Timetable

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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

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Timetable 2022

Room Layout

LA Levels Code
Life of a dancer... SARM 6, 7, 8

This course will run during homebase time on Thursday and Friday.

678DAN
Red
LA Levels Code
5 Maths Term 1 2022 JESD 5

This course will suit students who are planning to take an NCEA Level 1 maths course next year.

5MATb
When Rūaumoko grows restless MATP 6, 7

IF the Earth is the only place in the Universe that life exists, then we need to get a better und

678sci
Memory LAUB 7, 8

Memories form us, but they also shift and change. They are formative, but unreliable.

78ENG
Writing Workshop MEGW 5

In this level five English class we will practice descriptive writing skills, as well as brush up

5ENGb
Read for Your Life MEGW 5

Reading can transform our lives.

5ENGb
What is a triangle? What is the probability I will be attacked by a cow vs a shark? And other important questions. JESD 5

This course will suit students who are planning to take an NCEA Level 1 maths course next year.

5MATb
Skate, Rattle & Roll (Red & Yellow) STMA, ALEM 4, 5

RED & YELLOW combination block!

5KATE
Hands on Anatomy! MICV 5

Are you fascinated by how different body systems work?

BODY
Putting the Astro in Astrobiology MATP 6, 7

The history and development of the whole universe, and how humans are limited in our ability to i

678sci
Pythagoras, Trigonometry and Statistics! MICV 5

This course will suit students who are planning to take an NCEA Level maths course next year.

5MAT
Level 3 Numeracy with Suze N1 SUZL 3

This term we are focusing on Measurement.
Time
Length
Volume

N1
Sports in Hagley Park - Red and Yellow blocks SARO 4, 5

This is a RED and YELLOW combination class!

SPORTS
Mā te Mārama (Senior Te Reo Māori) ABBR 6, 7, 8

Nau mai, haere mai ki ngā tuākana o Ao Tawhiti!

6MAO
Tourism in New Zealand CRPE 7

With the borders re-opening, NZ is set for a Tourism boom.

78TOU
Maths - Number strategies and knowledge DEAC 3, 4, 5

Course Overview

N3
This city is wild TERA 3, 4, 5

Have you ever gone for a walk around town and wondered, "what's that plant?"?

BIO
Level 4 Students ONLY - Numeracy 2 KAYH 3, 4

This term we have had a major focus on multiplication.

N2
Mini Me (Red and Yellow combined) SUZK 3, 4

Have fun designing and sewing a fully limbed doll or ‘mini-me’.

MINME
Energy and the Earth MATP, TERA 5, 6, 7

From the beginning to the end.

678sci
Project English: Reading, Writing and Viewing GEOM 5

This course is for students who enjoy reading, writing and watching movies.

5ENGa
Philosophy: Science - Good, Bad, Bogus BRES 7, 8

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

78PHL
Everything Music (Red and Yellow) MATD 3, 4, 5

In this red/yellow double colour block course Matt and Shaun will be providing a programme consis

MUSIC
Project English: Understanding The Science GEOM 5

This course is for students who enjoy working on their own research projects.

5ENGa
Maths - Number strategies and knowledge ALEM 4, 5

YEAR 7 and 8 ONLY

Kia ora all,

N6
Philosophy: God, Science, and Ultimate Questions BRES 7, 8

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

78PHL
Maths - Number strategies and knowledge STEH 4

Course Overview

N4
Number and Measurement MICV 5

This course will suit students who are planning to take an NCEA Level maths course next year.

5MATc
Term 2 2022, N5 - Mathematics with Libby LIBB 3, 4

In this class students are be working their way trough level 4 of the curriculum, with some Level

N5
Ko ngā Ākonga Tuākana (Senior Te Reo Māori) ABBR 6, 7, 8

Nau mai, haere mai ki ngā tuākana o Ao Tawhiti!

6MAO
Climbing up the walls (red and yellow blocks combined!) ZACW 4, 5

This course will run through Red and Yellow Blocks and so students choosing this course must take

CLIMB
78 Art JONJ 7, 8

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

78ART
Algebaric Patterns GREO, DERT 5

This term we'll investigate algebraic patterns and how they can be represented graphically.

5MATa
7 and 8ART studio residency year two and Three JONJ 7, 8

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

78ART
Measurement and Number Knowledge GREO, DERT 5

Mahi ine me te nama.

5MATa
Memory STMA 7, 8

Continuation of Laura’s T2 course.

7ENG
PROBABILITY METHODS / ALGEBRA LOUW 7

The Probability Methods topic continues from Term 1.

7MAT
'X' marks the spot TERA 5

This term is all about using algebra to explore the unknown and solve our problems!

5MATb
Minglish Level 1 - Reading! RICP 6

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

6MNG
Queer Rave MEGW 4, 5

Help to plan Ao Tawhiti's first Queer Rave.

