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

Red
LA Levels Code
The NEW Journalists Society MART 4, 5

Want to try your hand at journalism?

5MED
NUMBER and MEASUREMENT LOUW 5

NUMBER - all those essential skills to be numerate -

5MAT
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
Personal Movement & Fitness DEAC 4

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

4PE
Minglish Level 1 RICP 6

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

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

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

78BUS
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
Philosophy: Romeo and Juliet LAUB 4, 5

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

5SOC
year 11 - 'Getting started' - term one HOLR 6

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

6ART
The Making of Aotearoa New Zealand KATA 4

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

4SOC
1.1 Level 3 Mathematics including Geometry and Measurement LIBB 3

This class is for students working within Level 3.

3MAT
Advanced DRAMA ALIE 7, 8

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

78DRA
Mechanical Mayhem GREO 7

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

7PHY
Softball STEH 5

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

5PE
The future of energy // Astronomical spectroscopy ZACW 8

THE FUTURE OF ENERGY (five weeks)

8CHE
Dancing Through the Decades SARM 4, 5

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

45DAN
Yellow
LA Levels Code
There and Back Again ROBM 4

Let's read The Hobbit!

4ENG
Shakespeare Festival Class SARH 6

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

6DRA
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
5HOS BetM 5

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

5HOS
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
Location, Location, Location CRPE 6

What is this thing called Geography?

6GEO
Stick and Ball Team Sports DEAC 4

Lacrosse, cricket, hockey, softball.

4PE
Statistics DERT 8

8MAS
Active photography! STEH 4

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

4ART
Project Senior English GEOM 7, 8

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

78ENG
Understanding Sustainability: Ecosystems and Economics KATA 6

What is sustainability? Why is it important?

678EFS
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
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
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
Ki O Rahi and Volleyball SARO 5

The focus this term will be on your interpersonal skills.

5PE
Year 12 and 13 art - term one HOLR 7, 8

Term one

78ART
Green
LA Levels Code
Life on Earth ZACW 4

David Attenborough kindly agreed to read this for us:

4SCI
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
Philosophy: Death to Socrates BRES 6

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

6PHL
Where are you? SARH 5

Our central city has awesome pockets of interesting spaces!

5ENG
English Basics MEGW 4

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

4ENG
Choose Your Own Adventure ROBM 8

This course needs your help!

8ENG
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 want to begin working towards Level 1 NCEA English.

6ENG
Theatre Design and Backstage Magic ALIE 4, 5

All things backstage.

45DRA
1.1 Level 4 Mathematics including Geometry and Measurement LIBB 4

This class is for students working within Level 4.

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

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

6PE
Calculus - Trigonometry, differentiation. DERT 8

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

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

We will be looking at Social Media and Representation.

678MED
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
Blue
LA Levels Code
Understanding Music MATD 4

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

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
Maths - Number and Geometry STEH 4

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

4MAT
4HOS BetM 4

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

4HOS
MEASUREMENT and RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES LOUW 6

MEASUREMENT -

6MAT
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
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
Extension English GEOM 5

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

5ENG
Minglish Level 3 RICP 8

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

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

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

78BIO
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
Lithosphere: Fire & Ice KATA 5

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

5SCI
Thou Shalt Not Waffle! SARH 4

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

4DRA
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
Whakarongo ki ngā Manu Kōrero MART 6, 7, 8

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

678MAO
Around the World in 80 Pages ROBM 6

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

6ENG
Philosophy: Cannibals and care LAUB 7

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

7ENG
Purple
LA Levels Code
Dance Dance Dance SARM 6, 7, 8

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

678DAN
Everyday I Got the Blues MATD 4, 5

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

5MUS
How can I improve my skill? SARO 5

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

5PE
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

34LIT
Philosophy: Science - Good, Bad, Bogus BRES 7, 8

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

8PHL
Calculating cookery! MICV 5

This term will have two distinct flavours.

5MATa
Philosophy and the Greek myths LAUB 4

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

4PHL
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
The Future is a Nightmare MEGW 7

In this class we will study dystopian texts.

7ENG
The Science of Small Things MATW 4

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

4SCI
MEASUREMENT and RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLES LOUW 6

MEASUREMENT -

6MATa
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
Measury maths 2021 MATP 5

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

5MATb
term one year 7 art HOLR 4

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

4ART
Mechanical Madness GREO 8

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

8PHY
Survivor Island! ROBM 5

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

5ENG
Independent History Portfolio RICM 6, 7, 8

PLEASE READ THE HISTORY COURSE OVERVIEW FOR YOUR NCEA LEVEL.

678HIS
Other
LA Levels Code
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