Learn the transferable reading, writing and speaking skills which will prepare you for university or tertiary study. As UC@Hagley, we teach Academic writing and study skills, which is the compulsory paper (TRNS001) of the University of Canterbury's Certificate in University Preparation (CUP). These classes run February to October at Hagley College.
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Continue to develop your cabinet-making and design skills. Create individual projects to your own specifications.
5pm Start time
Learn the basic skills of running a business, including developing an understanding of financial reporting and of the analysis of financial information.
Please note: $40 exercise book to be purchased, tutor will advise details
Learn a variety of ceramic craft techniques and apply them to your own original ceramic work; learn the principles of clay as a creative medium for both functional and art objects.
Explore the essential elements of jazz harmony and performance. Build on your existing knowledge and establish a firm understanding of music elements.
PLEASE NOTE: This After 3 class runs on both a Monday (5pm – 8pm) and Thursday (3pm – 6pm or 5pm – 8pm). Students need to attend both days.
Develop your skill and confidence in communicating in Chinese in simple, everday situations.
Build and maintain a sustainable contemporary dance technique. Learn and carry out technical exercises and contemporary dance sequences that are strongly influenced by local choreographers and professional dancers, and their work both nationally and internationally. The course offers an informal performance opportunity (optional) at the end of Term 4.
Learn contemporary technique, phrases and repertoire. Initially you will focus on exercises to extend your dance knowledge. Later you will learn more complex movement sequences. This course involves an informal performance opportunity (optional)
Apply the principles of design as you craft products and manufacture them onsite. Use sophisticated materials to learn techniques linked to modern Technology education. Class members will join in an end of year exhibition where your best work will be displayed, or offered for sale.
PLEASE NOTE: This After 3 class runs on a Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm.
Delve deeper into photography. Learn how to get the very best out of your camera. Discover what makes a great photograph. Learn how to “see” and create the imagery that you have previsualised within your mind’s eye.
PLEASE NOTE: Approximately four classes will be deferred to a weekend day for practical teaching (3 hours maximum per class). Around four classes will be taken off site during the scheduled evening times for practical teaching. At times, additional learning opportunities may arise, which will lead to amended class schedules or extra-curricular activities being scheduled which may have additional costs associated. trips and going on lab printing costs throughout the year.
Learn how your camera works from the ground up. Develop techniques and skills which allow you to take control of your image making. Explore the possibilities within a diverse range of photographic subjects, and extend your abilities within the photographic medium.
Please note: Approx 3 classes will be deferred to the weekend for practical teaching. At times, additional learning opportunities may arise, which will lead to amended class schedules or extra curricular activities being scheduled. Additional learning opportunities may arise which may have an additional cost associated. Field trips and going on lab printing costs throughout the year.
Develop your skills to speak confidently and fluently in familiar and unfamiliar situations.
Learn to communicate in English and participate in New Zealand life. Participate in activities ‘kiwi style’.
Improve your everyday English to help you use English in real life situations. Build confidence practising new skills.
Explore a wide range of texts, from short stories, novels and films to posters, podcasts and blogs. Develop skills in listening and speaking, reading and writing, and viewing and presenting.
Gain the skills to work successfully with language and texts that are increasingly complex.
Move to another level as a reader, writer and speaker. Learn how to respond critically to a wide range of texts from short stories, novels and films, to speeches, podcasts and blogs.
Design your own garments and learn how to develop patterns. Learn how to measure, fit and manipulate patterns to create unique garments.
Develop your culinary skills in a range of exciting cooking styles including Teppanyaki, Thai and Japanese cuisine. This course invites you to explore some unfamiliar ingredients and techniques. There will be an emphasis on fresh, clean cuisine prepared and cooked in quick efficient styles. We will explore cooking with whole foods and cooking for specific dietary requirements such as low fodmap and intolerances to gluten, dairy and soy.
A participatory, interactive course with the goal of communicating with French speakers. Learn functional language for a variety of situations, be able to introduce yourself in French and experience French culture such as wine, food and film.
Communicate confidently in French conversational situations and develop your French language skills. Take your grammar knowledge to a new level and experience French culture such as wine, food and film.
Learn the basics of German and develop your ability and confidence to communicate with German speakers on a range of useful topics in this introductory course.
Expand your ability to communicate in German by enhancing your skills and knowledge of German in this Post-Beginner course.
Please Note: If you wish, you can prepare for the internationally recognised Goethe Institut examinations A1 / A2. Please refer to http://www.goethe.de/lrn/prj/pba/bes/enindex.htm for more information. (Taking one of these examinations is optional and entirely your decision.)
Take your writing seriously and be guided and extended with a challenging and stimulating programme. This course runs on a Saturday 9.30am – 12.30pm (20 weeks, over terms 1-3).
