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International Student Course Restrictions

International students should be advised that they are not eligible to participate in fully funded STAR or GATEWAY courses because these courses are only funded for New Zealand residents. Examples of courses that are fully funded are PAT and all GATEWAY courses. In addition Sports Academy, the First Aid component of Year 12 Health, and the Year 13 Philosophy university course are STAR funded and are therefore not eligible for International students. Course information should make this clear at the start of the year.

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Course and Credits

At Level 1 and Level 2, apart from a few special programmes, courses offer between 18 and 22 credits. There is more flexibility at Level 3. In exceptional circumstances some students may be withdrawn from some credits in a course or have the opportunity to take extra credits. At Level 3, to help ensure students gain UE, extra credits may be offered.

Some subjects offer students the chance to take some Level 1 standards in Year 10, although these will not be credited until Year 11. These are noted in separate chart in the course book entries for these subjects.

Equipment Required

In al l senior courses students will need to bring their own ICT device, with keyboard, to every lesson.

Key to Charts

Achievement Standards – in regular font

Unit Standards in italicised font

Internals – at the start of the charts in unshaded boxes

Externals – at the end of the charts in shaded boxes

Course Title: Level 1 Accounting

Course Description:

  • Promote knowledge and understanding of accounting as a financial language for individuals, households, community organisations and sole proprietor businesses
  • Develop key competencies in a range of financial contexts
  • Apply financial knowledge and key competencies to practical situations
  • Interpret Financial Information of sole proprietor businesses

Course Structure

  • Students will select some of the NCEA standards listed below. They will sit ⅔ externals offered in this course.
  • Students will complete a minimum of 18 credits.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student Friendly Name
For Standard
90977 3 Process financial transactions for a small entity 5 Class Test No No Internal Processing transactions
90981 3 Make a financial decision for an individual or group 3 Assignment Yes No Internal Financial decision making
90976 3 Demonstrate an understanding of the accounting concepts for a small entity 3 Exam Yes No External Accounting concepts
90978 3 Prepare financial statements for sole proprietors 5 Exam No No External Sole Proprietors’ financial statement
90980 3 Interpret accounting information For sole proprietors 4 Exam Yes No External Interpretation

Other Information

Costs: $50 for Workbook and Revision Book

Equipment Required: Calculator

Course Title: Level 1 Visual Art (Route A)

The course will involve studying the different approaches to art making of selected NZ and International artists to inform the student’s’ own artistic development

Course Structure

  • Students will complete the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete a minimum of 18 credits.

Assessment

Assessed in Year 10, then credited in Year 11

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
AS90917 3 Produce a finished
work that
demonstrates skills
appropriate to
cultural
conventions
4 Research and
Pop Art
Sculpture
No No Internal Visual Arts 1.5

Assessed in Year 11

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90914 3 Use drawing
methods for
recording
information using
wet and dry media
4 Drawings,
mixed media
and paint
studies
No No Internal Level 1 drawing
standard
90915 3 Use drawing
conventions to
develop work in
more than one
field of practice
6 Drawings,
mixed media
painting and
photograms
No No Internal Level 1 two fields
of practice
90916 3 Produce a body of
work using a range
of media
12 2 x A1 folio No No External Level 1 folio
boards

 

Other Information

Costs: $55

Equipment Required:All materials and resources supplied by the Department


Course Title: Level 1 Visual Art (Route B)

Course Description:

  • This internal standards course will encourage students to generate and build strong practical skills and demonstrate knowledge of art, artists, processes and critical thinking
  • Students will study a variety of approaches to drawing and thinking in three dimensions and mixed media under the broad theme of ‘Our Place/Identity’. At this level, all students will follow a class based programme.
  • An important aspect of the course will involve studying the different approaches to art making of selected NZ and International artists to inform the student’s own artistic development.
  • This option will run concurrently with the Level 1 Option A course

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete a maximum of 18 credits.

Assessed in Year 10, then credited in Year 11

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90917 3 Produce a finished
work that
demonstrates skills
appropriate to
cultural
conventions
4 Research and
Pop Art
Sculpture
(2d/3D)
No No Internal Visual Arts 1.5

Assessed in Year 11

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90914 3 Use drawing
methods for
recording
information using
wet and dry media
4 Drawings,
mixed media
and paint
studies
No No Internal Level 1 drawing
standard
90915 3 Use drawing
conventions to
develop work in
more than one
field of practice
6 Drawings,
mixed media
painting and
photograms
No No Internal Level 1 two fields
of practice
90917 3 Produce a finished work
that demonstrates skills
appropriate to cultural
conventions
4 Self portrait
unit (2D/3D)
No No Internal Level 1 cultural
conventions
90918 3 Demonstrate knowledge of
media and methods used to
produce art works
4 Promotional
poster
Yes No Internal Level 1 (Art
History) Media
standard

Other Information

Costs:$55.00

Equipment Required: All materials and resources supplied by the Department

Course Title: Level 1 Classical Studies

Course Description: A look at the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome

  • Examine the relationship between ancient Greeks and the Olympian Gods
  • Read and analyse Sophocles’ “Antigone”
  • Analyse selected pieces of art and architecture from ancient Rome. These include buildings, mosaics and wall paintings.
  • Look the impact of Roman architecture on a sports venue in NZ

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete 20 credits.

