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.

Room Layout

Red
LA Levels Code
Numeracy Basics MATW 6

- Do you use a calculator to work out times-tables multiplications?

6MATc
Sustainable maths STEH 4

Measurement tools and skills have a variety of uses in everyday life.

4MATd
Time and space. MICV 5

In this class we will be looking at the types of measurement units that we use everyday e.g.

5MATb
How do I measure up? DUNW 4

Measurement tools and skills have a variety of uses in everyday life.

4MATb
Let's get the measure of where we are at.... KAYH 4

Maths is the only universal language which means we can ALL understand it and use it in our every

4MATc
Ratios and Rates/Measurement/Geometry JOHS 5

Ratios and Rates

5MATc
NUMERIC REASONING LOUW 6

This course contains a mixture of internals and externals during the year.

6MATb
1.1 Level 3 Mathematics and Measurement LIBB 3

This class is for students working within Level 3.

4MATa
Numeric Reasoning GREO 5, 6

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

5MATe
Mathematics DERT 6

We are running three slightly different mathematics courses at level 6 (NCEA level 1) this year.

6MATa
Measury maths MATP 5

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

5MATa
SOH CAH TOA! (Not a Harry Potter spell) ZACW 5

Students will learn to apply trigonometric ratios and Pythagoras' Theorem to solve real-world pro

5MATd
Yellow
LA Levels Code
Stranded on Mars: The Martian ROBM 6

Imagine being an astronaut stranded, alone, on Mars.

6LITb
What if .....reading an alternative version of a known story. KAYH 4

What if we changed the story or the ending.

4LITa
Write like a pro. STEH 4

The ability to write well to convey your message accurately and meaningfully, is crucial in so ma

4LITb
Scientia Ficta STEM 4

Science fiction has a strange habit of often becoming reality.

4LITc
Calculus - Trigonometry DERT 8

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

8MAC
Introduction to Shakespeare and Othello LAUB 4

Are you a frothy dismal-dreaming dewberry? How about a bootless beetle-headed barnacle?

4LITd
Reading for enrichment and success MEGT 6

We live in a literacy-rich world, where daily life involves navigating a stream of information an

6LITa
Young Journalists Society MART 4, 5

Want to try your hand at journalism?

5LITb
Find Your Favourite Genre RICP 5

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

5LITc
78 NUMERACY LOUW 6

This course is for Year 12 and 13 students who have yet to gain the 10 credits for NCEA Level 1 N

78NUM
Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology KelB 7, 8

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

78PE
1.1 level two and three art making - term one HOLR 7, 8

Term one

78ART
World War One Readings BRAF 5

In this course we will read 10 texts exploring various aspects of World War One.

5LITa
1.1 Level 3 Literacy LIBB 3

In this course we will be learning about the links between reading and writing and have explicit

3LIT
Quiet Please! GEOM 6

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

6LITc
Chemical Reactivity: Part 1 ZACW 7

In Term 1.1 (and concluding in Term 1.2), we will focus on some important questions across a broa

7CHE
Reading for Pleasure KATA 5

Reading opens a world of ideas and information enabling you to understand your own world or possi

5LITd
Green
LA Levels Code
Softball STEH 4, 5

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

5PE
Welcome to Science! MICV 4

This class will look at how science operates through a range of different experiments.

4SCI
The Purpose and Fairness of Tax KATA 5, 6

Ever since you could walk to the counter of your local dairy to buy yourself an ice block, you ha

56HOL
Statistics DERT 8

Statistics is a University Entrance course and can lead to careers in Accounting, Biology, Comput

8MAS
Run / Jump / Throw - Athletics Training: DEAC 4, 5

Together we will develop the skills that will lead to success around the different track and fiel

45PE
Publication Production LAUB 6, 7, 8

This is a course where you can take control! Plan, make and print a magazine each term.

7ENG
1.1 Ceramical Beasts from past and future HOLR 3, 4, 5, 6

You are going to build imaginary beasts from clay.

45ART
Brvty! ROBM 8

BREVITY
/ˈbrɛvɪti/
noun

8ENG
Music Videos or Magazines MART 6, 7, 8

Let us explore the Media Standards together. All levels. Be it in Film or Print media.

7MED
Our place in the Universe - as seen by the human animal MATP 6, 7, 8

This is a new multi-level year-long science course for 2020, and the exact content will be decide

67SCI
There's no 'I' in team KelB 6

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

6PE
On the Spot. SARH 4

Fast and Fun Drama Improvisation skills

4DRA
MUSICAL OVERTURES... MATD 5

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

45MUS
Philosophy of Science BRES 6

What is science? How does it work?

6PHL
Exit, Pursued by a Bear ALIE 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

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

678DRA
Cafe Economics GEOM 6

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

5HOL
Blue
LA Levels Code
1.1 The hopefulness of drawing HOLR 4, 5

This course runs for all of term one and is designed to show you different ways of how to draw.

4ART
How mammals eat and use food (Part 1). MICV 6

In this course we will look at the structure and functions of the digestive system of mammals.

