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Digital Technologies – Year 11, 11DT

DescriptionAssessmentPre-requisitesVoluntary contributionLeads toQualification availableTo discuss contact
This course is organised into two projects – programming and web development. You will then learn the foundations of programming with Python - an extremely relevant skill in the digital world we live in. In the web development module you will learn about what makes a successful website and then design and create a website using HTML and CSS, integrating modern web design principles and images edited or created in Adobe Photoshop. The development of your site will be managed using an agile methodology.A mixture of internal and external assessment will be offered in this courseNil$20 for materials and printingYear 12 Digital TechnologiesNCEA Level 1Mr Ny

Digital Technologies – Year 12, 12DT

DescriptionAssessmentPre-requisitesVoluntary contributionLeads toQualification availableTo discuss contact
In Year 12 Digital Technologies you will advance your programming skills by building modular programs and modifying data stored in collections. The second project involves designing and developing a website. The pages of the website will be generated dynamically with content fetched from a database using SQL and PHP. The development of the site will involve an agile methodology and industry standard source control, as well as efficient image manipulation in Photoshop.A mixture of internal and external assessment will be offered in this course12 credits in Year 11 Digital Technologies or by negotiation with the Head of Department.$20 for materials and printingYear 13 Digital Technologies, Year 13 Digital Design Technologies, Year 13 Applied material Science technology.NCEA Level 2Mr Ny

Digital Technologies – Year 13, 13DT

DescriptionAssessmentPre-requisitesVoluntary contributionLeads toQualification availableto discuss contact
This course extends on the knowledge around responsive website design and writing complex computer programs. The first project will involve developing a program using object-oriented programming and developing an interactive program by writing the code for a graphical user interface. You will then develop a website focusing on database design, user experience, version control, and agile development methods. A mixture of internal and external assessment will be offered in this courseAt least 10 Credits at Level 2 Digital Technologies; or by negotiation with the Head of Department.$20 for materials and printingTertiary studyNCEA Level 3Mr Ny

Digital Design Technologies – Year 12, 12DDT

DescriptionAssessmentPre-requisitesVoluntary contributionLeads toQualification availableto discuss contact
This course offers opportunities for you to show creativity and to develop a skill base in digital design technologies. You will utilise digital technologies, notably the Adobe Creative Suite, to create branding, social media content, digital marketing, videos and animation.This course is fully internally assessedA Technology subject or HOD approval$20 for materials and printingYear 13 Digital Design Technologies, Year 13 Applied Design TechnologyNCEA Level 2Ms Clement

Digital Design Technologies – Year 13, 13DDT

DescriptionAssessmentPre-requisitesVoluntary contributionLeads toQualification availableTo discuss contact
This course offers opportunities for you to show creativity and to further develop a skill base in digital technologies. You will produce a range of imagery that combines print and digital media. You will also learn digital illustration techniques and how to create images and pages for web publication.This course is fully internally assessedA Technology subject or HOD approvalCost of printing completed assessments, approximately $30Tertiary studyNCEA Level 3Ms Clement

Fashion and Textiles Technology – Year 11, 11FTT

DescriptionAssessmentPre-requisitesVoluntary contributionSpecialist equipmentLeads toQualification availableTo discuss contact
The course offers opportunities for students interested in design and fashion and has been developed to extend the technological approach of planning, design and construction skills established in Y10 Fashion and Textiles Technology. You will develop skills in design, exploration of textile processes, construction processes and sustainable practice. The difficulty and extent of the practical work completed is dependent on the ability and commitment of the student.A mixture of internal and external assessment will be offered in this courseY10 Fashion and Textiles Technology$80 for take home materials and additional costs for drawing media and other resources for practical projectsAccess to a sewing machine out of school hours is beneficialYear 12 Fashion and Textiles Technology OR Year 12 Applied Material Science TechnologyNCEA Level 1Ms Clement