Assessment

Standard
Number
>Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91024 3 Demonstrate understanding of socio-relationships in the classical world By Zeus! 6 Power point showing the relationship between Zeus and other Olympians and how that was reflected in Greek society Yes No Internal By Zeus!
>91025 3 Demonstrate understanding of the links between aspects of the classical world and another culture.
What do you do for fun?
6 Photo essay comparing an ancient Roman venue to a modern equivalent Yes No Internal What do you do for fun?
91021 2 Examine ideas and values of the classical world Sophocles’ “Antigone” 4 Extended paragraph writing using appropriate primary evidence Yes No External “Antigone”
91022 2 Demonstrate understanding of the significance of features of work(s) of art in the classical world. 4 Discussion of Artworks in the form of extended paragraphs and/or bullet pointed notes. Diagrams and annotated sketches may be used in support Yes No External Roman Art and Architecture

Other Information

Costs: None

Equipment Required: None

Course Title: Level 1 Dance

Course Description:

  • Students learn dance technique and performance skills in two different genres of breakdance and contemporary dance.
  • Students develop choreography skills through the making of pair and group dances based on Kowhaiwhai Patterns and Making Connections.
  • Students study the origins of breakdance and investigate the influence of the socio-economic background on features of the dance style.
  • This course challenges students to develop self-discipline and practical skills in choreography and performance. It encourages creative thinking, self-management, attention to detail, collaboration and team-work – vital skills in any workplace.
  • Dance is available to Scholarship level and is a university entrance-approved subject.

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete 20 credits.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90858 1.1 2 Compose dance
sequences for given
briefs
6 Choreography No No Internal Compose
sequences
90002 1.2 6 Perform dance sequences 6 Performance No No Internal Perform Contemporary and Breakdance
90859 1.3 4 Demonstrate ensemble skills in a dance 4 Performance No No Internal Class Dance
90005 1.5 5 Demonstrate knowledge of a dance style or genre 4 Exam Yes No External Breakdance Exam

Other Information

Costs: $30 for live performance visits

Equipment Required: Track pants, t-shirt and exercise book

Course Title: Drama Level One

Course Description:

  • Identify and develop performance techniques
  • Use stimulus to devise a performance
  • Scripted performance
  • Class production

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete 18 credits; in Year 11, students who took Drama in Year 10 will already have completed 4 additional credits.

Assessment

Assessed in Year 10, then credited in Year 11

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90006 6 Apply drama
techniques in a
dramatic context
4 Performance and
written work
Yes No Internal Acting Techniques

Assessed in Year 11

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90997 2 Devise and perform
a Drama.
5 Performance Yes No Internal Devised Theatre
90999 2 Select and use
features of a
drama/theatre form
in a performance.
4 Performance and
Written Work
Yes No Internal Theatre Form
90009 6 Perform an acting
role in a scripted
production.
5 Performance and
Written Work
Yes No Internal Production
90998 2 Demonstrate
understanding of
features of a
drama/theatre form.
4 Written Exam Yes No External Exams on Theatre
Form

Other Information

Costs: $100 (to cover the cost of a range of theatre trips to enhance the students’ experience of theatre in its various forms)

Equipment Required: Comfortable clothing so you can move. Access to your Google Apps for Education.

Course Title: Level 1 Economics

Course Description:

  • The economic behaviour of individuals, households and firms, and their interaction in the marketplace
  • Understanding of the choices and consequences relevant to Consumers, Producers and Government
  • Supply and Demand
  • How a market works
  • How an economy works

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the internal NCEA standards listed below. They will sit ⅔ external standards on offer.
  • Students will complete 20 credits.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90984 3 Demonstrate understanding of decisions a producer makes about production. 5 Report Yes No Internal Producers
90988 3 Demonstrate understanding of the interdependence of sectors of the New Zealand economy. 3 Project Yes No Internal Interdependence
90983 3 Demonstrate understanding of consumer choices using ‘demand’. 4 Examination Yes No External Demand
90985 3 Demonstrate understanding of producer choices using ‘supply’. 3 Examination Yes No External Supply
90986 3 Demonstrate understanding of how consumer, producer and/or government choices affect society using ‘market equilibrium’. 5 Examination Yes No External The market

Other Information

Costs: A workbook ($25), revision book ($20), subscription to the eLearn Economics website ($10), Field Trip expenses ($15 in 2017)

Equipment Required: 1B5 exercise book

Course Title: Level 1 Economics

Course Description:

  • Course covers all aspects of the English curriculum
  • Students may be offered a choice of task as part of this programme
  • Personal reading and Speech are assessed in year 10. A further assessment opportunity (FAO) for speaking is offered in term 3 of the year 11 programme

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will have completed 7 credits in year 10, then attempt 18 credits in year 11.

Assessment

Assessed in year 10, then credited in year 11:

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90854 2 Form personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence 4 Six written responses Yes No Internal Personal response to texts
90857 2 Construct and deliver an oral text 3 Speech Yes No Internal Speech

Assessed in year 11:

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90052
90053
5 5 Produce creative writing
Or
Produce formal writing
(teacher choice)
3 Writing
portfolio
Yes No Internal Creative
writingFormal writing
90855 2 Create a visual text 3 Static image/
storyboard/short film etc.
Yes No Internal Create a
visual text
90852 2 Explain significant
connections(s) across texts,
using supporting evidence
4 Four logs and
a report
Yes No Internal Connections
90849 3 Show understanding of specified aspect(s) of studied written text 4 Exam essay Yes No External Written Text
essay
90850 3 Show understanding of specified aspect(s) of studies visual or oral text(s), using supporting evidence 4 Exam essay Yes No External Film Essay

Other Information

Costs: None

Equipment Required: Exercise book, refill, ring binder/clearfile

For further, up-to-date information on this course, see https://sites.google.com/a/wsc.school.nz/wsc-year-11-english/

Course Title: Level 1 Geography

Course Description:

Geography is the study of the environment as the home of people. It seeks to interpret the world and how it changes over time – past, present, and future. It explores the relationships and connections between people and both natural and cultural environments. Geography investigates the ways in which features are arranged on the earth’s surface. It describes and explains the patterns and processes that create them. At level 1, students will:

