FAHS - FEILDING HIGH SCHOOL - 2021 Year 12 Course Information

 
FAHS - FEILDING HIGH SCHOOL - 2021 Year 12 Course Information
FAHS - FEILDING HIGH SCHOOL

            2021
 Year 12 Course Information
CONTENTS
4    Course Planning
     Your Year 12 Course
     Selecting your Subject Choices
5    Subject Information
     Course Confirmation

2021 YEAR 12 OPTION SUBJECTS

6    12ACC    12 Accounting
7    12AGR    12 Agricultural Science
8    12ARD    12 Art Design
9    12ARP    12 Art Painting
10   12BIO    12 Biology
11   12BUI    12 Building
12   12BUS    12 Business Studies
13   12CHE    12 Chemistry
14   12DVC    12 Design and Visual Communication
15   12DTE    12 Digital Technology
16   12DRA    12 Drama
17   12ECO    12 Economics
18   12ENA    12 English
19   12EST    12 English Studies
20   12ESK    12 English Skills
21   12ELL    12 English Language Learning
22   12FNU    12 Food and Nutrition
23   12FRE    12 French
24   12GAT    12 Gateway
26   12GEO    12 Geography
27   12HRS    12 Health Related Studies
28   12HIS    12 History
29   12HRT    12 Horticultural Science
30   12HOS    12 Hospitality and Catering
31   12JPN    12 Japanese
32   12MAT    12 Mathematics
33   12MST    12 Mathematics Studies
34   12MSK    12 Mathematics Skills
35   12MED    12 Media Studies
36   12MUS    12 Music
37   12MUI    12 Music Industry
38   12ODA    12 Outdoor Adventure
39   12PHO    12 Photography
40   12PED    12 Physical Education

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41   12PHY    12 Physics
42   12PRI    12 Primary Industries
44   12PSY    12 Psychology
45   12SCI    12 Science
46   12SSS    12 Social Studies
47   SPEC     South Pacific Educational Courses
48   12SPS    12 Sport Science
49   12TEAO   12 Te Ao Māori
50   12MAO    12 Te Reo Māori
51   12TEN    12 Engineering
52   12TTE    Technology Textiles
53   12TOU    12 Tourism
54   12TRA    12 Transition
55   12USK    12 USkills
56   12WRY    12 Work Ready

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SUBJECT SELECTION OVERVIEW

Course Planning
When planning your Year 12 Subject Selection for 2021, keep the following in mind:
  • The subjects you take in Year 12 impact on the subjects you have access to in Year 13
  • If you have a particular career in mind, research the requirements to ensure your subject
      choices create a pathway to get there
  • If you are unsure remember you have the following people you can talk to:
         o Your Whānau
         o Your Teachers
         o Faculty Leaders
         o Your Dean
         o Careers Advisors – Miss MacKenzie and Miss Johanson

Your Year 12 Course

   •   A Year 12 course consists of six subjects
   •   All students are required to take a course in English, you will be placed in the appropriate
       classes by your teachers based upon your performance in Year 11
   •   Students will also take five other subjects

Selecting your Subject Choices

Your subject selection will be made during Week 8 of Term 3 on the Parent Portal. The Parent
Portal can be accessed via the ‘Quick Links’ menu on our school webpage or directly via the
following address: https://parentportal.feildinghigh.school.nz

We will try to fulfil the wishes of students and their whānau in selecting subjects, but the school
reserves the right to limit or modify classes according to:
    • The ability and needs of the student
    • Available staffing, resources and timetable restrictions.

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Subject Information
The following pages contain information about following:
   • Entry requirements for Year 12 subjects
   • Where the subject may lead to in Year 13

It is possible that some of the information may change prior to the start of the 2021 school year.

Course Confirmation

Your course will be confirmed at re-enrolment Wednesday 27th January 2021, between 10am and
1pm in the Library.

Your acceptance into a subject for 2021 will depend on your 2020 NCEA results.

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ACCOUNTING                                                                             12ACC

Entry Requirements
10 Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy credits. Previous Accounting study is an advantage.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Decision making
• Accounting subsystems
• Preparing financial statements
• MYOB (Accounting software package)
• Analysis and calculations of financial data

Assessment

                  Standard Code                  Int/Ext               Credits
                      91175                        INT                    4
                      91176                        EXT                    5
                      91177                        EXT                    4
                      91179                        INT                    3
                      91386                        INT                    3
                           Total Credits Available                       19

Subject Progression
12 Accounting leads to Year 13 Accounting.
• Entry to 13 Accounting requires 6 Achievement Standard credits from 12 Mathematics and 12
    credits from 11 English or 11 Te Reo Māori.
• 13 Accounting is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.
• Leads to careers in commerce, accountancy firms, finance and banking fields, e-commerce,
    retail, forensic accounting, fashion, sports, farm management and education.

