2018 Curriculum Handbook:   2018 CURRICULUM HANDBOOK

2018 Curriculum MAP:    2018 CURRICULUM HANDBOOK – MAP

 

CURRICULUM MAP & PREREQUISITES 2018


The table below contains the complete list of available subjects in every year level.

 

   ARTS
Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Prerequisites for Year 12 Prerequisites for Year 13
Music Music Music

Music: 10+ credits at L1 Music required and at HOD’s discretion if new to subject

Music: 10+ credits at L2 Music required and at HOD’s discretion if new to subject

Visual Art

Visual Art

Visual Art

Visual Art: 10+ credits at L1 Visual Art required and at HOD’s discretion if new to subject

Visual Art: 10+ credits at L2 Visual Art required and at HOD’s discretion if new to subject

   ENGLISH AND LANGUAGES
Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Prerequisites for Year 12 Prerequisites for Year 13

Drama: 10+ credits at L1 English (20 students maximum)

Drama: 10+ credits at L2 English (20 students maximum)

English English English

English – Streamed.

14+ credits L1 English – Advanced

7-13 credits L1 English – Core

0-6 credits L1 English – Applied

English – Streamed.

Not available to students with less than 8 credits at L2 English

Te Reo Maori

Te Reo Maori

Te Reo Maori

Te Reo Maori – At HOD’s discretion Te Reo Maori – At HOD’s discretion

Media Studies: 14+ credits at L1 English
(15 students maximum)
Media Studies: 14+ credits at L2 English
(15 students maximum)
   HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION
 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Prerequisites for Year 12 Prerequisites for Year 13

Health & Physical Education

Health & Physical Education

Physical Education 

Physical Education: 10+ theory credits at L1 Physical Education required

Physical Education: 10+ theory credits at L2 Physical Education required

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Sport Leadership: 10+ theory credits at L1 Physical Education required

Sport Leadership: Less than 10 credits at L2 Physical Education required or 10+ credits at L2 Sport Leadership

 LIFE AND FAITH 

 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Prerequisites for Year 12 Prerequisites for Year 13

Life & Faith 

 

Life & Faith 

 

Life & Faith:  a 1/3 of a year – rotates with Transition &
Financial Capability 

 

Life & Faith:  a 1/3 of a year – rotates with Transition &
Financial Capability
 
Life & Faith: (Full Year Course) 10+ credits at L2 English required 
   MATHEMATICS
Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Prerequisites for Year 12 Prerequisites for Year 13
Mathematics                Mathematics                 

Mathematics
Streamed

– Advanced
– Core

Mathematics – Streamed.

14+credits at L1 Maths – Advanced

7-13 credits at L1 Maths – Core

Calculus & Statistics:
13+ credits at L2 Mathematics required
   SCIENCE
Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Prerequisites for Year 12 Prerequisites for Year 13

Science

Science

Science

Biology: 10+ credits at L1 Science
Chemistry: 10+ credits at L1 Science
Physics: 10+ credits at L1 Science

Biology: 10+ credits at L2 Science plus the Biology standards

Chemistry: 10+ credits at L2 Science plus the Chemistry standards

Physics: 10+ credits at L2 Science plus the Physics standards

   SOCIAL STUDIES
 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Prerequisites for Year 12 Prerequisites for Year 13

Social

Studies

Social

Studies

Economics Economics: 10+ credits at L1 Economics or 10+ credits at
L1 English required

Economics: 10+ credits at L2 Economics or 10+ credits at L2 English
required                         

 Financial Capability: a 1/3 of a year – rotates with Life & Faith and Transition Financial Capability: a 1/3 of a year – rotates with Life & Faith and Transition

 Financial Capability

 –  – Geography Geography: 10+ credits at L1 Geography OR 10+ credits at L1 English required

Geography: 10+ credits at L2 Geography OR 10+ credits at L2 English required

 –  – History History: 10+ credits at L1 History OR 10+ credits at L1
English required

History: 10+ credits at L2 History OR 10+ credits at L2 English required

Skills Trade Study: Restricted entry to ‘vocational’ students. Dean’s discretion

Skills Trade Study: Restricted entry to ‘vocational’ students. Dean’s discretion

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Transition:  a 1/3 of a year – rotates with Life & Faith and Financial Capability

Transition: a 1/3 of a year – rotates with Life & Faith and Financial Capability

Transition: Less than 10 credits at L2 English required

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Travel & Tourism: Open entry to ‘vocational’ students.
Dean’s discretion

Travel & Tourism: Open entry to ‘vocational’ students. Dean’s discretion

 TECHNOLOGY 

 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Prerequisites for Year 12 Prerequisites for Year 13
Technology Technology Technology Technology: successful completion of AS91063 (3cr), AS91065 (3cr) & AS91066 (3cr), or at Dean’s discretion
Construction (BCATS): Less than 10 credits at L1 Hard Materials, or at Dean’s discretion
 –  –  – Digital Technology: 10+ credits at L1 English required, or at HOD’s discretion Digital Technology: 10+ credits at L2 Digital Technology required, or at HOD’s discretion
MIT COURSES AVAILABLE YEAR 13 ONLY
MIT Courses – acceptance based on numbers:  Hospitality     Automotive     Early Childhood     Construction

 

SENIOR SUBJECTS OFFERED 2018 

 

YEAR 11  YEAR 12  YEAR 13
National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 1 National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2 National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3
–  Biology Biology
 Chemistry  Chemistry
–  Construction (BCATS)* 
Digital Technology*
Digital Technology *
 – Drama Drama
Economics
Economics
Economics
English
> core      > applied
English
> advanced     > core      > applied
English
Financial Capability  Financial Capability*   Financial Capability*  
Geography
Geography
Geography
History
History
History
Life & Faith
Life & Faith  Life & Faith
Mathematics
> advanced     > core
Mathematics
> advance    > core* 
 Mathematics
> Calculus & Statistics 
Media Studies  Media Studies 
Music
 Music
Music 
Physical Education  Physical Education  Physical Education
 Physics Physics 
Science    – 
Skills Trade Study Skills Trade Study
 –  Sport Leadership *
 Sport Leadership *
Te Reo Maori
Te Reo Maori
Te Reo Maori
Technology Technology
Transition
Transition *
Transition *
 – Travel & Tourism *  Travel & Tourism * 
 Visual Art Visual Art  Visual Art 
MIT COURSES AVAILABLE – acceptance based on numbers (Hospitality, Automotive, Early Childhood, Construction)

 

YEAR 11  YEAR 12  YEAR 13
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS COMPULSORY SUBJECTS NO COMPULSORY SUBJECTS
English
Mathematics
Science
Life & Faith / Transition
English

     * these subjects are NOT approved for University Entrance 

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END OF YEAR EXAM DATES 2017

Start – Thursday, 9 November 2017
End – No later than Friday 1 December 2017


EXAM TIMETABLE 2017 :       Examination-Timetable 2017

 

 


USEFUL WEBSITES:
Ministry of Education (MOE) 
Website link:      http://www.minedu.govt.nz/ 
 

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