  • Study environments that have been shaped by extreme natural events: ( Tropical Cyclones in the SW Pacific and SE USA.)
  • Study environments that have been shaped by cultural forces and the sustainability of local, regional and global examples. (Sustainability of Waihi gold mining, a local issue
  • Study how people interact with natural and cultural environments and the consequences of these interactions. (Significance for people of olympic games venues, significance of river research to tourist activities on rivers, significance for people of local weather systems and tropical cyclones.)
  • Basic geographic skills and concepts are taught throughout the year within these topics

Course Structure

  • Students will select some of the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete a minimum of 19 credits.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91009 3 Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment 3 Poster with illustrated written response Yes No Internal “Waihi
91011 3 Conduct geographic research with direction 4 Illustrated written response Yes Yes Internal Testing Bradshaw stream model
91012 2 Describe aspects of a contemporary NZ geographic issue 3 Written response Yes No Internal To be decided
91013 2 Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale 3 Website Yes Internal Global Study
91007 3 Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s) 4 Short answers, maps, diagrams and extended paragraphs Yes No External Tropical Cyclones

Other Information

Costs: Compulsory day field trips in the local area, approximately $60. Optional overnight field trip to Waihi, approximately $160.

Equipment Required: Calculator, ruler, coloured pencils.

Course Title: Level 1 Geography

Course Description:

Geography is the study of the environment as the home of people. It seeks to interpret the world and how it changes over time – past, present, and future. It explores the relationships and connections between people and both natural and cultural environments. Geography investigates the ways in which features are arranged on the earth’s surface. It describes and explains the patterns and processes that create them. At level 1, students will:

  • This course leads on to the Level 2 Health course.
  • Throughout the course of study the students will develop interpersonal communication and decision-making skills; evaluate the impact that
    social and cultural factors have on relationships; consider how health issues influence the well-being of individuals, others and society;
    evaluate how the attitudes, values, actions and needs of other people/society influence them; develop goal setting skills to take action to
    enhance personal well-being; and develop knowledge and understanding of strategies to support well-being.

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete 20 credits.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90971 1.1 3 Take action to enhance an aspect of well-being. 3 Set and implement a personal goal. Evaluate the goal. Yes No Internal Taking Action
90973 1.4 3 Demonstrate understanding of interpersonal skills used to enhance relationships 5 Practical demonstrations Written analysis Yes No Internal Interpersonal skills
90974 1.5 4 Demonstrate understanding of strategies for promoting positive sexuality 4 Produce a pamphlet for youth Written analysis Yes No Internal Sexuality
91097 1.3 3 Demonstrate understanding of ways in which well-being can change and strategies to support well-being. 4 Written assessment. Yes No Internal Change
90975 1.6 3 Demonstrate understanding of issues to make health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations 4 Exam Yes No External Drugs

Other Information

Costs: None

Equipment Required: Equipment Required: A4 Ring binder and refill.

Course Title: Level 1 History

Course Description:

History is both knowledge based and skill based. Important writing and analytical skills are the focus for history students, beginning in Year 11 and continuing through to Year 13.
The course covers major events of the 20 th century and their connection to this country.
Students who complete this course will have a very good overview of the most significant causes and consequences of World War Two

  • What were the causes of World War Two? The Treaty of Versailles, the League of Nations, Hitler’s actions and the failed policy of appeasement
  • What were some of the significant consequences of that war? The effects of the bomb on the Japanese people, the creation of the United Nations, conflict in the Middle East and the Cold War.

We also look at

  • Conflict on the streets: the 1981 Springbok Tour.
  • Hiroshima and the nuclear issue: different perspectives

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete 20 credits.

Assessment

 

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90209 V3 Carry out an investigation of a
historical event or place, of
significance to New Zealanders
4 Research into the
Springbok Tour of
1981
Yes No Internal 1.1
90210 3 Demonstrate understanding of an
historical event, or place, of
significance to New Zealanders.
4 Creating an entry
for the NZ History
website
Yes No Internal 1.2
91004 3 Demonstrate understanding of
different perspectives of people in
an historical event of significance
to New Zealanders
4 The nuclear issue
and Hiroshima:
contrasting
perspectives.
Yes No Internal 1.4
91005 2 Describe the causes and
consequences of an historical
event
4 Exam essay Yes No External 1.5
91003 2 Interpret sources of an historical
event of significance to New
Zealanders
4 Exam –
Analysis of
various written
and visual texts
Yes No External 1.3

Costs: None
Equipment Required:
None

Course Title: Level 1 Chinese

Course Description:

  • This course is a one-year course and covers up to Level 6 of the NZ Curriculum
  • Topics covered include Talking about self, Family & Friends, School life, Holiday & Travel, Shopping, and Leisure activities.

It is expected that the students can

  • understand and produce more complex language.
  • communicate beyond the immediate context, for examples, past and future events.
  • understand and produce a variety of text types.

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete a total of 19 credits from the standards listed below.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90869 2 Give a spoken
presentation in
Chinese that
communicates a
personal response
4 Speaking No No Internal 1.2
90872 2 Write a variety of text
types in Chinese on
areas of most
immediate relevance
5 Writing portfolio No No Internal 1.5
90868 2 Demonstrate
understanding of a
variety of spoken
Chinese texts on
areas of most
immediate relevance
5 Listening No No External 1.1
90871 3 Demonstrate
understanding of a
variety of Chinese
texts on areas of most
immediate relevance
5 Reading No No External 1.4

Costs: course fee $20
Equipment required:
A4 size notebook or ring binder/folder, course workbook, personal device
Prerequisites:
Students need to have done Year 10 Chinese for a full year or at the discretion of the subject teacher.

Course Title: Level 1 French

Course Description:

  • This course covers up to Level 6 of the NZ Curriculum.
  • Topics include : hobbies, town, personality, house, food, health and fitness.

