Year 9 Subject Selection
Year 9 Student Requirements
Students study a range of subjects in Year 9 to give them a foundational understanding of the eight learning areas of the New Zealand Curriculum; The Arts, English, Mathematics, Physical Education & Health, Social Sciences, Science, and Technology. Some subjects will be studied for a whole year, some for half a year, and others will be studied in a short rotation of approximately 10 weeks each.
Compulsory full-year subjects in Year 9 are:
Mathematics & Statistics
Physical Education & Health
The compulsory termly rotation subjects in Year 9 are:
The optional termly rotation subjects in Year 9 are:
Dance OR Drama
Hard Material Technology OR Designs and Visual Communication (Graphics)
Year 9 students also study two languages for half a year each. They include Chinese, French, Japanese, Spanish, and Te Reo Māori. There is also the option of taking Te Reo Māori for a full year instead of doing two language options.