Experience a range of methods to create short film from hands-on stop motion to digitally painted frame animation.
This course is based on the BConstructive programme, and will build the skills required to enter a trade.
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.
This course continues the Architectural Design emphasis of our L1 course along with the possibility to integrate product design into your design work.
This is a course for those who have an interest in Music but who have not yet had an opportunity to do any formal Music Learning.
Learn about all sorts of organisms from the microscopic to the very large. Enrol in this course if you are considering health, veterinary or food science pathways. Prepares you for 13 Biology.
SEM 1 - Business for beginners: get started on your pathway to business success and gain real world entrepreneurial experience. SEM 2 - Students develop an understanding of issues affecting a business and ap ply this through case studies and real life examples.
Sem 1 EXTERNAL CREDITS / 0. INTERNAL CREDITS / 9 - INTERNAL CREDITS AS90848 - Carry out, review and refine a business activity within a community context with guidance Sem 2 EXTERNAL CREDITS / 4 - AS90845 - Apply business knowledge to acritical problem(s) INTERNAL CREDITS / 3 - AS 90847 - Investigate the application of motivation theory in a business 3 more internal credits are available, if needed
This course prepares you for Year 13 and scholarship chemistry. You need this course if you are considering engineering, health, veterinary or food science pathways.
The theme of this course is A Child’s World and its Influences. This course is designed for students who want to learn about children and the issues facing families today. Gain knowledge, skills and attitudes to prepare for further study in early childhood and other related fields.
Sem 1 - ‘Rome emerged as the most powerful city-state of its time and grew to rule much of the known world. Learn what started it all, and the strange stories the Romans believed about themselves. Then explore the many great women of Roman history and how they made their mark in an oppressively sexist society. Finally, consider the downfall of the Republic and one of its most potent moments, the meeting in Alexandria of Caesar and Cleopatra of Egypt. Sem 2 - ‘Sappho LGBTQ+ Icon of Archaic Greece: her life, poetry and reception through the ages’ The world’s first female writer, the original Lesbian Sappho - her beautiful love poetry, and the strange long history of how later cultures have tried to tame and sanitise her memory through art and writing.
Sem 1 - External Credits 6, Internal Credits 9 Sem 2 - External Credits 4, Internal Credits 10
12CSI introduces key concepts in data networks which provide the infrastructure for our internet connected society, enabling smart homes, smart cities, the internet, and the internet of things.
In this course you will combine creativity with digital technology to communicate ideas using image and text.
This course builds on level 1 Digital Media and provides the grounding for level 3 Digital Media. 12DIG introduces key concepts in database development.
This course builds on the skills learnt in Level 1, with a stronger emphasis on the social and political aspects of theatre. You explore the principles and conventions of Epic Theatre and perform in a major production at the end of the year.
Students enrolled in 12Drama must be enrolled in 12English with Drama. The work you do in 12DRA directly relates to the work you do in 12English with Drama.
This course covers a range of astronomical and geological ideas which help to develop basic understandings of Earth and Space Science.
Be a hands-on problem solver and innovator. Electronics enables engineers and inventors to create solutions that tackle global problems and improve lives; for example electric cars, health care technology, and solar energy systems to name a few. 12NCE is a unit standard based course with an optional advanced electronics development project. 12NCE can lead on to further study and is a useful introduction into many career pathways in electrical and electronic engineering.
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.
The focus is on a mix of practical garment construction and research skills. Reflection on factors influencing fashion follows the design process.
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.
Financial Life Skills explores the themes of managing money and income, setting financial goals, and managing financial risk , at Level 7 of the Financial Capabilities Framework.
This course is split into two semesters: students can take just one course or both.
Semester 1 - NZ environment Semester 2 - Current global issues and crime
Sem 1 - 8 Interna Credits, 4 External Sem 2 - 6 Interna Credits, 4 External This course is split into two semesters: students cantake just one course or both.
This course extends the knowledge you gained in level 1. It is project-based with a wide range of skills open to you. You get to choose and negotiate with the teacher the terms of your projects.
In this course you investigate influences, consequences and strategies within a range of health issues.
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.
Here you develop the skills needed to work in the industry at an entry level, including gaining a barista qualification. Gain credits towards a hospitality qualification.