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below
  • Students will complete a total of 19 credits from the standards listed below.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90879 2 Give a spoken
presentation in French that
communicates a personal
response
4 Speaking No No Internal 1.2
90882 2 Write a variety of text types
in French on areas of most
immediate relevance
5 Writing portfolio,
with support of
resources
No No Internal 1.5
90878 2 Demonstrate
understanding of a variety
of spoken French texts on
areas of most immediate
relevance
5 Listening No No External 1.1
90881 2 Demonstrate
understanding of a variety
of French texts on areas of
most immediate relevance
5 Reading No No External 1.4

Costs: $20
Equipment required: electronic device, Studio2 Rouge workbook.
Prerequisites: Students need to have done a full Year 10 French programme or at the discretion of the subject teacher

Course Title: Level 1 Advanced Mathematics

Course Description:

  • This course involves 2 external achievement standards and the MCAT which is a national assessment sat in September each year
  • This course is an fast paced Mathematics course focused on not only cementing the key skills required for continued specialist study in both Calculus and Statistics, but also on developing higher levels of thinking and problem solving strategies
  • Students entering this course will be placed into 2 externals and the MCAT so their needs can be best met.
  • This course leads to all Level 2 Mathematics/Statistics courses

Course Structure

  • Students will select some of the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete a minimum of 19 credits in Year 11, and have already completed 7 credits in Year 10.

Assessment

NCEA Standards students have already taken in Year 10, and will be credited in 2018

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91026 3 Apply numerical
reasoning in solving
problems
4 Test No Yes Internal Number
91036 3 Use the statistical enquiry
cycle to
investigate bivariate
measurement data
3 In class
investigation
and short
report
Yes Yes Internal Bivariate Statistics

Assessed in Year 11

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91029 3 Apply linear algebra in
solving problems
3 Test No Yes Internal Linear algebra
91035 3 Investigate a given
multivariate dataset using
the statistical enquiry
cycle
4 In class
investigation
and short
report
Yes Yes Internal Multivariate
statistics
91027 3 Apply Algebraic
Procedures in solving
problems
4 Exam No Yes External Algebra MCAT
91031 3 Apply geometric
reasoning in solving
problems
4 Exam No Yes External Geometry
91037 3 Demonstrate
understanding of chance
and data
4 Exam No Yes External Chance & data

Costs: $30 Revision/homework resource
Equipment Required: Maths exercise book (Grid), Ruler, Scientific Calculator (we recommend the Casio fx82) OR its worth considering a Graphics Calculator (we recommend the Casio fx9750)

Course Title: Level 1 General Mathematics

Course Description:

  • This course involves 1 external achievement standard
  • This is a well-balanced course that is structured to ensure:
    • Students have the fundamental skill required to meet numeracy requirements and enhance statistical literacy
    • Students can have a successful pathway for further study in Mathematics or Statistics
  • This course leads to Level 2 Statistics OR General Mathematics (It does not lead to Level 2 Advanced Mathematics or Level 3 Calculus)

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete 20 credits

Assessment

NCEA Standards students have already taken in Year 10, and will be credited in 2018

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91026 3 Apply numerical
reasoning in solving
problems
4 Test – a FAO will be
available in the 2018
course
No Yes Internal Number
91036 3 Use the statistical enquiry
cycle to
investigate bivariate
measurement data
3 In class investigation
& short report – a FAO
will be available in the
2018 course
Yes Yes Internal Bivariate Statistics

Assessed in Year 11

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91029 3 Apply linear algebra in
solving problems
3 Test No Yes Internal Linear
algebra
91032 3 Apply right angled
triangles in solving
measurement problems
3 Practical
measuring
investigation
No Yes Internal Practical
trigonometry
& pythagoras
91038 3 Investigate situations
involving elements of
chance
3 Short in class
investigation and
report
Yes Yes Internal Probability
experiment
91037 3 Demonstrate
understanding of
chance and data
4 Exam No Yes External Chance &
data

Costs: $30 Revision/homework resource
Equipment Required: Maths exercise book (Grid), Ruler, Scientific Calculator (we recommend the Casio fx82)

Course Title: Level 1 Rumaki Pangarau

Course Description:

  • This course involves 2 external achievement standards
  • This course will cater for a range of student abilities to allow all students to make real progress and achieve to their potential.
  • Differentiation will take place in lessons and will be considered in the decisions on which standards each student will sit.
  • This course leads to all Level 2 Mathematics/Statistics courses

Course Structure

  • Students will select some or all of the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete a minimum of 18 credits.

Assessment

NCEA Standards students have already taken in Year 10, and will be credited in 2018

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91026 3 Apply numerical
reasoning in solving
problems
4 Test – a FAO will be
available in the 2018
course
No Yes Internal Number
91036 3 Use the statistical enquiry
cycle to
investigate bivariate
measurement data
3 In class investigation
& short report – a FAO
will be available in the
2018 course
Yes Yes Internal Bivariate Statistics

Assessed in Year 11

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91029 3 Apply linear algebra in
solving problems
3 Test No Yes Internal Linear
algebra
91032 3 Apply right angled
triangles in solving
measurement problems
3 Practical
measuring
investigation
No Yes Internal Practical
trigonometry
& pythagoras
91035 3 Investigate a given
multivariate dataset
using the statistical
enquiry cycle
4 In class
investigation and
short report
Yes Yes Internal Multivariate
statistics
91027 3 Apply Algebraic
Procedures in solving
problems
4 Exam No Yes External Algebra MCAT
91037 3 Demonstrate
understanding of
chance and data
4 Exam No Yes External Chance &
data

Costs: $30 Revision/homework resource
Equipment Required: Maths exercise book (Grid), Ruler, Scientific Calculator (we recommend the Casio fx82) OR its worth considering a Graphics Calculator (we recommend the Casio fx9750)

