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2017 Course selection

Before you make your decision on the courses that you would like to study in 2017, find out as much information as you can about NCEA courses, approved subjects and careers by referring to:                                  
For NCEA Level 1:
Year 11 students can study six courses in 2017:
  • Mathematics and English (or ESOL) are compulsory.
  • Science is highly recommended as an option to keep pathways open for NCEA Level 2 and beyond (see the table below for Science options)
  • Physical Education & Health is recommended

    During Level 1 students work with their Learning Advisors to help them plan their career pathways and ensure they are taking courses that will lead them in the direction they wish to follow. The college is able to personalise programmes based on student needs. 

    For NCEA Level 2 & 3:
    In NCEA Level 2, specialisation based on strengths, interests and career aspirations is encouraged. 
    Click HERE to download The NCEA Level 2 & 3 course selection guide for 2017.

    Curriculum Map for  2017: 
    Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
     Accounting  Accounting  Accounting 
    Technology (Hard Materials)Industrial Design Technology
     Industrial Design Technology
     Visual Art

    Visual Art - Design
    Visual Art - Painting 
      Visual Art -Photography
    Visual Art -Design
      Visual Art - Painting 
      Visual Art - Photography
     Business Studies  Business Studies
     Business Studies
     Dance  Dance  Dance
     Design and Visual Communication  Design and Visual Communication  Design and Visual Communication
     Digital Technology Computer Science
    Visual Art - Design (by negotiation)

     Drama  Drama  Drama
     Economics  Economics  Economics
     English
     ESOL
     English
     ESOL
     English
     ESOL
    English Multi-level (focus on UE literacy with L2 &L3)

     Media Studies
      Media Studies
     Food Technology  Food Technology
     Hospitality
     Food Technology
     Hospitality
     Geography  Geography
     Geography
     History  History  History
    Languages**  Languages** Languages**
     Mathematics  Mathematics

      Mathematics with Statistics
     Calculus
    Mathematics
     Statistics
     Music  Music  Music
    Physical Education & Health
    (with Duke of Edinburgh)
     Physical Education 

     Physical Education

      Sports Studies 



      Science   Biology
     Chemistry
     Physics
     Biology
     Chemistry
     Physics
     Gateway, STAR and trades courses
    (available through the careers department)
    Gateway  & STAR


    Courses listed above are offered subject to numbers.

    **Our Languages offering is limited at the moment. We offer courses in conjunction with off-site providers using online environments. We generally offer courses in Chinese, French, Spanish and Japanese, but may be able to assist with courses in other NCEA Language studies.