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.
This course moves at your pace. It is mostly internally assessed, with one external exam. The course provides a pathway to 13MAT and 13MAS.
This internally-assessed course builds on skills gained in Year 11 as well as introducing new concepts. It is aimed at students who have gained some Level 1 AS credits but who are not fully prepared for 12MAT.
This course is designed for students who wish to continue Maths to a higher level. It is excellent preparation for NCEA Level 3 Calculus and Statistics and a Science pathway.
Develop knowledge and skills in character design. Apply animation methods by filming and digitally painting frames to create an animation.
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
In this course you are introduced to a variety of outdoor pursuits.
This is a practical course for students who want to develop skills and techniques needed to paint and make pictures. You will develop skills to think and talk about the drawing and painting process.
Sem 1 - Work Ready Skills: Exp lore potential career pathways and gain valuble skills and resources to support your pathway into employment. Sem 2 - Life Skills: Develop an understanding of the types of skills required to sup port a successful transition in to life beyond school.
Semester 1 Internal credits 8 Semester 2 Internal credits 9
This course explores fundamental views about the universe and our place in it.
This is a practical course for art students to develop the skills and techniques needed to make photographs and to develop skills to think analytically and make a body of photographic work.
This course extends the skills gained in Level 1. You focus on biophysical principles, leadership strategies and event management.
This course gives you a grounding for career pathways like aviation, medicine and engineering. Some mathematics understanding is needed.
Explore and develop a range of different ways of drawing appropriate to printmaking. Gain knowledge and skills in processes that relate to etching, woodcut, collagraph, monoprint and more.
You investigate a variety of psychological methods and perspectives in order to develop an understanding of human behaviour.
Connected curriculum with art and technology. Explore types of established sculpture and a variety of skills from welding, casting glass to knitting. Then develop work and processes based on a theme relevant to you.
Are you a budding Greta Thunberg in the making? Do you want to engage in social action and use media to awaken society to the issues it faces? Through this Social Action Media course, you gain the knowledge and skills to conceive, plan, design and make media products that engage audiences in the local and global issues of our times. The course is a one semester course designed to progressively prepare students to become skilled in a form of social action media production, chosen by the student. Above else, you would ideally be openminded, committed and interested.
In this course you engage with sport and fitness in a range of contexts.
ONE SEMESTERS COURSE. RUNS BOTH SEMESTERS 1 OR 2 (REPEATED)
This course allows students to engage with Level 2 Statistics within the context of their choosing to see how Statistics can be used to aid trainers and coaches. This is a half year course only and should not be taken in conjunction with other Year 12 Maths classes.
This course is repeated: students can only take it once in one semester. 1 SEMESTER COURSE. RUNS BOTH SEMESTERS 1 or 2 (Repeated)
Learn about the New Zealand tourism industry in a domestic and international context.
This course is f or Year 13 students who have already studied Level 2 English and need to complete the Level 2 Writing Folio.
This course introduces you to the technical skills needed to direct and produce theatre and film projects. It also helps you develop the practical skills needed for make up, costume and prop design.
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.
CTC is a trades-based programme that operates out of Ara. You have access to the latest workshops, equipment and professional trades tutors two days a week. You also study three subjects of your choice at Hagley. You will be required to complete approximately 60-100 hours of work experience.
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.
Gateway is a flexible programme that sits alongside your regular school timetable. It offers you a structured workplace experience in an area of your choice. You will gain credits through completing book work and attending offsite courses. This programme is only available to 16-19 year olds and is subject to interview.
Nau mai ki te whānau! Join our Whānau Kapa Haka; students of all year levels are welcome! This course is for everyone regardless of your experience and will introduce you to the world of Māori Performing Arts. Expand your skills and confidence, with the goal of performing as a group at the Kapa Haka regional competitions later in the year. Over the year you can gain between 18 - 30 credits across NCEA Levels 2 and 3.
Are you into performing and playing music? Are you looking for a course to enable you to be a full-time musician? These courses have been designed for students who have a passion, ability and a strong interest in a career in music. It enables them to fully immerse themselves while working toward a National Certificate in Music and NCEA Levels 2 or 3.
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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