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Learn the basic skills of running a business, including developing an understanding of financial reporting and of the analysis of financial information.
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.
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. You will also be led through improvisation tasks to further develop your own movement style. 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 as a makers' collective where your best work will be displayed, or offered for sale.
MATERIAL COST Plus extra materials as you use them
Increase your confidence with your digital Mirrorless or D-SLR camera. 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: Approximately four classes will be deferred to a weekend day for practical teaching (3 hours' maximum per class). Also approximately four classes will be taken off site during the scheduled evening times for practical teaching. On-going lab printing costs throughout the year. Plus 3 components (attendance optional). Three away field trips during the year (1x full weekend, 2x 1 weekend day trip). At times, additional learning opportunities may arise, which will lead to amended class schedules or extra curricular activities being scheduled.
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.
MATERIAL COST: Field trips and on-going lab printing costs throughout the year. PLEASE NOTE: Approximately four classes will be deferred to a weekend day for practical teaching (3 hours maximum per class). Also approximately 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.
Learn to communicate in English and participate in New Zealand life. Develop your confidence to use English in everyday situations.
Improve your formal English to work toward study at tertiary level. Practice using English for study and for the workplace.
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.
This programme runs from late June to early November. Fast Path is a collaboration with the University of Canterbury (UC) that offers a pathway to an Engineering or Product Design degree. During your time at Hagley, you will complete a Physics and Maths integrated course in our After 3 programme that will prepare you for future study at UC. Upon successful completion, this will lead you to the next stage, a Certificate of University Preparation (CUP) at UC. Successful completion of the CUP course in relevant subjects (Maths, Physics and/or Chemistry) would then mean you can enrol in a first year Engineering course or Product Design course.
Support: Advice and guidance from early on in your pathway about study options and the demands and expectations, particularly in Mathematics. Skill development: During stage 1 and 2, you'll be encouraged to develop study habits and strategies for success at degree level. Connections: • Grow an established network of fellow students through the cohort progressing together. • Throughout the stages of the pathway you'll be introduced to, and become increasingly familiar with, UC Campus and people.
Develop your culinary skills in a range of exciting cooking styles including Asian food, Spanish and Mediterranean 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 real, non-processed foods to improve overall health and wellbeing and waste-free cooking.
A participatory, interactive course with the goal of communicating with French speakers. Develop foundational skills in French language; Learn to introduce yourself in French, use functional language for a variety of situations 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.
MATERIAL COST Approx, $26 for Grammar workbook.
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.)
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.
Explore the essential elements of jazz harmony and performance. Build on your existing knowledge and establish a firm understanding of music elements. Develop your capacity to play tunes and create solos in live performance settings. Perform tunes you have studied in small groups which provide an authentic and supportive learning environment.
PLEASE NOTE: This After 3 class runs Monday (5pm – 8pm) and Thursday (choose between two options, 3:30pm – 6pm OR 5pm – 8pm).
Learn the basics of Korean language and communicate confidently using familiar everyday expressions in a range of situations. Express yourself in a friendly environment and develop multi-lingual skills for the future. Experience Korean culture such as food, music and customs.
Develop your Korean language skills and build your confidence in speaking and understanding the Korean language and culture in familiar contexts.
Further develop your Korean language skills and build your proficiency in a variety of situations. Improve your reading and writing skills from the structured texts and reading materials.
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.
Learn about the intricacies of running a community organisation and how to keep on top of the paperwork within the new compliance environment.
Learn some basic jewellery making skills as you use readily available materials to craft one-off objects.
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.
MATERIAL COST Printing costs throughout the year
Explore a variety of printmaking processes and techniques. This course offers advanced printmaking techniques and an expressive means towards exploring and creating your own subject matter.
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.
Do you have an interest in science learning or a career in Science? This course will help you improve your understanding of Level 2 Science topics in the areas of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Earth and Space Science.
Learn basic New Zealand 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. New Zealand Sign Language.
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.
To achieve Level 2: you will need to attend Deaf Club for a minimum of 3 events, attend 2 communication evening events and 1-day trip (encompassing the Deaf history in New Zealand.)
Continue to develop your fluency and confidence using NZSL. Learn to have a more in-depth natural conversation or discussion.
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.
Please Note: For further information, please check http://dele.cervantes.es/en/learn_spanish/dele_information.html.
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.
Are you aiming for university study in 2023?
Internal credits 11 NCEA Level 4 credits available are from English for Academic Purposes standards.
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.
Take your sewing to the next level. Learn advanced sewing techniques, and develop a deeper understanding of patterns, fabrics and garment construction. Sew a variety of samples and garments to develop your skill and creativity. Gain the skills and confidence to create more complex and customised garments.
Design, plan and manufacture wooden items and furniture. Develop your skills with hand tools and machinery through individual project work.
MATERIAL COST plus wood as required for larger projects
Continue to develop your cabinet-making and product design skills. Create bespoke furniture and/or products and learn to market your work for sale.
MATERIAL COST plus wood as required for larger projects
Do you want to take your writing seriously and be guided and extended? Since 2007, the Writers’ Institute has offered a challenging and stimulating programme for adult writers in Ōtautahi.
For further information or to apply please contact: e: firstname.lastname@example.org w: www.hagleywriters.net
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.
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