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

For level 7 and 8 courses that run in yellow - some of these will run through red and run on two/three days. Read the descriptor for details.
Make sure you are viewing the correct year and term.
Timetable 2020

Room Layout

Red
LA Levels Code
Do You Speak Algebra? NIKS 4

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

4MATe
"The bestist bit of maths ever"... MATP 5

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

5MATa
3.1 Level 3 Mathematics LIBB 3

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

4MATa
Do you speak Algebra? JOHS 4

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

4MATc
Quirky Quadratics ZACW 5

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

5MATd
Maths with Derek DERT 6

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

6MATa
Introduction to Algebra DUNW 4

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

4MATb
Introduction to Algebra STEH 4

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

4MATd
ALGEBRA LOUW 6

Algebra covers the following topics -

6MATb
Amazing Algebra GREO 5

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

5MATe
Measurement and Statistics Part 1 MATW 6

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

6NUM
Yay it's finally algebra! MICV 5

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

5MATb
Yellow
LA Levels Code
The language of film MEGT 6

"Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music." - Frank Cap

6LITa
Much Ado About Comedy BRAF 5

We are exploring comic conventions through studying an adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Much Ado Abou

5LITa
Drop the base: quantitative titrations ZACW 7

We will start Term 3 by learning how to perform titrations, an important technique to quantify su

7CHE
Leadership and coaching SARO 7, 8

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

78PE
SENIOR NUMERACY LOUW 6

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

78NUM
3.1 Level 3 Literacy LIBB 3

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

3LIT
Stop Go Animation! STEH 4

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

4LITb
3.1 7/8 Art HOLR 7, 8

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

78ART
Visual Texts and Language Features RICP 5

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

5LITc
Spaghetti & 6 Shooters ROBM 6

Do you know what a Spaghetti Western is?

No?

Great!

6LITb
Visual Language to Static Image MART 4, 5

We are going to look at Visual Language.

5LITb
Isaac Asimov GEOM 6

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

6LITc
The Art of Persuasion: Vote for Us KATA 5

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

5LITd
Ao Tawhiti Reality TV LAUB 4

Join Laura and Stephanie as they explore reality tv.

4LITd
Calculus DERT 8

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

8MAC
4LITc - Becoming a Film Critic BetM 4

We all love films, but how can we make them even more interesting?

4LITc
What would your business look like? KelB 4

Let’s take a tour around the city and see what catches our attention.

4LITa
Green
LA Levels Code
Philosophy and Democracy BRES 6

The first week will be dedicated to completing essays started in 2.1.

6PHL
Cinema Studies: A Film Per Week ROBM 8

Support offered for students working on SDL English.

8ENG
We'll Change it Up KATA 6

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

56HOL
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
3.1 Ceramics HOLR 4, 5

This course is a continuation for students entered in 2.2 ceramics.

45ART
Football and biomechanics CRPE 5

In this course we will be exploring the biomechanics of football.

5PE
Music Mastery 3 MATD 4, 5

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

45MUS
Cafe Economics GEOM 6

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

5HOL
Senior Production Part 1 ALIE 6, 7, 8

Term 3 means it is time for the Senior Production.

678DRA
Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology Part 1 KelB 6

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

6PE
The Science of New Zealand MATW 4

This Level 4 Science class will contain three separate parts:

4SCI
Atmosphere - AT it again... LAUB 6, 7, 8

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

7ENG
SKY - the atmosphere MATP 6, 7, 8

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

67SCI
Film Making for 48 Hour Film Festival 2020 MART 6, 7, 8

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

7MED
“All the Belts!” - Conor McGregor - Martial Arts and Self Defence DEAC 4, 5

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

45PE
Probability Distributions. DERT 8

First we will do the assessment for time series then we will start Probability distributions whic

8MAS
Devising Up a Storm! SARH 4

Have you ever wanted to bring your slow motion dream sequence to life?

4DRA
Blue
LA Levels Code
EMP3 - Content Phase RICP 6, 7, 8

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

678EMP
The Christmas Carol PERFORMS ALIE 5

This is part 2B of Chookas where we are working on the 5DRA class play started in 2.2 The Christm

45DRA
Musical Waveyness GREO 8

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

8PHY
NCEA 78 English GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

78ENG
Me Timata Ano MART 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

We have begun the basics in Te Reo Maori and now let's extend our vocabulary!!!