QRAVE
Philosophy - Ethics and Moral Philosophy BRES 7, 8

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

78PHL
Reading GEOM 4, 5, 6

This course is for students who enjoy getting some quiet time for personal reading.

READ
Astronomical spectroscopy // alkynes of fun with organic chemistry ZACW 8

ASTRONOMICAL SPECTROSCOPY (weeks 1-5)

8CHEM
ALGEBRA contd / STATISTICAL INFERENCE LOUW 7

We will complete the Algebra topic

THEN

7MAT
ADVANCED MUSIC: NCEA LEVELS 1, 2 and 3 MATD 7, 8

PRE-REQUISITES

678MUS
KNIT WIT or CROCHET KID? LOUW 3, 4, 5

Would you like to learn how to crochet or knit?

CRAFT
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
Project English: Enjoying Books and Movies GEOM 5

This course is for students who enjoy reading and watching movies.

5ENGa
The future of energy ZACW 8

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (weeks 1-2)

8CHEM
Mā te Mārama (Senior Te Reo Māori) - Term 3 ABBR 6, 7, 8

Nau mai, haere mai ki ngā tuākana o Ao Tawhiti!

6MAO
ADVANCED MUSIC 1; NCEA LEVEL 1 MATD 6, 7

PRE-REQUISITES

6MUS
Statistics and Probability GREO, DERT 5

This term you'll plan your own statistical investigation.

5MATa
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

8CHEM
78 Art - Term 3 JONJ 7, 8

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

78ART
5/6 Earth Space Science: Let’s get ready to rumble! TERA 5, 6

What is that rumble? The earth is moving!

56ESS
ADVANCED MUSIC 1; NCEA LEVEL 1 MATD 6, 7

This course is designed to support students wanting to achieve music standards in NCEA at level 1

6MUS
Minglish Level 1 - Viewing and Presenting! RICP 6

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

6MNG
Tourism - World Tourism Destinations CRPE 7, 8

This course is designed for senior students who are interested in learning about or working in th

78TOU
Not English English MEGW 5, 6

Not English English is a chance for you to lead your English learning.

5ENGb
Minglish Level 1 - Reading! RICP 6

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

6MNG
Why algebra? Why not! MICV 5

We will start this term looking at how to graph straight line relationships.

5MAT
Let's get active SARO 6, 7, 8

Wanting to include some physical activity into your busy day? Then this is the class for you!

678PE
The Business of Tourism CRPE 7, 8

This course is designed for senior students who are interested in learning about or working in th

78TOU
Do you feel the need, the need for speed..... on your keyboard? KATA 4, 5

In this course, you will learn to touch type using an online course.

TYPE
**NEW PE CLASS** Let's play SARO 6, 7, 8

Let's take some time in our busy days to become physically active.

678PE
Yellow
LA Levels Code
Commedia dell'Arte EMKN 7, 8

This course is focusing on the study of the Italian theatre form Commedia dell’Arte.

78DRA
**New PE class** Invasion Games SARO 5

We will focus on the sports of tchouckball and ki o rahi and develop offence and defence tactica

5PE
JAZZ BAND: TERM 1 MATD 6, 7, 8

This course is designed for experienced musicians working at NCEA level music who are wanting to

678JAZZ
Daughters Of Heaven EMKN 7, 8

This term is an assessment based unit of work where you will research and carry out a performance

78DRA
L2 and 3 Historical presentations RICM 7, 8

This term offers the opportunity to apply the skills developed over the first two terms and will

78HIS
JAZZ BAND: TERM 2 MATD 6, 7, 8

This course is designed for experienced musicians working at NCEA level music who are wanting to

678JAZZ
Level 3 Literacy with Suze L1 SUZL 3, 4

Come and join us as we journey to Camp Green Lake with Stanley.

L1
Draw and paint JONJ 4, 5

The course will allow the students to build and develop their skills, based on their own passions

DRAW
Literacy through physical education SARO 5

Interested in PE and want to learn some literacy through this, then this is the class for you.

5LITc
Individual Pathway English GEOM 5

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

5ENG
JAZZ BAND: TERM 3 MATD 6, 7, 8

This course is designed for experienced musicians working at NCEA level music who are wanting to

678JAZZ
PROBABILITY / ALGEBRA / TABLES/EQUATIONS/GRAPHS LOUW 4, 5

PROBABILITY

5MATa
Individual Pathway English GEOM 5

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

5ENG
Philosophy: Death to Socrates BRES 6

CONTENT R13 - due to essential video material.

6PHL
Sports in Hagley Park - Red and Yellow blocks SARO 4, 5

This is a YELLOW and RED combination class!

SPORTS
The Giver BetM 4, 5

Beth's English class.

Underway with a novel study of The Giver.

