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Junior Compulsory Subjects

All students take these subjects in Years 9 & 10

English – Year 9, 9EG

DescriptionAssessmentVoluntary ContributionNoteTo Discuss Contact
In Year 9 English you will study a range of books; poems, short stories and films, including Shakespeare and NZ literature. You will also complete; writing, speaking and presenting activities which show your understanding. There is a strong focus on enjoying the learning process and the development of reading and writing skills in Year 9.You will set learning goals and build a portfolio of evidence, drawn from your course work. Progress, based on the evidence in your portfolio, will be determined each term in consultation with the teacher.You might have small costs for any special trips or performancesEnglish is compulsory in Year 9. This course leads to Year 10 EnglishMs Eade

English – Year 10, 10EG

DescriptionAssessmentVoluntary ContributionNoteTo Discuss Contact
In Year 10 English you will complete a range of text studies that develop the core English skills of analysis, interpretation, and literacy, and again, the focus is on enjoying the process of learning. These will all help you gain a solid foundation for success in Level 1 NCEA.Like Year 9, you will set learning goals and build a portfolio of evidence, drawn from your course work. Progress, based on the evidence in your portfolio, will be determined each term in consultation with the teacher. We hope by the end of this year this process will have enabled you to develop an understanding of what good work in English looks like.Classes visit the Katherine Mansfield House as part of their studies and this costs $8English is compulsory in Year 10. This course leads to Year 11 English.Ms Eade

Mathematics – Year 9, 9MS

Mathematics – Year 10, 10MS

Science – Year 9, 9SC

Science – Year 10, 10SC

Social Studies – Year 9, 9SS

Social Studies – Year 10, 10SS

Physical Education / Health – Year 9, 9PE

Physical Education / Health – Year 10, 10PE