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L3 ELECTRONICS

This course is a University approved, Achievement Standard course in which students use a combination of practical skills and theoretical knowledge gained through L1TEL/L2TEL to design and build more complex projects such as a 3 level Elevator. Digital (written) assessments are submitted as evidence for NCEA. Picaxe programming at a more complex level is a …

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L3 ENGINEERING

This course is designed for students intending to take up an apprenticeship in any of the related fields. They will learn to use CNC, and work towards design and construction of various projects. Students will need to demonstrate skills and knowledge in practical, written and graphic assignments.

L3 FABRIC TECHNOLOGY

Students will complete two assignments; the first one revolves around original pattern drafting. Students select a client and negotiate the opportunity for a real world design brief. Working with a client and stakeholders, they design and make a prototype for a textile outcome suitable for the client’s needs. An external report will investigate what good …

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L3 WOOD TECHNOLOGY

This is a full NCEA Unit Standard Technology course using wood-based products as a materials medium. Students will gain credits for success with design, brief development, individual production of a prototype and documentation of processes. An article of furniture will be made to take home.

L3 HOSPITALITY

This is a practical based course which includes units of learning recognised and linked with Polytechnics and Hospitality Institute Standards. This course is ideal for those seeking employment in this field or going on to advanced studies in Chef work, Hotel Management, Tourism or starting their own catering business. Students will be expected to cater …

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Y9 ART

This course is focused on developing a student’s understanding and technical skills in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture. Students will engage in projects centralized around the themes ‘Symbols of Me’ and ‘Under the Microscope’ which will deepen a student’s understanding of how to portray both the physical and the imaginary. This course will develop a …

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Y9 DIGITAL ART

This course is focused on developing a student’s understanding and technical skills in Digital Photography, Digital Illustration and Stop-motion Animation. Students will engage in projects centralized around the theme ‘Planet Earth’ which will provide an opportunity to stimulate creative imagination and consider social issues. Studying this course will develop a student’s ability to think creatively …

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Y10 ART

This course is focused on further developing a student’s understanding and technical skills in Drawing, Painting, Illustration and Printmaking. Students will engage in projects centralized around the themes ‘Movies Illustrated’ and ‘Feathered Beings’ which will deepen a student’s understanding of how to portray both the physical and the imaginary. Students will work in a wide …

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Y10 DIGITAL ART

This course is focused on further developing a student’s understanding and technical skills in Digital Photography, Photographic manipulation, Digital Illustration, and Digital Animation using Adobe software. Students will engage in projects centralized around the theme ‘Alter Ego/ Zoomorphic’ which will provide the opportunity to stimulate creative imagination and consider representations of self. Students will learn …

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L1 ART

This innovative programme builds on the skills learnt in 10ART and 10ARD and is designed to extend a student’s understanding of art-making techniques and creative processes. Students will have the opportunity to produce work using digital and traditional art making methods. Students will develop artistic responses and interpretations to a broad theme and learn to …

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