Year 9

All Year 9 students will study from the eight Learning Areas as per the New Zealand Curriculum: The Arts, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Health and Physical Education, Languages and Technology.

All students take a full year course in English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education and Health.  They also take either termly or half year rotations of Technologies, Creative Arts & Enterprise and Languages. 

Termly rotation of
•Food, Textiles, Digital Technology
•Students select DVCT OR Hard Materials Technology

Creative Arts & Enterprise
Termly rotation of
•Art, Music, Financial Capabilities
•Students select Dance OR Drama

Two half year courses selected from the following options:

  • Te Reo Māori
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Japanese

OR a full-year Te Reo Māori course

It is important you choose carefully as changes are not possible after timetabling has commenced in November. 

If you have applied for STEAM, CYGNET or MUSIC ACADEMY, your courses will be changed automatically on acceptance to these programmes.  

Courses in this Department