Course Title: Level 1 Media Studies

Course Description:

  • Media Studies includes the study of media and society, the creation of media products and an understanding of the way media texts are constructed.
  • Assessment methods for internal topics will be negotiated according to the strengths of students, the range of time available for assessment and as specified in the NZQA assessment conditions document for this subject.
  • Students may submit internal assessment in a variety of forms. For example, written report/essays, in a portfolio collected over time, oral presentations, in a web based form, presented on film

Course Structure

  • Students will complete a selection of the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete a minimum of 16 credits

Assessment

 

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90989 3 Demonstrate understanding of how individuals interact with the media 3 By negotiation Yes Yes Internal Audience
90990 3 Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s) 3 By negotiation Yes No Internal Close reading / Film
90993 3 Produce a design and plan for a media product using a specified range of conventions 3 Portfolio of planning documents Yes No Internal Planning/Music video
90994 3 Complete a media product using a specified range of conventions, from a design and plan 6 Short video (determined by student strengths and interests) Yes No Internal Production /Music Video
90996 3 Write media texts for a specific target audience 3 Written media text Yes No Internal
90991 3 Demonstrate understanding of the media coverage of a current issue or event 4 Written Essay Yes No External coverage
90992 3 Demonstrate understanding of characteristics of a media genre 4 Written Essay Yes No External

Costs: $20
Equipment Required: Access to own device, with keyboard and refill for note taking. NOTE: Although it is NOT a requirement (as we have sufficient editing computers in the department), students can edit on their laptops, provided they have Adobe Premiere Pro installed. Parents/Caregivers must check that the laptop is capable of running this programme if a student intends to use their device to edit.

Course Title: Level 1 Music

Course Description:

  • Students perform publicly three times in the year – the expected standard is 2 ½ years of tuition on their chosen instrument. Music from baroque, classical and recent times is studied and students prepare a collection of their own compositions
  • Students who take this course must learn an instrument either privately or through school.

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete 20 credits.

Assessment

 

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91090 3 Perform two pieces of music as a featured soloist 6 2 performances No No Internal Solo perform
91091 3 Demonstrate ensemble skills through performing a piece of music as a member of a group 4 1 performance No No Internal Group peform
91092 3 Compose two original pieces of music 6 Portfolio No No Internal Composition
91093 2 Demonstrate aural and theoretical skills through transcription 4 Exam No No External Aural
91094 2 Demonstrate knowledge of conventions used in music scores 4 Exam Yes No External Theory

Costs: None
Equipment Required: None

Course Title: Level 1 Philosophy

Course Description:

  • The course seeks to introduce students to a range of philosophical concepts, themes and thinkers, as well as developing students’ philosophical skills and their ability to make connections across traditional subject boundaries.
  • The main aims of the course are to stimulate a love of learning and inquiry, and to develop a capacity to question – although success will be acknowledged through NCEA credits.
  • Students will benefit from: well-developed discussion skills, especially a willingness to listen to others; the ability to make connections across subject areas; confidence in considering abstract ideas, and in accepting ambiguity; developed writing skills, and the ability to organise notes and resources; self-motivation and a determination to develop independent research skills.
  • The opportunity for Merit and Excellence course endorsements is available.
  • Leads to a full University Entrance (UE) course at Level 3.

Course Structure

  • Students will complete some of the NCEA standards listed below. In the first part of Term 1 a unit on Theory of Knowledge is taught, but not assessed through an NCEA standard.
  • Students will complete 18 credits in Year 11. Students who took Philosophy in Year 10 already have completed 6 additional credits.

Assessment

 

Assessed in Year 10, then credited in Year 11

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90819 2 Describe key beliefs of a religious tradition (Buddhist Philosophy) 6 Research report or alternative presentation Yes No Internal ‘Buddhism Key Beliefs’

 

Assessed in Year 10, then credited in Year 11

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91020 3 Explain why selected objects may be considered as art (Philosophy of Art/Aesthetics) 4 Essay or alternative presentation Yes No Internal ‘Philosophy of Art’
91040 3 Conduct a social inquiry (Political Philosophy – Human Rights – are apes persons?) 4 Research and report folder Yes No Internal ‘Human or Person Rights’
Or
91043
2 Describe a social justice action 4 Social action and reflection Yes No Internal ‘Rights Action’
90818 3 Describe the application of the key ethical principle(s) of a religious tradition to an issue (Ethics of war – the Just War Theory) 6 Essay or alternative presentation Yes No Internal ‘Just War Theory’
91039 3 Describe how cultures change (Multiculturalism and Toleration) 4 Paragraph writing Yes No External ‘Toleration’
Or
91041
3 Describe the consequences of social change (Topic TBC – context changes each year) 4 Paragraph writing Yes No External ‘Resource’

Costs: None.
Equipment Required: Book or folder for note-taking.

Course Title: Level 1 Physical Education

Course Description:

In this course students will learn to develop interpersonal and leadership skills, that they will demonstrate in a wide range of contexts. They will learn how the body moves and responds to physical activity, to help improve performance of a skill. This course consists of both practical and theoretical components, including two EOTC opportunities (camps). The practical components include a range of sports games and events throughout the year.