Specialist Course: See full info in Senior College Prospectus For more information or an application form, contact Morrin Rout, Director of the Hagley Writers’ Institute: Phone: (03) 329 9789 Mobile: 021 046 4189 Email: email@example.com
Develop your knowledge of the on-going health benefits of yoga. Use the skills of body, breath and mind to further educational and personal goals.
Learn in, through and about movements to pursue further health opportunities and achieve personal goals. Deepen your knowledge of the connections between your physical body, health and well-being.
Build your confidence and spontaneity in speaking, listening to, reading and writing the Italian language through a variety of approaches and activities.
Acquire basic language skills in Italian in this course for beginners as well as learn about Italian culture and customs.
Develop your existing Japanese skills and understanding of Japanese language patterns and culture, in order to communicate comfortably in a wide range of situations.
Learn the basics of the Japanese language so that you can communicate in a range of common situations. Use and understand greetings and phrases of introduction and develop the skills to give basic information about yourself and understand basic information given to you. Along the way, discover fascinating details about Japanese culture.
Confidently begin to use Korean language and explore the rich history and culture of Korea. Speak, listen, read, write and watch all things Korean. Express yourself in a friendly environment and develop multi lingual skills for your future.
Working from the human figure - Develop an understanding of the proportion of the human figure and gain experience in drawing from life. Learn about a range of dry and wet media as you draw and paint, explore artist models and create art work that shows a development of your individual style.
Develop your skills in all aspects of Maths needed for life, including Number, Linear Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, and Statistics and Probability.
Further your understandings of Maths concepts.
Study a range of Calculus and Statistics topics.
Explore a variety of approaches and techniques including drawing, painting, printmaking, and mixed media. Gain inspiration from artists’ examples. (The same class runs on both a Wednesday and Thursday).
Learn about the intricacies of running a community organisation and how to keep on top of the paperwork within the new compliance environment.
Basic computer literacy would be of great advantage in some aspects of the course.
Are you 20+ and been out of study for some time? Do you want to enhance your confidence in math for future study?
Are you 20+ and been out of study for some time? Do you want to enhance your confidence in maths for future study?
Learn some basic jewellery making skills as you use readily available materials to craft one- off objects.
Materials available to buy from tutor, up to $80
Digital photography allows photographers to go beyond simple ‘in camera capture’, into the wonderful world of Photoshop, where the creator’s imagination is the only limit. Photoshop for photographers covers all of the Photoshop basics, from navigating the workspace and its tools and many features to interacting between Lightroom and Bridge / ACR. You will gain an understanding of how to work non destructively, and more efficiently. As well as learn basic retouching and compositing techniques.
Explore a variety of approaches and techniques in printmaking. This course is designed for those who want to develop their creativity through learning some introductory printmaking methods.
Explore a variety of printmaking processes and techniques. This course offers advanced printmaking techniques ad an expressive means towards exploring and creating your own subject matter.
Do you need to upskill in Science to help you pathway towards your chosen career? This course will help you gain Level 1 or Level 2 credits in the Sciences to help you gain the entry qualifications you may require. The course will be run flexibly to accommodate your needs.
Develop your carving skills while creating a 3D Oamaru Limestone sculpture. Learn about design principles and the processes involved to complete high quality artworks from start to finish.
Learn basic sign language and understand deaf culture. Build skills to communicate in everyday social situations.
Develop fluency in finger spelling and numbers. Use communication strategies in familiar situations.
Develop your fluency and confidence in using NZSL in familiar and unfamiliar situations. Extend your NZSL vocabulary as well as increase your understanding of language structure.
Develop your existing Spanish skills expanding your ability to communicate. Build your confidence and spontaneity in speaking, reading, listening and writing.
Please Note: For further information on the DELE examination, please check http://dele.cervantes.es/en/learn_spanish/dele_information.html
Explore Spanish, one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Learn about the Spanish language, and develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in a friendly and fun class.
Broaden your knowledge of Spanish in this fun and friendly class. Increase your confidence in understanding and speaking Spanish in a wide variety of situations.
Expand your understanding of Māori language, customs and beliefs in the Post Beginners course. Broaden your vocabulary and build your understanding of tikanga Māori (protocol).
Learn the basics of Māori language in this introductory course. Develop your confidence in using Māori language in everyday situations and build your understanding of tikanga Māori (protocol).
Gain a fluent use of te reo Māori in this full immersion course. Focus on various aspects of the language from everyday sayings to formal expressions that reference Māori history and tikanga.
Learn basic sewing techniques, and develop understandings of patterns, fabrics and garment construction. Sew a variety of projects and garments to develop your skill and creativity.
Improve your formal English to work towards study at a university, polytechnic or for confidence with words in the workplace. This course includes a focus on study skills for the IELTS exam.
Design, plan and manufacture wooden items and furniture. Develop your skills with hand tools and machinery through individual project work.
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