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.
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.
Sem1 Let’s Take Action - Nutrition f or Individual Needs Some members of our community may require different foods for health, religion or ethical reasons. Students will research and demonstrate how meals could be adap ted to be healthy and affordable to meet individual nutritional needs in a collaborative class programme. Sem 2 - Our community - How f ar does your f ood travel? Not everyone in New Zealand can afford to eat regular, healthy food. This course discusses ideas and attitudes linked to food security and how this relates to the provision of food for New Zealand families.
Semester 1 - 10 Internal credits Semester 2 - 3 Internal credits, 4 External credits This course is split into two semesters: students can take just one course or both.
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.
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.
In this course you explore traditional, historical and environmental elements for inspiration to create inspiring garments.
Learn about the interactions of plants and animals with each other and their environment as well as the processes behind the development of new species.
Build the young entrepreneur in you! This course gives you a broad understanding and practical experience of running your own business.
This course is excellent preparation for university study in several areas, such as Maths, Physics or Engineering
This course develops skills and understanding of the structure and properties of chemicals and their reactions. This work is needed for tertiary study and can lead to science-based careers.
The Individual Child: In the course you develop an appreciation and respect for young children and learn to recognise that each child is unique.
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 builds on 12 CSI and can lead on to tertiary study as well as being a useful introduction to many career pathways in software, and network engineering.
This course builds on the previous year’s course to extend and prepare Design students for university or higher study.
This course builds on the skills learnt in Level 2, with a stronger focus on how to become a professional performer. Explore a variety of theatre styles through performing and scripting your own work. You also perform in a major production at the end of the year.
This course can lead to tertiary study in the fastest growing research areas.
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.
This subject studies some of the major natural and cultural processes that are affecting the world we live in.
In this course you look at current health issues in New Zealand and internationally.
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 designed for those who want to extend their interest in Hospitality and food preparation. You will be able to gain credits that will prepare you for a pathway in the hospitality industry.
10 credits at Level 2 Hospitality
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.
In this course you examine leadership through exploring your own passions and strengths.
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.
This course provides a grounding in a selection of topics from both the Calculus and Statistics domains.
(external credits available for night school only)
This course extends the skills learned in Level 2 with a wide range of options available in performance and written music.
In this course you plan, perform and evaluate a variety of expeditions. You will need water confidence for this course.
19+ Camp and specialised instructor fees will apply
This course is a practical course that teaches teh skills of picture making, painting and developing your ideas. The course will teach skills for students who want a pathway on to careers and tertiary courses in Visual Arts.
If you read fashion magazines and wish you could recreate the styles you see, then pattern drafting is the course for you.
Take home components
This course aims to develop the use of logical thinking, cultivate the capacity to question and stimulate a love of learning and inquiry.
This is a course for advanced arts student who want a pathway to tertiary courses in the visual arts. It is a practical photography course which teaches key skills within the scope of photography.
In this course you use biophysical principles in selected sports to analyse and evaluate performance.
This course leads to tertiary study in Physics and other areas. It is desirable that you have good Maths skills.
Explore and develop a range of different ways of making pictures appropriate to printmaking.Extend your knowledge and skills in processes that relate to etching, woodcut, collagraph, monoprint and more.
This course encourages independent exploration of psychological themes in depth.
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.
Extend your work by reinventing ideas and methods to create new sculptures.
Connected curriculum with art and technology.
In this course you will improve your understanding and application of sports management within a variety of contexts.
19+ Specialised Training programme fees will apply
This course is excellent preparation for many Maths, Science & Commerce tertiary courses that rely on statistics.
Investigate the global tourism industry, considering knowledge and skills required to meet travellers’ needs in New Zealand and abroad. The course provides a good foundation for a tertiary programme.
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.
Take your Dance training to the next level. Extend your Dance technique choreography and performance experience to prepare for tertiary studies. This is for students who are experienced in dance who are able to work at a higher level.
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.
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.
Are you aiming for university study in 2023?
Use our course search to help you discover some of the amazing subjects Hagley has to offer. Fill in whichever boxes you like and click search when you are ready!