Fashion and Textiles Technology – Year 12, 12FTT

DescriptionAssessmentPre-requisitesVoluntary contributionSpecialist equipmentLeads toQualification availableTo discuss contact
The course offers opportunities for students interested in design and fashion and has been developed to extend the technological approach of planning, design and construction skills established in Level 1 Fashion and Textiles Technology. You will develop skills in the research of design, exploration of textile processes, advanced construction processes and sustainable practice. The difficulty and extent of the practical work completed is dependent on the ability and commitment of the student.A mixture of internal and external assessment will be offered in this course12 credits in Level 1 Fashion and Textiles Technology$80 for take home materials and additional costs for drawing media and other resources for practical projectsAccess to a sewing machine out of school hours is beneficialYear 13 Fashion and Textiles Technology OR Year 13 Applied design TechnologyNCEA Level 2Ms Clemet

Fashion and Textiles Technology – Year 13, 13FTT

DescriptionAssessmentPre-requisitesVoluntary contributionSpecialist equipmentLeads toQualification availableTo discuss contact
This course extends your knowledge, understanding and capabilities in all areas of fashion and textiles technology where you will explore a range of contexts to produce innovative design solutions. You will further develop skills in research, design, pattern drafting and complex garment construction skills. You will be encouraged to work with greater independence, to show initiative, to be resourceful, innovative and creative in the technological design process.A mixture of internal and external assessment will be offered in this course12 credits in Level 2 Fashion and Textiles Technology$80 for take home materials and additional costs for drawing media and other resources for practical projectsAccess to a sewing machine out of school hours is beneficialTertiary studyNCEA Level 3Ms Clement

Product and Spatial Design Technology – Year 11, 11PST

DescriptionAssessmentPre-requisitesVoluntary contributionLeads toQualification availableTo discuss contact
The focus of this course is on the generation and development of design ideas through visual communication techniques that lead to quality outcomes. You will develop skill and confidence in sketching, modelling and computer aided design. There are three major projects that cover jewellery design, architecture and digital presentation design.A mixture of internal and external assessment will be offered in this courseYear 10 Product and Spatial Design Technology or Year 10 Fashion and Textiles Technology$75.00 for take home materials and additional costs for drawing materials and other resources for practical projectsYear 12 Product and Spatial Design Technology, Year 12 Digital Design TechnologiesNCEA Level 1Ms Clement

Product and Spatial Design Technology – Year 12, 12PST

DescriptionAssessmentPre-requisitesVoluntary contributionLeads toQualification availableTo discuss contact
The focus of this course is on the generation and refinement of design ideas through visual communication techniques that lead to quality outcomes. You will develop sketching and functional modelling skills and confidence working with a range of traditional and digital processes. There are three major projects that cover lighting, spatial and presentation design.A mixture of internal and external assessment will be offered in this course12 credits in Level 1 Product and Spatial Design Technology$80.00 for take home materials and additional costs for drawing materials and other resources for practical projectsYear 13 Product and Spatial Design Technology OR Year 13 Applied Design TechnologyNCEA Level 2Ms Clement

Product and Spatial Design Technology – Year 13, 13PST

DescriptionAssessmentPre-requisitesVoluntary contributionLeads toQualification availableTo discuss contact
The focus of this course is on the initiation and resolution of design ideas through visual communication techniques that lead to quality outcomes. You will build on your visual communication and functional modelling skills and confidence working with a range of materials and processes. There are three major projects that cover product, exhibition and spatial design.A mixture of internal and external assessment will be offered in this course12 credits in Level 2 Product and Spatial Design Technology$80.00 for take home materials and additional costs for drawing materials and other resources for practical projectsTertiary studyNCEA Level 3Ms Clement

Applied Science in Product & Design Technology – 13, 13APS

DescriptionAssessmentPre-requisitesVoluntary contributionLeads toQualification availableTo discuss contact
The Applied Science in Product & Design Technology course was developed with the future in mind and – like the future – it continues to evolve. The curriculum keeps up with changes in technology, responding to new ideas or new ways of thinking. It is multidisciplinary – bringing together product design, digital and material technologies, and knowledge from the sciences, especially chemistry. Your learning is project-based within the studio environment and innovative in its approach where you will be encouraged to take responsibility for your learning. A mixture of internal and external assessment and Technology Scholarship will be offered in this courseAn interest in Chemistry or a Level 2 Technology; or by negotiation with the Head of Technology/Science$80 for take home materials and additional costs for drawing media and other resources for practical projects Tertiary studyTechnology Scholarship, NCEA Level 3Ms Clement