in 80 Pages ROBM 6

In this class we will be studying short stories from around the world.

6ENG
Jnr Production: Velveteen Rabbit SARH 4, 5

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

45DRA
Philosophy: Cannibals and care LAUB 7

Welcome to a course looking at the concept of human bodies for consumption.

7ENG
Digital Art BetM 4, 5

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

BETM
Extension English GEOM 5

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

5ENG
Great Speeches ROBM 6

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

6ENG
Introduction to practical music MATD 4, 5

If you play, or want to play a musical instrument, then this is the course for you!

4MUS
Minglish Level 3 RICP 8

In this level 3 course, students will study written and visual texts closely, then choose their o

8MNG
CHANCE and DATA / RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES ALIS 6

RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES

6MATb
Philosophy: AI and us LAUB 6, 7

FOR STUDENTS AGED 13 AND ABOVE

7PHL
Developing skills in practical music MATD 4, 5

If you play, or want to play a musical instrument, then this is the course for you!

4MUS
Philosophy and Human Nature BRES 5

What is a human? Are we simply complex biological machines or do we have a non-physical soul?

5PHL
Understanding Music MATD 4

In this class we will be studying music from a range of genres, from classical to jazz and heavy

4MUS
Minglish Level 3 RICP 8

In this level 3 course, students will study written and visual texts closely, then choose their o

8MNG
There's No I in Ensemble....no ME either SARH 4

only an EMBLE!

4DRA
Maths - Number and Geometry STEH 4

In this class we will further develop our skills to work with place value including positive and

4MAT
ADVANCED ALGEBRA LOUW 5, 6

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

56MAT
How can I improve my performance? ALEM 7, 8

Level 2: This course will begin by participating in a variety of different methods of training (i

78PE
4HOS BetM 4

In this course, we'll learn how to make interesting, yummy dishes from all over the world, whilst

4HOS
Gene expression MICV 7

In this course we will be learning the material for the third Biology external "Gene Expression."

7BIO
Vikings in The Garage! ROBM 4, 5

You MUST sign up to both Blue AND Purple!

Haere mai, Vikings!

VIKINGS
This Is What An Atom Really Looks Like ZACW 8

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

8CHE
2021 Term 1 78Biology MATW, MICV 7, 8

This class will be co-taught by Michelle and Mattias.

78BIO
MEASUREMENT and RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES LOUW 6

MEASUREMENT -

6MAT
Pause, breathe, smile.....and perform SARH 4

A drama course with a focus on mindfulness.

4DRA
Learn the Secret Language of Te Reo Māori MART 6, 7, 8

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

678MAO
2021 Term 2 8Biology MATW 8

We will spend the majority of time learning about Animal and Plant responses to the environment i

8BIO
Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology - Golf SARO 7, 8

In this course you will participate in a variety of Exercise Science practical labs as well as th

78PE
4CUL - Culinary Skills BetM 4

In this course, we'll learn how to make interesting, yummy dishes from all over the world, by foc

4CUL
Maths DERT 6

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

6MAT
DNA of English LAUB 3, 4, 5

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

4DNAE
Senior Earth and Space Science - energy around the Earth MATP 6, 7, 8

Energy - the ability to cause a change - is fundamental to all life on Earth.

6SCI
term 3 foundation drawing and painting HOLR 4, 5

So far we have used drawing as a way of developing ideas for painting in term 2.

5ART
Extension English GEOM 5

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

5ENG
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

5STK
Extension English GEOM 5

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

5ENG
45CUL - Culinary Skills BetM 4, 5

In this course, we'll learn how to make interesting, yummy dishes from all over the world, by foc

4CUL
Foundation Philosophy MEGW 5

Does God exist? How do we know anything? What is a self? Do we have free will? What is real?

5PHL
Various variations of frenetic genetics! MICV 7

This term we will start by finishing off the adaptations internal.

7BIO
Puzzle this! MICV 4, 5

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

PUZZLE
Board Games ALEM 3, 4, 5

Calling all board game enthusiasts!

345PE
Number / Algebra STEH 4

This course will continue with some focus on Number skills including fractions, decimals and inte

4MAT
Atmosphere: Weather, Climate, & Carbon KATA 5

Our focus this term is the atmosphere, but we'll need to interact with other Earth spheres such a

5SCI
Why Mountains? CRPE 5

Why might you care about mountains? Let's look at mountains from as many perspectives as we can.

5SOC
Minglish Level 3 RICP 8

In this level 3 course, students will study written and visual texts closely, then choose their o

8MNG
Around the World in 80 Pages ROBM 6

Last term we studied short stories from around the world.

6ENG
Philosophy: Language of manipulation LAUB 7

We all manipulate each other somehow.