Special Conditions of Subject
• A workbook ($35.00) and revision workbook ($20.00) must be purchased.
• Students must have a calculator.

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AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE                                                                               12AGR
This course examines the commercial production of agriculture in NZ. Students will study livestock growth
and development, including a practical investigation. Factors that determine land use and environmental
impacts of farming systems are also covered. This course leads to 13 Agricultural and Horticultural Science.
Entry Requirements
12 or more credits from 11 Agriculture or at the discretion of the Teacher in Charge.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Livestock Reproduction
• Practical Investigation
• Growth and Development of Livestock
• Land Use
• Environmental impacts
Assessment

                   Standard Code                  Int/Ext                 Credits
                       91289                          INT                    4
                       91293                          INT                    4
                       91298                          INT                    4
                       91294                          EXT                    4
                       91297                          EXT                    4
                            Total Credits Available                         20

Subject Progression
12 Agriculture leads to 13 Agricultural and Horticultural Science.
•   Entry to 13 Agricultural and Horticultural Science requires 12 credits, including an external assessment,
    from 12 Agriculture or Horticulture.
• 13 Agricultural and Horticultural Science are approved subjects for University Entrance.

Special Conditions of Subject
• This course includes up to three field trips (2½ days).
• Farm Duty provides continuing practical experience.
• Students who wish to do 12 Primary Industries as well, must get approval from the Teacher in Charge.

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ART DESIGN                                                                              12ARD

Entry Requirements
Year 11 Visual Art, 11 Design and Visual Communication or 8 credits from 11 English.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
Art Design is a digital graphic design course. Students will learn to use Adobe creative software such
as Photoshop and InDesign to create digital artworks using the design process. Students will create
a range of branding and marketing material within a context of their own choosing. Assignments
are styled to suit each students’ strengths and interests (eg- drawing, photography, typography,
painting, digital illustration, street art etc) as well as tailored to their stylistic preferences within
Visual Art.

Assessment

                   Standard Code                   Int/Ext                   Credits
                        91310                          INT                      4
                        91315                          INT                      4
                        91320                          EXT                     `12
                             Total Credits Available                            20

# A full internal course (12-16 credits) can be negotiated upon discussion with HOD

Subject Progression
12 Art Design leads to 13 Art Design
13 Art Design is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.
This course aims to introduce processes and procedures in contemporary graphic design and
prepare students for further study in graphic design, advertising, marketing and/or tertiary study
in design, visual communication or creative courses such as Fine Arts.

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ART PAINTING                                                                     12ARP

Entry Requirements
Year 11 Visual Art.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
Assessment

Art Painting gives students the opportunity to develop their skills with an individual
programme of work using contemporary artists within a context of their own choosing.
The course is designed to suit individual strengths and interests.
Students can work with a variety of mixed media, including printmaking and digital artwork.

                  Standard Code                Int/Ext                 Credits
                      91325                     INT                       4
                      91321                     EXT                      12
                         Total Credits Available                         16

Subject Progression
12 Art Painting leads to 13 Art Painting
13 Art Painting is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

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BIOLOGY                                                                           12BIO

Entry Requirements
12 credits from 11 Science, including the Biology external (AS90948) and 8 credits from 11 English
or 11 English Studies OR at the discretion of the teacher in charge.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Diversity of animal adaptations
• Cell biology and microscope skills
• Practical investigation
• Genetics and evolution

Assessment

                  Standard Code                  Int/Ext                Credits
                      91156                          EXT                   4
                      91153                          INT                   4
                      91157                          EXT                   4
                      91155                          INT                   3
                      91159                          EXT                   4
                           Total Credits Available                        19

Subject Progression
12 Biology leads to Year 13 Biology.
• For entry into 13 Biology students must have achieved at least two externally assessed
    Achievement Standards and one internally assessed Achievement Standard from 12 Biology,
    and have 12 credits from 12 English A or 12 English Studies.
• 13 Biology is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

Special Conditions of Subject
Students are required to purchase a biology workbook from the school’s stationery shop -
approximate cost is $30.00.

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BUILDING                                                                             12BUI

Entry Requirements
14 credits from Year 11 Technology Hard Materials

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
Both practical and related theory activities are required in most units of work. Students will design
and make approved projects.

Assessment

                   Standard Code                  Int/Ext                  Credits
                       22607                          INT                    3
                       24350                          INT                    6
                       24354                          INT                    4
                       24360                          INT                    5
                       25319                          INT                    3
                            Total Credits Available                          21

•   Work achieved in this programme leads to the BCATS certificate.