5HOLa
3.1 Foundation drawing and painting HOLR 4, 5

So far we have used drawing as a way of developing ideas for painting in 2.2.

4ART
NCEA MUSIC - Term 3 MATD 6, 7, 8

For the first time ever, this year we will be running levels 1, 2 and 3 NCEA music standards in o

678MUS
Paranormal Pictures ROBM 7

Let's read some creepy stories, watch some horror films!

7ENG
Design Junkies JARG 4, 5

Develop a unique design outcome from reclaimed materials.

45TEC
The Science of Movies MATW 5

This Level 5 Science class will contain three separate parts:

5SCI
Food and Digestion MATP 4

Why do we need to eat?
WHAT do we need to eat?

4SCI
3.1 Elections 2020! LIBB 5

On the 19th of September all eligible voters in Aotearoa are invited to vote in our General Elect

5HOL
The best place in town CRPE 6

In this course, we will explore micro climates around the city by conducting Geographic Research.

6HOL
History Boffins SARH 6, 7, 8

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

678HIS
Throw the Ball - European Handball DEAC 4

Handball is a massive international sport and part of the Olympic Games.

4PE
Carry out a biological investigation in a practical context (with direction). MICV 6

In this course we will be working toward AS90925.

6SCI
Purple
LA Levels Code
Aqueous equilibria - a chemical balancing act ZACW 8

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

8CHE
Invasion games... Lacrosse SARO 4

Lacrosse is a fun game played with a stick and ball.

4PE
3.1 Visual Arts Level 1 HOLR 5, 6

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

6ART
Comic Creator BRAF 4, 5, 6

Comic creator is about telling stories through sequential art.

456HOLS
Investigate implications of heat for everyday life. MICV 6

AS90943

6SCI
ALGEBRA contd LOUW 7

We will continue with the Algebra topic that we started in 2.2.

7MAT
Whakarongo ki ngā Ururoa MART 6, 7, 8

'Listen to the Sharks'

678MAO
Creative Academy For Theatrically Inclined Or Writerly Types ALIE 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

The Creative Academy exists to support two different purposes.

45678DRA
Philosophy - Ethics OR Philosophy of Language BRES 7, 8

Please note: The first week or two will be spent completing assignments from last term.

78PHL
3.1 Level 4 Science - Electronics LIBB 4

Ever wanted to make a circuit and understand what voltage is? Me too!

4SCI
The Science of Movies MATW 5

This Level 5 Science class will contain three separate parts:

5SCI
Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

678ICT
How to Write a Song MATD 3, 4, 5

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

45MUS
Creating with Digital Technologies - not a free time Gaming course! IANH 4, 5

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

45ICT
Let's do Something for a Sustainable Future (3.1 ) KATA 7, 8

This course continues from Term 2 as you complete your personal actions for a sustainable future.

78EFS
Orange
LA Levels Code
The Sound of Social Justice in Aotearoa BRAF 4, 5

On this course we will explore how reggae music became a soundtrack to Maori, and Polynesian soci

456HOL
Who's in charge here? MICV 4

In this block we will looking into how the country operates.

4HOL
One Flew Over The Mice and Men ROBM 8

Through a couple anchor texts, we will examine power dynamics, class structures, and representati

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

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

78BUS
Philosophy: Thought Adventures BRES 4

Are you ready philosophical adventurer? Your quest awaits!

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

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

45678DAN
Jazz Band Term 3 MATD 5

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

5HOL
Senior Biology - Animal Behaviour & Biological Validity MATW 7, 8

This class will combine Level 7 & 8 Biology.

78BIO
ALGEBRA contd LOUW 7

We will continue with the Algebra topic that we started in 2.2.

7MAT
Modern Physics GREO 5

Each week/lesson we'll look at a different aspect of what physicists have learnt through the 20th

5SCI
Geographic Research and Skills CRPE 7, 8

In this course, we are conducting geographic research in the city.

78GEO
Theatre Design Fo' Real ALIE 5, 6, 7, 8

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

56DRA
Practical chemistry investigation ZACW 6

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

6SCI
Invasion games - ultimate frisbee and netball SARO 5

Through playing these games we will discuss and implement strategies.

5PE
Other
LA Levels Code
Garage Projects JARG 6, 7, 8

LA's - this course is code 678TEC in line 3 in kamar

678TEC