7ENG
Share A Review GEOM 4, 5, 6

Read a book. Watch a play. Or watch a movie.

46REV
Climbing up the walls ZACW 4, 5

Let's develop climbing skills!

45CLIMB
Our Beautiful Biosphere KATA 5

Plants. Animals. Evolution. Ecology.

5SCI
Lithosphere: Fire & Ice KATA 5

In this course, we study our planet from the inside out.

5SCI
Painting in blue block - - level 5 HOLR 5

By the end of term 2 you will have made 3 different kinds of paintings.

5ART
Thou Shalt Not Waffle! SARH 4

Improvisation! Learn all of the tricks of the improvisation world!

4DRA
Senior ESS - Extreme Earth MATP 6, 7, 8

Bringing it back to the ground this term and getting to grips with Earth Science.

6SCI
Foundation Philosophy MEGW 5

Does God exist? How do we know anything? What is a self? Do we have free will? What is real?

5PHL
Leadership and Coaching ALEM 7, 8

Coaching is highly rewarding for yourselves and the athletes that you are coaching.

78PE
Term one year 9 and 10 art - ceramics HOLR 5

9 and 10 people interested in learning more about art making will discover a new medium each term

5ART
Caine's Arcade STEH 4

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

4TEC
Theatre Technology ALIE 5

Due to the popularity of the Backstage Magic class, we are splitting this class into two streams.

5DRA
Purple
LA Levels Code
English - NCEA level 1 ANIY 6

In this course we will be exploring how stories can change the world.

6ENG
CHANCE and DATA / RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES LOUW 6

RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES

We will continue with this topic that was started in Term 1 -

6MAT
School of Rock! MATD 3, 4, 5

This class will build on what we developed in Purple block last term, but is open to new-comers a

4MUS
Survivor Island! ROBM 5

Have you ever pictured yourself stranded on a deserted island and thought, "I could do this"?

5ENG
Dance Dance Dance SARM 6, 7, 8

During this term we will be working towards learning dances...

678DAN
How can I improve my skill? SARO 5

Have you ever wondered what you need to do to improve a particular skill?

5PE
Animals and us LAUB 4

What is the difference between animals and us? How do we use animals, and how should we?

4PHL
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

45DRA
Yay it's finally algebra! MICV 5

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

5MATa
What are the odds of that? MICV 5

In this course we will investigate statistics and probability.

5MATa
Chemical reactions and investigations ZACW 6

Weeks 1-5:

6SCI
Your Choice ROBM 5

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

5ENG
3 & 4 Literacy with Kate and Libby KATA LIBB 3, 4

This term we use food as the inspiration for our literacy.

4ENG
Literacy: Out and About KATA, LIBB 4

Using Õtautahi/Christchurch as inspiration, we'll get out and about in the city to find people, p

4ENG
Everyday I Got the Blues MATD 4, 5

This course will involve an in-depth study of the blues.

5MUS
Dance Choreograph Dance SARM 6, 7, 8

During this term we continue to work towards learning dances...

678DAN
Calculating cookery! MICV 5

This term will have two distinct flavours.

5MATa
RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES DERT 6

Finish RIGHT - ANGLED TRIANGLES

6MATb
Pump It SARM 4, 5

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

45WHEE
Algebra JOHS 7

We will be continuing with Algebra which we started in last term.

7MAT
Gravity: Don't Let it Get you Down and Modern Physics GREO 8

In the first part of the term we'll work towards the "Demonstrate understanding of the applicatio

8PHY
ALGEBRA LOUW 6

Algebra covers the following topics -

6MAT
3/4 Literacy with Kate and Libby KATA LIBB 3, 4

This term our literacy focus is on creativity.

4LIT
Philosophy: Science - Good, Bad, Bogus BRES 7, 8

Did you know that reality might differ from what your sense perceptions tell you?

8PHL
Games invention ALEM 5

Is there a game you have played before and enjoyed but thought that some variations would make it

5PE
Vikings in The Garage! ROBM 4, 5

You MUST sign up to both Blue AND Purple!

Haere mai, Vikings!

VIKINGS
History Portfolio: Presentations and Perspectives RICM 6, 7, 8

This course is a continuation of the work established in term 1.

678HIS
Dance Choreograph Dance #2 SARM 6, 7, 8

Term 3 will be a continuation of term 2.

678DAN
Philosophy and the Greek myths LAUB 4

Love stories? Love big ideas? Explore them all through Greek myths.

4PHL
History Portfolio: Completion RICM 6, 7, 8

This course is the culmination of the research portfolio.

678HIS
The Future is a Nightmare MEGW 7

In this class we will study dystopian texts.