6SCI
L2: Atomic and Nuclear Energy (and some history!). L3: Modern Physics GREO 7, 8

Level 2:

78PHY
The Science of Climate Change MATW 5

This Level 5 Science class will contain three separate parts:

5SCI
Drama Llamas ALIE 5

If you are a diva or drama llama then come and join us.

45DRA
Brand Me JARG 4

Learn how to design your own logo.

4TEC
NCEA 78 English GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

78ENG
Hikoi 4 Hauora BRAF 5

Walk the Otakaro river trail from Brighton to the city and raise money for a charity of our choic

5PE
Blast from the Past SARH 6, 7, 8

Journey into the past to discover monumental events and people from History.

678HIS
Do We Have A Culture? MART 5

Ever watched the news or heard about events that you don't understand.

5HOLa
1.1 The Healthcare Industry LIBB 5

Have you ever wondered about the term “Healthcare Industry”?

5HOL
NCEA MUSIC 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
EMP - Content Phase RICP 6, 7, 8

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

678EMP
This thing called LIFE MATP 4

LIFE - It's complicated! What is life?

4SCI
Poetry and Place ROBM 7

Do you like to read? Are you interested in exploring Christchurch?

7ENG
Doing good for others - What in the world? CRPE 6

Not everyone in the world lives like we do!

6HOL
Mastering Fundamental Movement Skills DEAC 4

Health, fitness and sporting pursuits have a range of fundamental movements that can be expanded

4PE
Purple
LA Levels Code
1.1 Level One - 'Getting started' HOLR 5, 6

This course runs for a full year and ends in 4.1.

56ART
1.1 Tangi (otherwise known as Sound) LIBB 4

What is sound? How does it travel? How do we hear?

4SCI
Mechanical Madness MICV 6

This course will work toward achieving the external Science standard for (conventional) entry int

6SCI
The Science of Climate Change MATW 5

This Level 5 Science class will contain three separate parts:

5SCI
Sustainability Basics, Interests, Concerns and Planning your Year KATA 7, 8

2019 was a year when many people woke up to the reality of climate change and the need to act.

78EFS
Let's Move and Communicate KelB 4

In this course we will complete a range of activities where you are encouraged to work with other

4PE
Philosophy: University courses Phil110 and Phil235 BRES 7, 8

Please be sure to read first.

78PHL
Creating with Digital Technologies - not a free time Gaming course! IANH 4, 5

This is intended to be a whole year course where we plan, design and create Digital projects that

45ICT
This Is What An Atom Really Looks Like: Part 1 ZACW 8

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

8CHE
Unleash Your Creative Beast (#GuineaPigsNeeded) ALIE 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Unleash your creativity. Writing Guinea Pigs and Acting Guinea Pigs needed.

45678DRA
Brand It JARG 5

Develop a unique brand identity.

5TEC
Comicbook and Illustrator's Festival BRAF 4, 5, 6

In this course we will plan, and run, a festival celebrating local and international illustrators

456HOL
TRIGONOMETRY LOUW 7

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

7MAT
Playing the Blues MATD 3, 4, 5

This course is designed for musicians of all levels of experience.

45MUS
Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

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

678ICT
Whakarongo ki ngā Manu Kōrero MART 6, 7, 8

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

678MAO
Orange
LA Levels Code
Donkey Kong and Reality TV ROBM 8

Unfortunately we won't be playing Donkey Kong, but we'll do the next best thing; watch people pla

8ENG
Your Smartphone is a Goldmine of Rare Metals! ZACW 6

What's the world's most valuable metal?

6SCI
Philosophy - I know that I know nothing! BRES 3, 4

Do you really *know* the things you think you know? What is knowledge?

4PHL
Love, Peace and War SARM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Do you love to move your body? Do you love to create movement?

45678DAN
Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

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

78BUS
Poisoning paradise - The 1080 Poison controversy CRPE 7

This is a Level 2/3 NCEA course.

78GEO
Team Building KelB 5

In this course we will gain knowledge about different interpersonal skills and how they are appli

5PE
Senior Biology - Human Physiology & Cell Biology MATW 7, 8

This class will combine Level 7 & 8 Biology.

78BIO
TRIGONOMETRY LOUW 7

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

7MAT
Light it up! (1.1) JARG 6

Develop your design and craft skills as you refine, plan and manufacture a light using a range of

6TEC
Happy New Year!! MICV 4

In this class we will investigate how different cultures celebrate important events with a partic

4HOL
Democracy and You KA/LA 3, 4

Explore the foundations of democracy and how this has looked in different cultures.

4HOLa
Playing for Change BRAF 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Playing for change started a movement to connect the world through music.

456HOL
All that Jazz MATD 5

In this holistic course, we will be looking at the history and the social context of jazz music,

5HOL
Exploding Ears and Foley Magic ALIE 5, 6

Sound effects can make or break a performance, be that a movie, advert, song, radio play, blog or

56DRA
Electricity and magnetism: it's shocking! GREO 5

In this NZC Level 5 science course, students will:

5SCI