L6
MEASUREMENT / STATISTICS LOUW 5

MEASUREMENT

5MATa
History, Sociology and The Dawn Raids of the 1970s RICM 7, 8

This course is an introduction to the study of both History and Sociology for NCEA assessments at

78HIS
Literacy Tasks DEAC 4

Using online tools we will work on developing research strategies and writing our findings in min

L3
Amazing Algebra GREO 6

This term we may still be finishing our linear algebra internal.

6MAT
Mini Me (Red and Yellow combined) SUZK 3, 4

Have fun designing and sewing a fully limbed doll or ‘mini-me’.

MINME
ARE YOU CRAZY? NO I’M ABSURD! EMKN 7, 8

This course is focusing on the ADVANCED skills for TWO/THREE person scenes.

78DRA
Everything Music (Red and Yellow) MATD 3, 4, 5

In this red/yellow double colour block course Matt and Shaun will be providing a programme consis

MUSIC
Probably Stats Equations, Graphs and Tables GREO 6

We'll start by finishing our work towards the probability external.

6MAT
Literacy - reading, writing and punctuation ALEM 3

YEAR 7 and 8 ONLY

Kia ora all,

L2
Skate, Rattle & Roll (Red & Yellow) STMA, ALEM 4, 5

RED & YELLOW combination block!

5KATE
Philosophy: Origins, Space, Time BRES 6

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

6PHL
Literacy - Stories for thinking STEH 4

Course Overview

L4
668, Neighbour of the Beast MATP 4, 5

45Maths is a core numeracy course.

5MATb
To the Beach! KATA 7, 8

Sustainability? Too boring, too vague, too late? A government greenwash or a survival plan?

78EFS
True Crime Literacy STMA 5

In the year 1999, high school student Hae Min Lee, disappeared without a trace.

5LITb
Climbing up the walls (red and yellow blocks combined!) ZACW 4, 5

This course will run through Red and Yellow Blocks and so students choosing this course must take

CLMB
6 ENG: Coming of Age Stories MEGW 6

We will read some 'coming-of-age' stories, and do some creative writing.

6ENG
Philosophy: Democracy, Freedom, Mind BRES 6

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

6PHL
Measurey maths and shapey stuff - what's your angle? MATP 4, 5

Time to pull out the stopwatches, scales, thermometers and measuring tape.

5MATb
True Crime STMA 5

In the year 1999, high school student Hae Min Lee, disappeared without a trace.

5LITb
True Crime Literacy STMA 5

True Crime as a media genre has boomed in popularity in the past few years with an increase in po

5LITb
"Of course, you know you cannot win..." MATP 4, 5

"The house always wins"
Or does it?

5MATb
The Joy of Reading (cont.) RICP 5

In this block, we will be reading a bunch of short stories. So many short stories!

5LITa
Literacy & Visual Language RICP 5

In this block, we will be focusing on the basics of visual text studies.

5LITa
Calculus DERT 8

We will finishing Integration and then start algebra.

8MAC
The Big Big Think MEGW 6, 7, 8

Plan and complete a 'big think' project that combines different NCEA assessments.

6ENG
GEOMETRY LOUW 4, 5

Topics covered in this course -

MATH
Who killed your favourite LA...? (Ao Tawhiti Cluedo Board Game) ABBR 4, 5

There’s a murder afoot at Ao Tawhiti… Design an Ao Tawhiti themed Cluedo game!

CLUE
Term 2, 2022, L5 - Literacy with Libby LIBB 3, 4

In this course students will be working at level 3 and 4 of the curriculum with a focus on:

L5
NCEA English GEOM 5, 6

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

ENG
NUMBER and MEASUREMENT LOUW 5

NUMBER - all those essential skills to be numerate -

5MATa
Individual Pathway English GEOM 5

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

5ENG
Find Your Favourite Reading Genre RICP 5

In this block, we will be reading a bunch of books. So many books!

5LITa
Calculus DERT 8

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

8MAC
Neoliberalism as Historic Force RICM 7, 8

This course will explore the historical significance of Neoliberalism for NZ.

78HIS
Short Stories BetM 4, 5

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

READ
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.

7CHEM
Education for Sustainability: Term 3 Pick 'n' Mix KATA 7, 8

With a term left to the end of the year for seniors, we will look at your NCEA needs and your per

78EFS
Organic chemistry: it's alkynes of fun! ZACW 7

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (weeks 1-7)

7CHEM
NZ Certificate in Foundation Studies ANNH 5, 6

This course offers a personalised approach where you will develop and extend your own subject int

56CFS
5/6 NZ Certificate in Foundation Studies ANNH 5, 6

A personalised approach where you will develop and extend your own subject interests and critical

56CFS
Calculus - Differentiation, Integration DERT 8

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

8MAC
Chancy Measurement GREO 6

This term we will start working towards the internal in measurement.

6MAT
The name's Bond...Ionic Bond: Chemical Bonding, Structure, and Reactivity ZACW 7

QUANTITATIVE CHEMISTRY (weeks 1-2)

7CHEM
The Bigger Think MEGW 6

Combine different NCEA subjects into a big project.