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete 17 credits.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90962 3 Participate actively in a variety of physical activities and explain factors that influence participation 5 Written and/or verbal journal entries along with practical assessment No No Internal A range of different activities
90963 3 Demonstrate understanding of the function of the body as it relates to the performance of physical activity. 5 Written and/or verbal and tablet assessment Yes No Internal Anatomy, biomechanics & physiology
90964 3 Demonstrate quality movement in the performance of a physical activity. 3 Practical assessment No No Internal Badminton and Tchoukball
90966 2 Demonstrate interpersonal skills in a group and explain how these skills impact on others. 4 Written and/or verbal and practical assessment Yes No Internal Badminton and Tchoukball
90967 3 Optional: Demonstrate strategies to improve the performance of a physical activity and describe the outcomes 3 Written assessment Yes No Internal Performance Strategies

Costs: course costs = $80 period/half day trips, 2 camps = $400
Equipment Required: Physical Education uniform, an ICT device

Course Title: Level 1 Science

Course Description:

  • Being scientifically literate is important to enable informed decision-making in everyday life. The L1 Science course exposes students to a range of concepts in order to investigate and explore Science and its applications.
  • The course will provide a knowledge base for advancement to one or more of the Science subjects at Level 2.
  • If a student intends to study Level 2 Biology, Chemistry or Physics, they are required to pass a level 1 standard covering that strand.

Course Structure

  • Students will complete NCEA standards selected from those listed below. This will include 1-2 of the possible external standards.
  • Students will complete a minimum of 16 credits.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90930 C1.1 3 Carry out a practical chemistry investigation, with direction 4 Investigation report No Yes Internal Rates of reactions
90944 S1.5 4 Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases 4 Examination No No External Acids and bases
90935 P1.1 3 Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a linear mathematical relationship, with direction 4 Investigation report No Yes Internal Resistance of a wire
90937 P1.3 3 Demonstrate understanding of aspects of electricity and magnetism. 4 Examination No Yes External Electricity and magnetism
90926 B1.2 3 Report on a biological issue 3 Research report Yes No Internal Issue
90927 B1.3 3 Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to micro-organisms 4 Examination Yes No External Microorganisms

Costs: Course Workbook: approx. $25
Equipment Required: Calculator

Course Title: Pūtaiao Kaupae 1 (Science NCEA Level 1)

Nga Ahuatanga – Course Description:

E toru ngā kaupapa nui o 11 Pūtaiao ara ko, Koiora, Matauranga Matu me Ahupungāo.

  • With a focus on learning Science through Te Reo, the Level 1 Science course is intended for students of the Rumaki who have the Te Reo skills to operate bilingually.
  • This course is designed to stimulate interest through the exploration of scientific ideas and their application and seeks to develop analytical and communication skills, as well as challenging creative and logical thinking.
  • The content covered incorporates three scientific areas; Chemistry, Physics and Biology and is designed to provide a sound knowledge base for advancement to one or more of the Science subjects at Level 2.
  • If a student intends to study Level 2 Biology, Chemistry or Physics, they are required to pass the relevant Level 1 external assessment to gain entry to the level 2 course. Students with fewer credits may gain access to the course under extenuating circumstances after consultation with the HOD Science

Course Structure

  • Students will complete some of the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete 19 credits.

Ngā Aromatawai – Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90930 3 Whakahaere tetahi kimihanga whai kiko o te matauranga matu. Carry out a practical chemistry investigation with direction 4 Hei Mahi Practical Assessment No Yes Aromatawai-a-roto Internal C1.1
90926 3 Rangahau mātai koiora Report on a biological Issue 3 Mahi Rangahau Research Assignment Yes No Aromatawai-a-roto Internal B1.2
90941 3 Tirohia ki ngā hua o te hikohiko e pā ana ki ia rā.Investigate implications of electricity for everyday life 4 Hei Mahi Practical Assessment No Yes Aromatawai-a-roto Internal S1.2
90940 3 Te whakaahua i ngā āhuatanga o te ahupūngao Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics 4 Whakamātauta u Examination No Yes Aromatawai-a-waho External S 1.1
90944 4 Te whakaahua i ngā āhuatanga o te mātauranga matū arā ko te waikawa me ngā pāpāhua. Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases. 4 Whakamātauta u Examination No No Aromatawai-a-waho External S1.5
90948 3 Te whakaahua i ngā āhuatanga o te koiora arā ko te taketake. Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation. 4 Whakamātauta u. Examination Yes No Aromatawai-a-waho External S1.9

 

Costs: Course Workbook: approx. $25. Field Trip: approx. $20
Equipment Required: Calculator

Course Title: Level 1 Sports Academy

Course Description:

  • Students complete a number of sports performance related Physical Education Level 1 Achievement Standards. Students also complete a number of Outdoor
  • Education Level 1/2 performance credits related to Open Waters Scuba Diving, Sea Kayaking, Abseiling, Rock Climbing and Tramping.
  • Practical activities include two 3 day outdoor education camps. The first camp is for Scuba Diving and the second camp is to Great Barrier Island to the Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoor Pursuits Centre.
  • Tough Guy and Tough Girl Challenge
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Gym membership at the YMCA in Mount Albert
  • Interest in the outdoors.

Course Structure

  • Students will complete 16 Achievement Standard credits & up to 26 Unit Standard Credits (outside providers) Course Structure
  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90964 1.3 3 Demonstrate quality movement in the performance of a physical activity 3 Practical No No Internal Tough Guy and Tough Girl and/or Open Water Diving
90968 1.7 3 Demonstrate, and show understanding of responsible behaviour for safety during outdoor education activities. 3 Written/ Practical No No Internal Hillary Outdoors
90969 1.8 3 Take purposeful action to assist others to participate in physical activity 2 Written/ Practical No No Internal Outdoor Activities
90970 1.9 2 Demonstrate self management strategies and describe the effects on participation in physical activity 3 Written/ Practical Yes No Internal Fitness Training for the Tough Guy and Tough Girl Challenge
90956 1.1 3 Demonstrate knowledge of an individual’s food needs 5 Practical and written No No Internal Sports Nutrition

Costs: $450 course fees
Spaces are limited

Course Title: Level 1 Design and Visual Communication (Graphics)

Course Description:

Design and Visual Communication is the study of product and architectural design. Students learn how to produce and develop ideas and solutions using a variety of visual communication methods. Students become able to evaluate a target market place and understand the needs of the consumers within it.

