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YEAR 9 GLOBAL STUDIES WITH EUROPEAN LANGUAGES

This is an introduction to European cultures and customs, as well as a taster of French and Spanish languages. In this course, students will learn about people and families, homes and lifestyles, festivals and food in the cultures being studied. The language component will be integrated into the course, and students will experience culture in French and Spanish speaking countries in the …

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YEAR 10 ART

This course is focused on further developing a student’s understanding of Art and ways to create it. Students will develop technical skills in Drawing, Painting, Design Illustration and Printmaking, whilst engaging in two thematic projects. Students will deepen their understanding of how to portray both the physical and the imaginary, and will also develop the …

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YEAR 9 DIGITAL ART

This course is focused on developing a student’s understanding of Digital Art and ways to create it. Students will develop technical skills in Digital Photography, Digital Illustration and Stop-motion Animation, whilst engaging in projects centralized around the theme ‘Planet Earth’. Students will deepen their understanding of how to portray ideas about social issues and will …

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YEAR 9 ART

This course is focused on developing a student’s understanding of Art and ways to create it. Students will develop technical skills in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture, whilst engaging in projects centralized around the theme ‘Identity’. Students will deepen their understanding of how to portray ideas about themselves and will also develop the ability to …

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L1 DIGITAL 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 produce work using traditional tactile art-making methods and there will also be opportunity for using digital methods. Students will develop artistic responses to a broad theme and …

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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.