6ENG
Taking Action for Social and Environmental Justice KATA 7, 8

This term we look into social and environmental justice and answer the following questions:

78EFS
Green
LA Levels Code
Musical Waveyness GREO 8

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

8PHY
Modern Physics and then a start on Mechanics GREO 8

Modern Physics (3 credits - internal)

8PHY
6NUM - Elements of Chance with Jess JESD 6

This course is set up for students who are aiming to obtain 10 NCEA Level 1 numeracy credits.

6NUM
The Cooking Community II STMA 4, 5

“Food is not just about fuel.

45HOS
6 Maths Term 1 - Numbers with Jess JESD 6

This course is set up for students who are aiming to obtain 10 NCEA Level 1 numeracy credits.

6MAT
Softball STEH 5

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

5PE
Electricity and Science Projects MICV 5

In the first part of the term we will investigate electricity - how is it created, how do we use

5SCI
Measurement with Jess JESD 6

This course is set up for students who are aiming to obtain 10 NCEA Level 1 numeracy credits.

6MAT
The Ukulele Orchestra! MATD 3, 4

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

34MUS
Minecraft Education Edition STEH 4, 5

This class is for Minecraft enthusiasts who want to work in the Minecraft Education Edition space

ICT
Climate change: Science in the field (ecology, physics) ZACW 5, 6

In Term 1, we learned how about the role of human activity in the carbon cycle, and we examined a

56CLI
THE SIX O’CLOCK NURSERY RHYME NEWS EMKN 4

This Drama Course will focus on building confidence by collaborating in Drama games and learning

4DRA
History Presentations for NCEA RICM 5, 6

This term offers the opportunity to apply the skills developed over the first two terms and will

56HIS
Training for improvement ALEM 7, 8

For term two is all go for level 2 and 3!

78PE
Paint 'n "Sip" TERA 3, 4, 5

In this course we will work on a series of different guided paintings, while chatting with our cl

PAINT
Badminton STEH 5

Sign up to develop your Badminton skills.

5PE
You are what you eat SUZL, TERA 4

Why do we need to eat?
What is a balanced diet?
What makes up our food?

4SCI
Art and Ideas in the Spanish Civil War RICM 5, 6

This course is an introduction to the study of both History and Art History for NCEA assessments

56HIS
6ENG BetM 6

In this course, we will study a range of texts (written and film) through the lens of English.

6ENG
Start up your own instagram business - Blue and Green blocks EVAK 4, 5

Ever wanted to set up your own instagram business??  Here's your chance to set up a functioning o

INSTA
6ENG BetM 6

In this course, we will study a range of texts (written and film) through the lens of English.

6ENG
SONGS OF FREEDOM MATD 3, 4, 5

In this course we will be looking at the evolution, history and impact of Reggae music.

MUSIC
Revolving Rotations GREO 8

This term we'll finish Mechanics and (hopefully) square away the remaining internals.

8PHY
Connections to Europe KATA 4

In term two, we move from our home in Te Moananui a Kiwa to Europe.

4SOC
It's on like Ping Pong! STEH 5

Table tennis is a great sport for all!

5PE
4/5 Art Term 3 - 3D Art LIBB 4, 5

For term 3, the focus of this class is 3D Art.

45ART
How to Adult 2022 term 2 KIRM 6, 7, 8

In term 2 we will focus on: life beyond school
work and study - this will include:

678CAR
Scape Annual Art Exhibition tour KIRM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Scape is an annual art event in Christchurch running over November 2022 -January 2023.

ART
Business Studies and Enterprise 1 GEOM 5

Business Studies 1 is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers

5BUS
4.2 Make a short Film LIBB 4, 5

In this class we have a go at making a short film!

FILM
How to Adult 2022 term 2 KIRM 6, 7, 8

In term 2 we will focus on: life beyond school
work and study - this will include:

678CAR
The 3 L's Leadership, Leadership, Leadership ALEM 7, 8

Leadership, Leadership, Leadership

78PE
Business Studies and Enterprise 1 GEOM 5

Business Studies 1 is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers

5BUS
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

NOV
Business Studies and Enterprise 1 GEOM 5

Business Studies 1 is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers

5BUS
Let's Kōrero: Conversations, Debates, & Speeches KATA 4, 5

Who doesn't love the sound of their own voice?

SPE
Senior Minglish - Reading! RICP 7, 8

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

78MNG
6ENG BetM 6

In this course, we will study a range of texts (written and film) through the lens of English.

6ENG
Climate change: addressing the (biological) issue ZACW 5, 6

This term, you will back up your assertion that climate change is a serious issue (or not) by put

56CLI
ADVANCED MUSIC 2; NCEA LEVELS 2 and 3 MATD 7, 8

PRE-REQUISITES

78MUS
Math Wars Episode X: The Algebra Menace ZACW 4, 5

Algebra was much simpler long ago. For instance, in ancient Rome, x was always 10.