Subject Progression
12 Building leads to Year 13 Building.
• Entry to 13 Building requires 18 credits from 12 Building or 18 credits from 12 Engineering.

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BUSINESS STUDIES                                                                       12BUS

Entry Requirements
NCEA Level 1

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
   • how to start up your own business
   • how a large business operates in New Zealand
   • understand the integral role of business in society and the economy
   • explore enterprise culture
   • gain knowledge and understanding of good business practice and of business as a
       productive activity
   • acquire greater financial capability

Assessment
                  Standard Code               Int/Ext                 Credits
                     90843                      EXT                      4
                     90844                      EXT                      4
                     90846                      INT                      3
                     90848                      INT                      9
                              Total Credits                             20

Subject Progression
11 Business Studies leads to 12 Business Studies
   • Entry to 12 Business Studies requires 12 credits from 11 Business Studies or 11 English.
   • 13 Business Studies is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.
   • Opportunities in Gateway (Year 13) & further studies in business (Diploma)

Special Conditions of Subject
   • Students will be expected to purchase a class HW workbook. (Approximately $35.00)
   • Students may be invited to join the Young Enterprise Scheme (Registration Cost $35.00)

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CHEMISTRY                                                                                 12CHE

Entry Requirements
12 credits from 11 Science, including the Chemistry external AS90944 and have reasonable
algebra skills OR at the discretion of the teacher in charge.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Performing an acid-base volumetric analysis
• Solving quantitative and chemical problems
• Relating properties of chemical substances to their chemical structure and their bonding
• Describing the structural formulae and reactions of compounds containing selected organic
    functional groups
• Describing principles of chemical reactivity
• Describing oxidation-reduction reactions
Assessment

                  Standard Code                  Int/Ext                 Credits
                      91910                          INT                    4
                      91164                          EXT                    5
                      91165                          EXT                    4
                      91166                          EXT                    4
                      91167                          INT                    3
                           Total Credits Available                         20

Subject Progression
12 Chemistry leads to 13 Chemistry.
• Entry to 13 Chemistry requires 2 externally assessed standards and 1 internally assessed
    standards from 12 Chemistry.
• 13 Chemistry is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.
• This course is recommended for any students who intend to study 13 Chemistry or who
    intend studying any Science course at University or Polytech. e.g. Health Sciences (Medicine,
    Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Nursing etc.), Engineering, Agriculture, Horticulture, Vet, Vet
    Nursing.
Special Conditions of Subject
• Students are required to purchase chemistry workbooks from the school’s stationery shop -
    approximate cost is $30.00

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DESIGN AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION                                                 12DVC

Entry Requirements
12 credits from 11DVC.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
12DVC builds on the foundations of 11DVC. It requires more in-depth undertaking of graphics
practice, quality freehand and instrumental drawings, and the presentation of design and visual
communication techniques.
Students will complete design brief based projects in areas of spatial, engineering and media
design.

Assessment

                  Standard Code                 Int/Ext               Credits
                     91341                          INT                  6
                     91343                          INT                  6
                     91337                          EXT                  3
                     91339                          EXT                  4
                          Total Credits Available                       19

Subject Progression
12DVC leads to 13DVC.
• Entry to 13DVC requires 12 credits from 12DVC.
• 13DVC is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.
• The skills learned can be used in design and communication courses at polytechnics and other
    tertiary institutions.

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DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY                                                             12DTE

Entry Requirements
Students must have taken 11 Digital Technology and achieved the programming standard AS 91884

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Computer Science
• Computer programming

Assessment

                 Standard Code                  Int/Ext              Credits
                     91896                          INT                6
                     91897                          INT                6
                     91898                          EXT                3
                          Total Credits Available                      15

Subject Progression
12 Digital Technology leads to 13 Digital Technology.
• Entry to 13 Digital Technology requires students to have achieved AS91897
• 13 Digital Technology is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

Special Note: Year 12 and 13 Digital Technology are BYOD subjects and not timetabled into a
computer room.

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DRAMA                                                                             12DRA

Entry Requirements
9 credits from 11 Drama, five of which must be from AS90009 or in consultation with TIC.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Practical workshops
• Physical theatre
• Production involvement
• Theatre visits
• History of theatre / theatre form
• Reflection and analysis
• Devising

Assessment

                  Standard Code                  Int/Ext                Credits
                     91214                           INT                  5
                     91216                           INT                  4
                     91218                           INT                  5
             Optional:
                     91215                           EXT                  4
                           Total Credits Available                      14-18

Subject Progression
12 Drama leads to 13 Drama.
• Entry to 13 Drama requires AS91218 (Class Production) and one other standard from 12 Drama.
• 13 Drama is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

Special Conditions of Subject
   • Extra rehearsal time outside of class time is required during the preparation of the class
        production.
   • Students are expected to attend live theatre organised by the department, and they will be
        required to provide some costuming.