In this subject, students develop skills in drawing, rendering, modeling and I.T.C. using everything from pencils and pens through to markers, and programmes such as Photoshop, sketch-up 3D, Sketchup layout, floor planner and illustrator.

The course focuses on the following:

  • Product design: the design of a three dimensional objects such as iPod speakers, headphones, torches, etc
  • Architecture: the design of the interior and the exterior of domestic and commercial buildings, spatial design, landscaping.
  • Idea Presentation: the ability to find the most appropriate method of showcasing ideas to a specific audience – this may be using website, presentation boards, posters,models.

These areas are studied further at University level and lead to clearly defined career paths. Design and Visual Communication is the opening to a range of some of the most exciting and dynamic careers available.

Course Structure

  • Students will complete a range of the standards below.
  • Students will complete at least 16 credits.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
AS91066 (1.33) 3 Use rendering techniques to communicate the form of design ideas 3 Portfolio No No Internal Torch
AS91067 (1.34) 4 Use the work of an influential designer to inform design ideas 3 Portfolio No No Internal Bush shelter
AS91068 (1.35) 4 Undertake development of design ideas through graphics practice 6 Portfolio No No Internal Torch
AS91069 (1.36) 4 Promote an organised body of design work to an audience using visual communication techniques 4 Model No No Internal Bus shelter model
AS91063 (1.30) >4 Produce freehand sketches that communicate design ideas 3 Portfolio No No External Torch
AS91064 (1.31) 4 Produce instrumental, multi-view orthographic drawings that communicate technical features of design ideas 3 Submitted drawing No No External Torch

Costs: Students will be asked to contribute $120 to cover consumable items and presentation folders. This includes an extensive Design and Visual Communication kit for each student to keep and all modelling materials
Equipment Required: kit as stated above

Course Title: Level 1 Digital Technology

Course Description:

Digital Technology is a progressive and constantly evolving subject area. This is a 23 credit course. This course provides an exciting opportunity for students to engage in state of the art digital design in a range of different areas such as 3D design, web design, and creating differing forms of digital media.. The Digital Technology course is designed to allow students to:

  • Understand and use a range of information management techniques.
  • Design and develop a website using basic HTML and CSS
  • Use JavaScript or Python to design and develop a basic computer program
  • Undertake development of a product with the use of 3D modelling and printingamic careers available.

Course Structure

  • Students will complete some or all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete a minimum of 16 credits.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91047 4 Undertake development to make a prototype to address a brief 6 Digital Portfolio No No Internal Prototype
91069 5 Promote an organised body of design work to an audience using visual communication techniques 4 Digital Portfolio No No Internal Web Development
91073 4 Implement basic procedures to produce a specified digital media outcome 4 Digital Portfolio No No Internal Web Development
91075 5 Construct a plan for an basic computer program for a specified task 3 Digital Portfolio No No Internal Program Planning
91076 5 Construct a basic computer program for a specified task 3 Digital Portfolio No No Internal Programming
91053 4 Demonstrate understanding of design elements 3 Report Yes No External External

Other Information NB:
With the introduction of Digital Technology into the New Zealand Curriculum in 2018, Level 1 standards are subject to change as they are still in the drafting stages.
Equipment Required: All necessary equipment will be provided
Course content will not change and will fit within the new standards provided.
Costs: Students will be asked to contribute $60 to cover consumable items (electronic components, 3D printer materials)

Course Title: Level 1 Fabric Technology

Course Description:

The fashion industry is a dynamic and ever evolving area that employs a large amount of creative thinking people in New Zealand and the rest of the world. The Textiles Technology course is designed to give students an introduction to this industry and gives the opportunity to learn a wide.

range of skills ranging from design and conceptualisation, to the stages of garment construction and applying pattern to textiles. Some standards at Levels 2 and 3 allow students to study and gain an understanding of business models and practice.

The Level 1 course covers three strands of study:

  • Basic skills and processes used in creating a screen printed tote bag
  • Designing and modelling a concept “Ready for School – Alternative uniform for WSC.”
  • Developing a design brief in creating a prototype outfit.

Course Structure

  • Students will complete 21 credits.
  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91046 3 Use design ideas to produce a conceptual design for an outcome to address a brief 6 Journal presentation No No Internal Alternative school outfit
91082 3 Implement basic procedures using textile material to make a specified project 6 Journal presentation No No Internal Personal storage
91047 3 Undertake development to make a prototype to address a brief 6 Journal presentation No No Internal Alternative school outfit
91063 3 Produce freehand sketches to communicate own design ideas 3 Journal presentation No No External Alternative school outfit

Other Information:
Costs: $120 (fabric, notions, embellishments)
Equipment Required: All equipment and materials are supplied to the student

Course Title: Food and Nutrition Level 1

Course Description:

The Food Technology Industry is one of New Zealand’s biggest employers.This course is designed to give students a broad vision of all aspects of the food industry ranging from hospitality to nutrition.

Course Structure

  • Students will gain life skills that can equip them to choose, prepare and cook a wide range of nutritious food.
  • Students will be awarded a health and Safety food hygiene certificate
  • Students will also be expected to participate in a live catering event.

Students will select some or all of the NCEA standards listed below.