SOLVE
The biology of movement MICV 5

In the first part of the term we will be investigating all of the body systems involved in moveme

5SCI
The Future is a Nightmare MEGW 7

Read some dystopian short stories: Harrison Bergeron, The Lottery, The Ones Who Walk Away From Om

7ENG
ADVANCED MUSIC 2; NCEA LEVELS 2 and 3 MATD 7, 8

PRE-REQUISITES

78MUS
How to Adult Term 3: Like a pro KIRM 6, 7, 8

Focus on skills and flourishing - Who you are and how to build a happy, healthy life of flourishi

678CAR
1984 MEGW 7

We begin the year reading and discussing George Orwell's novel, 1984,

7ENG
Environmental Forensics SUZL 4

Whether you are a budding forensic scientist or a seasoned forensic investigator this course coul

4SCI
Sew What - I can make that. TERA 4, 5

Have you always wanted to learn how to sew?

45Tex
Senior Minglish - Viewing and Presenting! RICP 7, 8

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

78MNG
Historical Research and Perspectives RICM 5, 6

This course focuses on successful historical research, students’ goal setting, self-management an

56HIS
The Cooking Community STMA 4, 5

“Food is not just about fuel.

45HOS
Technology challenges - Blue and Green blocks. MATP 5

Technology challenges! (design and build)

TEC
Te Moana Nui A Kiwa / The Pacific KATA 4

Last year was Aotearoa New Zealand.

4SOC
The road to 500 SUZL 3, 4, 5

If you love a good card game and keen to learn a new one then come and join the "Road to 500"

500CARD
Silence Is Golden EMKN 4

Learn about the ‘Golden Age’ of cinema - the Silent Movie era.

4DRA
Senior Minglish - Reading! RICP 7, 8

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

78MNG
Masks and Legends EMKN 4

This drama course focuses on legends from around the world.

4DRA
What's the matter? SUZL 4

Matter is all around us.

4SCI
Fairytale Bonanza EMKN 4, 5

This course will focus on building confidence by collaborating in Drama games and learning new sk

DRAMA
Movement for Badminton ALEM 7, 8

In term one you will be learning about the biophysical principles (anatomy, biomechanics, skill l

78PE
Members of the Global Community KATA 4

Completing our global tour, we take our remaining case studies from the four As (Africa, Asia, th

4SOC
Climate change: around the world, here at home ZACW 5, 6

Students are strongly encouraged to take both the green and blue colour block 56CLI classes as pa

56CLI
The Future is a Nightmare MEGW 7

View, discuss, analyse dystopian films...

maybe even produce a short film of your own.

7ENG
Blue
LA Levels Code
Demonstrate movement and improve your performance ALEM 6

For term two we have three awesome learning opportunities available.

6PE
Cluedo Murder Mystery EMKN 4, 5

Are you a Professor Plum or a Reverend Green?

DRAMA
The Read and Eat Book Club KATA 4, 5

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

READ
Start up your own instagram business - Blue and Green blocks EVAK 4, 5

Ever wanted to set up your own instagram business??  Here's your chance to set up a functioning o

INSTA
Experiments and Chemistry! MICV 6

We will start the term looking at how to conduct and document valid scientific experiments.

6SCI
Elect to do Electricity GREO 7

Michael Faraday pioneered Electricity in the early 1800’s, and it has modernised the world.

7PHY
Flash fiction LAUB 4

Flash fiction is a form of micro fiction, where every word counts.

4LIT
Blue Climate Class: Beliefs about nature and "stuff" KATA, BRES 5, 6

Climate change is one of the biggest issues facing humanity, but why is it so hard for government

56CLI
CHANCE and DATA / LINEAR ALGEBRA LOUW 6

We will work on the Statistics component of the Chance and Data topic for the first half of the t

6MAT
6MAT Statistics for Work Places JOHS 1

We will work through AS91035 MULTIVARIATE DATA

78NUM
SteamPunk Science MATP 5

"Steampunk: science fiction dealing with 19th-century societies dominated by historical or imagi

5SCI
Poisoning Paradise? - How to protect our forests CRPE 7

Poisoning Paradise? - How to protect our forests

7GEO
4SCI - Palentology: Origins of Life and Evolution JESD 4

Palaeontology is the study of the history of life on Earth as based on fossils.

4SCI
Blood Sports (not really) - martial arts and self defence basics DEAC 3, 4, 5

In a safe and controlled environment, let's develop skills in martial arts for confidence and sel

4PE
Taskmaster STMA 4, 5

Inspired by the television series, students will work as a team to complete a series of tasks to

TASK
Business Studies and Enterprise 2 GEOM 7, 8

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

78BUS
YOU DIRTY BEAST! EMKN 5

This course is all about creating interesting characters and you will learn various techniques an

5DRA
Psychology in Forensic Science JESD TERA 4

What are memories?
Is it possible to falsify someone’s recollection of an event?