7ENG
Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems JOHS 7

Trigonometry gives us a way to relate the lengths of a triangle's sides with the triangle's angle

7MAT
Philosophy: God, Science, and Ultimate Questions BRES 7, 8

Where did the universe come from? Why is there evil in the world?

8PHL
MEASUREMENT and RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES LOUW 6

MEASUREMENT -

6MATa
Term 3 foundation art - printmaking HOLR 4, 5

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

4ART
The Science of Small Things MATW 4

In this course, we will be learning about small and/or invisible objects including: Atoms, Waves,

4SCI
Philosophy - Ethics and Moral Philosophy BRES 7, 8

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

8PHL
Mechanical Madness ZACW 6

Topic 1 - Mechanics

6SCI
MEASUREMENT and RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES DERT 6

MEASUREMENT -

6MATb
Measury maths 2021 MATP 5

This is an introductory, practical based NZC Level 5 course - typically Y9 students would start h

5MATb
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

45NOV
The Storybook Project 2021 Drama ALIE 5

During 2020 lockdown we started a project in the 5DRA class, reading children's books and putting

5DRA
Foundational chemistry: Acids, bases and chemical reactions ZACW 6

This unit is ESSENTIAL for any student wishing to study chemistry beyond Level 1 NCEA.

6SCI
Mechanical Madness GREO 8

We'll begin the learning that is assessed by the mechanics external 91524.

8PHY
New kids on the block LAUB 3, 4, 5

This is a literacy-focussed class that will be developing a booklet and supporting information to

4ENG
Players.... ALIE 5

Love the spotlight? Time to dust off those acting skills and go for gold.

5DRA
Yoga KATA 4, 5

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

345Yoga
Musical Waveyness and Faults of Fukushima GREO 8

This term will study towards the waves external exam: Doppler effect, standing waves, beats, inte

8PHY
Speaking of Monsters (English and Psychology) MEGW 7, 8

Zombies and vampires, goblins, ghosts and cyborgs, monsters have always haunted the human imagina

7ENG
Usain Bolt vs The Hulk - build your fitness ALEM 5

Our Physical Education class is our community.

5PE
Men and Monsters (Monster Studies) MEGW 7, 8

Zombies and vampires, goblins, ghosts and cyborgs, monsters have always haunted the human imagina

7ENG
The Ukulele Orchestra! MATD 3, 4

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

34MUS
I Still Can't Escape Survivor Island! ROBM 5

It seems we still haven't escaped Survivor Island!

5ENG
term one year 7 art HOLR 4

This is a term long course that will help you learn processes for making art work.

4ART
Climbing up the walls ZACW 4, 5

Let's develop climbing skills!

45CLIMB
Performing Climate Change Theatre Action ALIE 5, 6, 7, 8

This performance class will work on plays that have a connection to saving the planet and will pr

5DRA
Independent History Portfolio RICM 6, 7, 8

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR YOUR NCEA LEVEL.

678HIS
Painting in purple block - level 4 HOLR 4

This course shows you different ways of making paintings and helps you become more confident with

4ART
You're probably going to lose... MATP 5

"The house always wins"
Or does it?

5MATb
"The bestist bit of maths ever"... MATP 5

...or "how to do maths with letters"

5MATb
Apply probability methods in solving problems / Algebra JOHS 7

We will start the term by finishing Probability Methods started in term 1.

7MAT
The Science of Big Things MATW 4

In this course, we will be learning about large objects and systems including: Organ systems, Pla

4SCI
Orange
LA Levels Code
4.2 Day trips MATW 4, 5

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

45MATW
Junior Production 2021 Rehearsals ALIE 4, 5

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

45DRA
Earth Science field trips MATP 3, 4, 5

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

TRIP
Coterie LAUB 3, 4, 5

The Coterie magazine will run in Orange block for 4.2.

5COT
Skateboarding ROBM 4, 5

Bring your helmet, your skateboard, and your determination!

SKATE
4.2 Swimming LIBB 4, 5

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

SWIM
Super Sustainable Solar Circuitry! KATA, MICV 4, 5

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

SOLAR
Baking Sustainably SARM 4, 5

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

45BAKE
Road Cycling GREO 4, 5

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

BIKE
Other
LA Levels Code
Wedding Plan MEGW 4, 5

Plan and role play a celebrity wedding.

45ENG
Aotearoa, What does it mean? MART 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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

234MAO
Te Waipapa o te Ao Tawhiti 2021 MART 6, 7, 8

Ka hoki mai te rōpū kapa haka Te Waipapa o te Ao Tawhiti pea.

678KAPA
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

45DRA
Wet media to the universe and beyond. HOLR 4, 5

Artist models for pre course research:"Hilma af Klint' and Riki Manuel

SCULPT
Botanical representation and big words HOLR 4, 5

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

5PAINT
Make a rock HOLR 4, 5

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

ROCK