Students will complete a minimum of 18 credit

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
90959 1.4 3 Demonstrate knowledge of practices and strategies to address food handling issues. 5 Report- Google classroom No No Internal Health & Safety
90958 1.3 3 Demonstrate understanding of how cultural practices influence eating patterns in New Zealand 5 Report- Google classroom & Photograph ic evidence of practicals No No Internal Cultural Foods
90956 1.1 3 Demonstrate knowledge of an individual’s nutritional needs. 5 Report- Google classroom & Photograph ic evidence of practicals No No Internal Nutritional needs of a Teenager
91056 1 Multi-Unit manufacturing process (Year 11 event) 4 Written and practical assessment. No No Internal DIY/ Instant restaurant
90961 1.6 3 Demonstrate understanding of how packaging information influences an individual’s food choices and well-being 4 External Exam Yes No External Food Packaging

Other Information:
Costs: $120 – for all ingredients and packaging supplied
Equipment Required: None

Course Title: Level 1 Hard Materials

Course Description:

Hard Technology is the study of designing products for specific situations and their influence on contemporary society. Students learn about materials, techniques and processes used in the design industry through a balance of practical projects focussed on students’ interests, and theory based projects to deepen student knowledge and understanding.

In this subject students develop skills in ideation, woodwork and joinery, laser cutting, plastic forming, drawing, modelling, graphic application and I.T.C programmes such as Sketch-up 3D, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

The course focusses on the following:

  • ALL aspects of Technological Practice including research, concept generation and evaluation of practice.
  • Workshop practices AND CNC/Digital design and manufacturing
  • An entirely Achievement Standards based course

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete 18 credits.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91046 3 Use design ideas to produce a conceptual design for an outcome to address a brief 6 portfolio / artifact No No Internal Toy design
91047 3 Undertake development to make a prototype to address a brief 6 portfolio / artifact No No Internal Skateboard project
91057 3 Implement basic procedures using resistant materials to make a specified product 6 artifact No No Internal Lamp project

Costs: Students will be required to pay $120 to cover project materials. If students wish to make projects which exceed $120 in materials it is expected that they will meet these additional costs (wood, acrylic, electrical wire, paint, varnish, nuts and bolts).

Equipment Required: All necessary equipment will be provided.

Course Title: Level 1 Te Reo Māori

Course Description:

Emphasis is on the development of writing and speaking skills within traditional and contemporary contexts. Internal Assessments take place throughout the year. External Assessments will be practised in mid-year and preliminary examinations. Māori Performing Arts credits will be available to those that have participated in the school kapa haka competitions this year.

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students will complete 30 Credits.

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
91085 2 Whakarongo kia mōhio ki te reo o tōna ao 6 Listening Yes No Internal “Whakarongo”
91086 2 Kōrero kia whakamahi i te reo o tōna ao 6 Oral Yes No Internal “Korero”
91089 2 Waihanga tuhinga i te reo o tōna ao 6 Written Yes No Internal “Tuhituhi”
91087 2 Pānui kia mōhio ki te reo o tōna ao 6 Reading Exam Yes No External External A
91088 2 Tuhi i te reo o tōna ao 6 Written Exam Yes No External External B

Costs: None
Equipment: None

Course Title: Level 1 Reo Rangatira

Course Description:

He kōwae ako tēnei, e arumia ai te paerewahanga o te paerewa 2 Reo Rangatira. He mea whakangungu te paerewa 1 Reo Māori [NCEA] e te ākonga e anga mai ana kia maoa ai tana mōhio mō te paerewa 1 Reo Rangatira [NCEA]. E tika ana kei te arohia tana mita e te ākonga kia tika mō te paerewa o te reanga 11 RR. Ko te whainga matua i ō te manako mō ngā ākonga kia noho rūmaki mārika tana mita a Iwi, tana reo rangatira i te pō, i te ao. Ka amoria tonutia ngā kaupapa arotake i ngā pūkenga mō tēnei ahurewa akoako, ara, ko te tuhi, pānui, kōrero, mātakitaki me te whakarongo.

Ka 38 ngā whiwhinga o tēnei kōwae ako. Ka taea e te ākonga te taunaki kaiaka, te taunaki kairangi rānei i te whaia ngā aromatawai nei. [Korekore ka taea hoki ngā whiwhinga mō nga mahi toi e ngā ākonga mehemea ka whaia ai tērā marau ako i te tau nei]

Course Structure

  • Students will complete all the NCEA standards listed below.
  • Students can complete 38 credits

Assessment

Standard
Number
Version
Number
Full Standard Name Credits Assessment
Method
NCEA
Level 1
Literacy
NCEA
Level 1
Numeracy
Internal/
External
Student
Friendly Name
For Standard
AS91667 1 Te whakaatu rangahau 4 Kōrero 1.1B Yes No Internal Whakaatu rangahau
AS91668 1 Te urupare atu ki ngā tuhinga 4 Pānui 1.12 Yes No Internal Urupare tuhinga
AS91657 1 Te whakapuaki kōrero 3 Kōrero 1.1 Yes No Internal Whakapuaki korero
AS91660 1 Te whakapuaki tuhi auaha 3 Tuhi 1.4B Yes No Internal Tuhi auaha
AS91658 1 Te Whakapuaki Korero auaha 3 Korero 1.2` Yes No Internal Korero auahu
AS91661 1 Te Whakatau kaupapa 3 Korero 1.5A/1.5B Yes No Internal Whakatau kaupapa
AS91663 1 Te tatari Korero 3 Tuhi 1.7B Yes No Internal Tatari korero
AS91665 1 Te tatari tuhituhi 4 Tuhi 1.9A Yes No Internal Tatari tuhi
AS91665 1 Te tātari i te reo tawhito 4 Whakaatu Yes No External Tatari reo tawhito
AS91662 1 Te whakatau kaupapa 3 Tuhi Yes No External Whakaatu Kaupapa
AS91659 1 Te whakapuaki tuhi 4 Tuhi Yes No External Whakapuaki tuhi

Other Information

Costs: None

Equipment Required: Students are encouraged to have access to a Māori language dictionary at home (paper or digital)

Prerequisites: 12 credits at Level 1 Te Reo Māori or at least 2-3 years background in Te Reo me ōna Tikanga

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