4SCIb
FOUNDATION MUSIC 1: Understanding Music 2 MATD 4

This course is a fun and varied music class, designed for students working at level 4 of the New

4MUS
ALGEBRA LOUW 6

Algebra covers the following topics -

6MAT
Forensic Science - Every Contact Leaves a Trace! JESD TERA 4

Have you ever watched a detective/police tv show or movie and thought that one day you wanted to

4SCI
FOUNDATION MUSIC 1: Understanding Music 3 MATD 4

This course is designed for musicians of all levels, from beginner up.

4MUS
FOUNDATION MUSIC 1: Understanding Music MATD 4

This course is designed for musicians of all levels, from beginner up.

4MUS
Junk Box Wars JESD 4, 5

Do you have an eye for design and innovation?

JUNK
It's all about movement ALEM 6

There is, again, the opportunity for two assessments, and one continued from terms 1 and 2.

6PE
Mile high mechanics GREO 7

This term we'll finish the material for the mechanics external and work towards completing the se

7PHY
“Smash Em Bro” - Bullrush, Rugby League, Kabaddi DEAC 4, 5

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

SMASH
Business Studies and Enterprise 2 GEOM 7, 8

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

78BUS
Monster Cinema MEGW 8

View, discuss, analyse, films with monsters.

8ENG
Psychology in Forensic Science JESD 4

What are memories?
Is it possible to falsify someone’s recollection of an event?

4SCI
Business Studies and Enterprise 2 GEOM 7, 8

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

78BUS
Healthy & Delicious STMA 5

Do you want to make healthy choices with your eating habits but aren’t sure how?

5HOS
May the Force be with you! MICV 6

We will start this term by finishing off the learning for the acids and bases chemistry external.

6SCI
Sew What - Intro to textiles TERA 4, 5

Have you always wanted to learn how to sew?

45Tex
Create Your Own Board Game GEOM 4, 5, 6

This course is for students who would like to design and create their own board game.

GAME
Manaakitanga, Human Rights, & Taking Action KATA BRES 5, 6

We know that one of the best ways to cope with feelings of frustration and anxiety around climate

56CLI
CHESS LOUW 4, 5

CHESS - an abstract strategy board game.

CHESS
Statistics DERT 8

Finish Probability Concepts then move on to Probability distributions

8MAS
Personal Movement & Fitness - Athletics, Gymnastics, Olympic Weightlifting DEAC 4, 5

Context - athletics, gymnastics, fitness, Olympic weightlifting.

4PE
Numerical Numeracy MICV 4, 5

In this course we will work on some useful maths for daily life!

NUM
It's Dough Time! STMA 5

It's Dough Time!

5HOS
8ENG: Frankenstein MEGW 8

We begin the year with Mary Shelly's gothic novel, Frankenstein.

8ENG
6/7/8MAT Maths for Work Placements JOHS 6

This course will run from the start of 1.1

78NUM
4/5 Social Action: Do you want to make a difference? ANNH 4, 5

Embark on a Social Action Project. Further develop your literacy and communication skills.

45INT
The Cooking Community STMA 4

“Food is not just about fuel.

45HOS
Statistics DERT 8

8MAS
MEASUREMENT and CHANCE and DATA LOUW 6

MEASUREMENT -

6MAT
Technology challenges - Blue and Green blocks. MATP 5

Technology challenges! (design and build)

TEC
Ball Sports - Hand-Eye Coordination DEAC 4, 5

Sporting Games all around.

4PE
Optics and Photography GREO 4, 5

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

Foto
Statistics DERT 8

8MAS
Genetic Variation MICV 6

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

6SCI
Planetary exploration - Rockets, rovers, satellites, drones and probes. MATP 5

It might be cool to send humans out into outer space, but the brutal truth is that it is a LOT ch

5SCI
Redzone rebirth MATP 5

“The highest function of ecology is understanding consequences.”

5SCI
6 MAT - work place maths with John - Apply measurement in solving problems JOHS 6

We all use some sort of measurement in our lives whether it is associated with time, distance, we

78NUM
Blue Climate Class: Hauora, Living Lightly, Manaakitanga, Rights and Justice KATA, BRES 5, 6

What can we do about te huringa o te āhuarangi / climate change and adapting to a low-carbon futu

56CLI
Are you a Hero or a Villain? EMKN 5

This course is all about the theatre form of Melodrama with its stock characters and ‘over the to

5DRA
Rainforests: The lungs of the Earth CRPE 7

This course is all about exploring the Global pattern of Rainforests.

7GEO
Atomic and Nuclear Energy (and some history!). And Maniacal Mechanics GREO 7

Nuclear internal (3 credits):

7PHY
Fast and Furious EMKN 5

This term you will learn about a range of theatre forms in a fast paced, condensed form.

