This course introduces some basic concepts of Accounting, Economics and Business Studies. Case studies and visits to local businesses provide students with real-life examples of how local and international businesses have developed, and the decision-making needed to overcome common business problems.
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.
In this course you will gain knowledge and understanding of film through the study of a genre. You will also write a variety of media texts and plan and produce your own short film product.
Learn the art of the historian through a close study of texts. Consider diff erent perspectives on an event from New Zealand history. Complete research into a chosen topic. Explore the world of Ancient Greek mythology and the first Olympics. History is all about great stories and peoples’ experiences in fascinating and bizarre situations.
Hoea tonutia te waka! This course is for those with significant prior knowledge in Reo Māori. You will expand your understanding of te reo Māori and tikanga Māori, completing a mixture of Level 1 Achievement and Unit standards.
This course enables you to build on and develop your community language, knowledge and skills. Excellent preparation for actively participating in New Zealand life as well as preparation for a job or academic study.
ELL unit standards which contribute to the New Zealand Certificate in English Language. NCEA, Numeracy and Literacy unit standards.
Haere mai ki te ao Māori! This course assumes no prior knowledge of Māori language or protocol, so is perfect for beginners or those wanting a knowledge of the Māori world to complement other study. You will learn basic Māori language, protocol and mythology, with the opportunity to be assessed at your level.
Explore a wide range of texts. Develop reading and analysis skills. Develop writing skills.
Sem 1 - In this semester you will read non-fiction texts. You will learn and use research skills to find solutions to real world problems and create a visual text to communicate a message about an issue. This course cannot be taken with 12 ENG. Sem 2 - In this semester you will read fiction texts to discover their relevance to young p eople in the 21st Century. You will create a podcast to share your learning. This course cannot be tak en with 12 ENG.
Sem 1 - 7 Internal credits Sem 2 - 7 Internal credits
This English course is designed specifically for Drama students. You will study & write a range of scripts and watch and review plays. Students will the opportunity to gain UE literacy. In order to take this class you must be enrolled in 12DRA.
Students enrolled in 12English with Drama must be enrolled in 12DRA. The work you do in 12English with Drama directly relates to the work you do in YR12 Drama.
In this course you will build knowledge and understanding of film through the study of a genre, and a topic of film theory. You will also write a screenplay and plan and produce your own short film product.
Semester 1 -At Level 2 we focus on developing the skills you learnt at Level 1 Hisory. Historical events covered will focus on events where people have experienced major challenges. Student choice is a feature of the course as you reaserch and learn to examine the past as a historian. Semester 2 - A focus of this course is students choice of topic for ongoing research
This course is split into two semesters: students can take just one course or both.
Nau mai ki te kaupapa whakamatatau! This full immersion course will further expand your understanding of te reo Māori and tikanga Māori, develop your fluent language and increase your knowledge of Māori history. You will complete Level 2 Achievement and Unit standards.
The theme is ‘Law from Living Room to Courtroom’. The course is designed to introduce students to the New Zealand legal system and to explore some of the aspects of the law that will affect you throughout your life.
Semester 1 - ‘Te Wai Pounamu: Early South Island History’ Semester 2 - ‘The New Zealand Wars’
This course is split into two semesters: students can take just one course or both. Sem 1 - 5 External Credits, 10 Internal Credits Sem 2 - 5 External Credits, 9 Internal Credits
Extend your skills and knowledge to analyse, write about and discuss artworks. Discover how the beginning of Western art occurred through developments in society, media and theories of the 15th century.
Develop your understanding of the social and conflict history of the Ptolemaic Egyptian world through the career of Cleopatra VII and the writings of key ancient historians.
This course is for students who have strong literacy and analysis skills and want to delve into texts and develop their critical literacy, reading and writing skills to a high level.
Evedence of analysis and writing skills through achievement in L2 English.
This course allows you to explore the artistic and technical aspects of film making – focusing on the planning, production and post-production roles of producing a film product.
In this course you will build knowledge and understanding of film through the study of a genre, an exploration of film history, and a topic of film theory. You will also write a screenplay and plan and produce your own short film product.
History presents you with the dilemmas, choices and beliefs of people in the past. This course focusses on the causes and consequences of world events, where people have experienced threats to their way of life. You will learn to ask and answer important questions, evaluate evidence, identify and analyse different interpretations of the past, and substantiate arguments and judgements. Student choice is a feature of this course as you research and learn to examine the past as a historian. Opportunity for blended learning.
This course is a combination of reading, writing and visual design. You will develop your understanding of print and broadcast media by learning how to identify bias and critically assessing representation in the media. You will also develop your writing skills by learning how to engage an audience using conventions of journalism and writing a media text (eg: a feature article). Digital technology like Photoshop and Indesign will be used to create your own media product.
The theme of this course is ‘Making a Difference’. The course combines the disciplines of law and social studies to examine how the law makes a difference to people’s lives and how they can make a difference to the law.
Ki te tihi o te maunga! This full immersion course will solidify your understanding of te reo Māori and tikanga Māori, further develop your fluent language and increase your knowledge of Māori society. You will complete Level 3 Achievement and Unit standards.
Academic English aims to prepare students for tertiary level study. The programmes are suitable for students who wish to study at a university, polytechnic or improve their formal English in the workplace.
This is a course for students who love to write, want to develop as a writer and pick up some NCEA credits as part of their writing journey.You can complete the writing p ortfolio (6 credits) if you complete both semesters.
Semester 1/2 3 credits in each semester This course is split into two semesters: you can take just one course or both.
English Language Learning (ELL) provides you with opportunities to learn English for living, working and studying in New Zealand. Learn English will help you develop language and skills to improve confidence, participate in your community an prepare you for a job and/or study.
Course placement into all ELL programmes depends on your English language level. Please contact the Enrolment Centre before 2 November 2021 to receive information about a placement test. After this the next test date is on enrolment day. Be aware some classes may be full. If you are a newly arrived quota refugee, please contact the enrolment centre.
Develop skills in English as well as gain NCEA credits. In a supportive environment, you will develop knowledge and skills for success at high school, your chosen career or academic study. These programmes prepare students for higher level study and are suitable for students who wish to study at a university, polytechnic or improve their formal English in the workplace.
ELL unit standards contribute to the New Zealand Certificate in English Language, NCEA and Literacy unit standards.
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