5DRA
Ultimate Frisbee and Interpersonal Skills ALEM 6

What better way to start the year, than with some teamwork, more specifically interpersonal skill

6PE
Geographic Research CRPE 7

This course is about conducting Geographic Research and learning geographic skills and concepts.

7GEO
Purple
LA Levels Code
FOUNDATION MUSIC 2: TERM 3 MATD 5

This course is designed for serious students of music, who have an interest in music and already

5MUS
Puzzle this! MICV 4, 5

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

PUZZLE
Blood Brothers EMKN 6

This term is an assessment based unit of work where you will prepare and perform an acting role f

6DRA
Team games SARO 4

Come join us for some team games.

4PE
Life: it's all connected KATA 4

We have some awesome plant and animal taonga in Aotearoa New Zealand.

4SCI
Mā te Rongo (Junior Te Reo Māori) ABBR 3, 4

Nau mai, haere mai ki ngā tēina o Ao Tawhiti!

34MAO
ALGEBRA contd / CALCULUS LOUW 7

We will complete the Algebra topic
THEN
we will begin CALCULUS

7MAT
Justice CRPE 4, 5

This course is about Human Rights and Social Justice.

SOS
Get Active MEGW 5

In this class we will be playing various indoor sports and games (football, basketball, cricket),

5PE
Sewing for the SPCA TERA 4, 5

In this course we will be upcycling material into enrichment toys and products for animals at the

TEX
8BIO - Biology Term 1 2022 JESD 8

In 8BIO this term we will learn about Homeostasis - how organisms maintain a stable internal envi

8BIO
We built this city JESD 4, 5

In this course, you will combine Science, Creativity and Social studies to explore what it takes

CITY
My wellbeing... your wellbeing.. OUR WELLBEING SARM 6, 7, 8

Welcome to our first (well first in the last 5 years or so) senior health class...

678HEA
Mā te Mōhio (Extension Junior Te Reo Māori) ABBR 5

Nau mai, haere mai ki ngā tēina o Ao Tawhiti!

5MAO
"All science is either physics or stamp collecting" MATP 6

Term 2 will be dedicated to a study of the Physical world (the study of energy and forces).

6SCI
567 Digital Art Advanced BetM 5, 6, 7

This course is a continuation from Terms 1 and 2.

567DAA
Writing club ALEM 3, 4, 5

Open to all ages, this is your opportunity to write novels, poems, short stories and more!

WRITE
Chemistry: because it's Au-some ZACW, TERA 5

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

5SCI
TRIGONOMETRY and PROBABILITY METHODS (CALCULUS OPTION ) LOUW 7

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

7MAT
NCEA 78English GEOM 7, 8

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

78ENG
Queer Media Studies (R13) MEGW 5, 6, 7, 8

Explore and discuss queer issues and representations in film, television, and music.

5MED
Living in a material World MATP 6

For the first term we will focus on Chemistry (the reactions between different substances) workin

6SCI
NCEA 78English GEOM 7, 8

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

78ENG
Life. It's complicated… MATP 6

Biology (the study of life and living things) will be our topic of study in term 3.

6SCI
8BIO - Plant and Animal responses to the environment JESD 8

This term we will be exploring how plants and animals are adapted to their given niche within an

8BIO
LIFE IS A SONG - ACT IT! EMKN 6

Using ensemble group work, you will be devising a performance based on a song lyric.

6DRA
The Cooking Community STMA 4

“Food is not just about fuel.

4HOS
Cell Biology MICV 7

We're made of cells, but how do they operate to keep us alive?

7BIO
Cinema Studies EVAK 4, 5

Movies before the age of streaming??

CINS
The makings of your first Art portfolio JONJ 6

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

6ART
NCEA 78English GEOM 7, 8

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

78ENG
QA Television and Film Studies MEGW 4, 5

We will watch, enjoy, discuss media texts (film, tv shows, songs, etc.) that include queer themes

QA
The Cooking Community STMA 4

“Food is not just about fuel.

4HOS
PROBABILITY METHODS / ALGEBRA LOUW 7

The Probability Methods topic continues from Term 1.

7MAT
6 Art - Term 3 JONJ 6

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

6ART
567 Digital Art Advanced BetM 5, 6, 7

In this class you'll learn cool skills including art fundamentals, how to use a drawing tablet, h

567DAA
Bonjour, ça va? (Beginner French) ABBR 4, 5

Bonjour tout le monde! Have you ever wanted to learn French?

FRENCH
4/5 ART 2022 LIBB 4, 5

This is a practical class where we work on skills and knowledge of art making.

45ART
8BIO Human Evolution and Practical Investigation JESD 8

This term we will begin the term by completing a practical investigation exploring how different

8BIO
Digital Art for Beginners - (focus on film) RICP 5, 6

Students in the course will learn the basics of drawing fundamentals, storyboarding and digital g

56DAB
567 Digital Art BetM 5, 6, 7

Welcome to digital art.

567DIGART
The Little Big Think MEGW 5, 6

Plan and complete a 'big think' project combining different learning areas.

5THINK
Community patterns, gene expression and biological validity. MICV 7

For the first 2-3 weeks of this term we will work on the write up for the Patterns in Communities

7BIO
It's Dough Time! STMA 4, 5

It's Dough Time!

45HOS
4/5 Art Term 2 - Painting and Drawing LIBB 4, 5

For term 2 this art class focus is on drawing and painting.

45ART
Your well-being.. My well-being... OUR WELLBEING -Term 3 SARM 6, 7, 8

We will continue to look at the 5 WAYS TO WELLBEING and how they can be part of our everyday life

678HEA
6 Art JONJ 6

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

6ART
Earth, Air, Water and Space KATA 4

As an inhabitant of this pale blue dot, it's important you know a few things about it.

4SCI
Ko ngā Ākonga Tēina (Junior Te Reo Māori) ABBR 4, 5

Nau mai, haere mai ki ngā tēina o Ao Tawhiti!

45MAO
Mindfullness SARM, EMKN 4, 5

During this class we will take part in:
- mindfully colouring and drawing

MIND
Digital Art for Beginners - (focus on basic drawing skills) RICP 5, 6

Students in the course will learn the basics of drawing fundamentals, storyboarding and digital g

56DAB
Photo Art BetM 4, 5

In this course, you'll learn to combine digital art with photography.

PHART
Caine's Arcade STEH 4

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

TEC
FOUNDATION MUSIC 2: TERM 1 MATD 5

This course is designed for serious students of music, who have an interest in music and already

5MUS
Term 3 - Mā te Mōhio (Extension Junior Te Reo Māori) ABBR 5

Nau mai, haere mai ki ngā tēina o Ao Tawhiti!

5MAO
Geocaching in the City GREO 4, 5

You'll need a trust licence to take this course.

cache
Drawing Fundamentals RICP 4, 5

Do you have very little/no artistic ability?

DRAW
My wellbeing... your wellbeing.. OUR WELLBEING -Term 2 SARM 6, 7, 8

During term 1 - we looked at the underlying concepts of health, goal setting and resiliency.

678HEA
Cool Chemistry and Funky Physics KATA 4

In this course, we'll take a tour through some of the level four physics and chemistry curriculum

4SCI
Are you up for it? SARO 4

Wanting to push yourself out of your comfort zone? Give new activities a go?

4PE
FOUNDATION MUSIC 2: TERM 2 MATD 5

This course is designed for serious students of music, who have an interest in music and already

5MUS
Term 3 - Mā te Rongo (Junior Te Reo Māori) ABBR 3, 4

Nau mai, haere mai ki ngā tēina o Ao Tawhiti!

34MAO
Digital Art for Beginners - (focus on film) RICP 5, 6

Update: due to huge interest in digital art, this course was rebranded to 'Digital Art for Beginn

56ATFS
Clowning Around EMKN 6

Using ensemble group work, you will study the theatre form of Clowning and devise a performance t

6DRA
Various variations of frenetic genetics! MICV 7

This term we will start to work on our second external which will focus on genetic variation.

7BIO
Orange
LA Levels Code
Cooking on a Budget KATA 4, 5

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

COOK
Build Challenges CRPE 4, 5

This course is NOT free play in minecraft.

BUILD
4.2 Swimming LIBB, SUZL 3, 4

In this Orange Block class, each Friday we will be visiting a different pool around Ōtautahi and

SWIM
Everything Skateboarding SHAM 4, 5

In this 4.2 Hapori course we will be focusing on all things skateboarding,

SKATE
Redzone return MATP 4, 5, 6

Spend each Friday based at the Climate Action Campus.

ZONE
Move your body SARM 4, 5

During this class we will be:
- visiting Aerial 3 studio to do aerial silks

MOVE
Drama In The Park EMKN 4, 5

Come and spend the day in the Botanical Gardens.

DRAMA
Orienteering - the ultimate adventure ZACW, MICV 4, 5

Do you like getting lost in nature and eventually finding yourself?

LOST
Why your brain sucks RICP, BetM 4, 5

Confirmation bias? Gambler's fallacy? Salience? Ad hominem?

BRAIN
Cooking with Fire ! EVAK 4, 5

If you love BBQ let's lift it up to the next level with cooking with fire.

FIRE
Other
LA Levels Code
Life of a dancer... SARM 6, 7, 8

This course will run during homebase time Wednesday - Friday.

678DAN
Cafe GEOM 3, 4, 5, 6

This is an opportunity for students to learn how to run a cafe and to make a great coffee.

CAFE
Life of a dancer... SARM 6, 7, 8

This course will run during homebase time on Thursday and Friday.

678DAN