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ECONOMICS                                                                         12ECO

Entry Requirements
12 credits from 11 Economics or 11 English A or English Studies.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
The course gives students an understanding of the New Zealand economy and, in particular, the
economic issues of:
Ÿ Inflation
Ÿ Unemployment
Ÿ Trade
Ÿ Economic growth

As well as gaining an appreciation of these issues, students will learn about our economic system
    and the policies used by Government in the New Zealand economy.

Assessment

                  Standard Code                   Int/Ext               Credits
                      91222                           EXT                 4
                      91223                           EXT                 4
                      91224                           EXT                 4
                      91225                           INT                 4
                      91227                           INT                 6
                            Total Credits Available                       22

Subject Progression
12 Economics leads to 13 Economics.
• Entry to 13 Economics requires 12 credits from 12 Economics or 12 English.
• 13 Economics is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

Special Conditions of Subject
• The course includes a class trip to Wellington to visit the Treasury, the Reserve Bank and
    Parliament - approximate cost is $35.00.
• Students will have the opportunity to be involved in New Zealand Business Week.

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ENGLISH                                                                           12ENG

Entry Requirements
You must have passed at least three of the four compulsory standards in the 11ENG course.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
This programme involves in-depth studies of novels, plays, poetry, short stories and film. It also
involves language study and developing writing and critical thinking skills.

Students will:
• Keep a reading log
• Analyse texts and develop detailed response essays
• Have the option to participate in oral and visual presentations

Assessment

                  Standard Code                  Int/Ext                Credits
                     91101                       INT                       6
                     91106                       INT                       4
             Students will be offered two of the following standards:
                     91098                       EXT                       4
                     91099                       EXT                       4
                     91100                       EXT                       4
             Optional:
                     91102                       INT                       3
                           Total Credits Available                       18-21

Subject Progression
12 English leads to 13 English or 13 English Studies.
• Entry to 13 English requires passing at least three of the four compulsory standards in 12
    English.
• Entry to 13 English Studies requires passing at least two of the four compulsory standards in
    12 English.
• English is an Approved Subject for University Entrance

Special Conditions of Subject
Students will need to purchase a course outline and assessment activity booklet from the school’s
stationery shop at the beginning of the year.

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ENGLISH STUDIES                                                                            12EST

Entry Requirements
10 credits from 11 English or from 11 English Studies.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
Students will read and view a range of different texts. They will also complete writing in a variety
of forms.

Assessment

                   Standard Code                  Int/Ext                 Credits
             Students will complete four of the following five standards:
                    AS 91101                     INT                      6
                    AS 91104                     INT                      4
                    AS 91105                     INT                      4
                    AS 91106                     INT                      4
                    AS 91107                     INT                      3
             The following standards may also be offered at teacher discretion:
                     US 3492                     INT                      3
                     US 3488                     INT                      3
                     US 8824                     INT                      3
                            Total Credits Available                       15-21

Subject Progression
12 English Studies leads to 13 English Studies or possibly 13 English A.
• Entry to 13 English Studies requires 8 credits from 12 English Studies.
• Entry to 13 English may be possible after consultation with the Head of English.
• English is an Approved subject for University Entrance.

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12 ENGLISH SKILLS                                                                               12ESK

Entry Requirements
4 credits from 11 English Studies, or the achievement of all standards offered in 11 English Skills.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
Students will read and view a range of different texts. They will also complete writing in all its forms.

Assessment
A number of Achievement Standards and Unit Standards will be offered and tailored to student
needs.

                   Standard Code                   Int/Ext                   Credits
                      AS 91104                       INT                        4
                      AS 91106                       INT                        4
                      AS 91107                       INT                        3
                      US 3488                        INT                        3
                      US 3492                        INT                        3
                      US 4252                        INT                        2
                      US 7121                        INT                        2
                      US 10781                       INT                        3
                      US 12383                       INT                        3

Subject Progression
• Possible entry into 13 English Studies will require the student to pass the three Achievement
    Standards and have a consultation with the Head of English.

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING                                                         12ELL

Entry Requirements
Students are directed into the course as required. This program is designed for students who have
achieved EL Level 3 and for language learners commencing a pathway to tertiary study. The Level 3
EAP (English for Academic Purpose) unit standards are for language learners who have achieved
English language Level 3 unit standards.

Course Outline
• Individual programmes to cover key communication skills: speaking, writing, reading, listening.
• Subject support is available during lessons.

Assessment

                  Standard Code                Int/Ext                  Credits
                   30509 (EAP)                   INT                      5
                   30511 (EAP)                   INT                      5
                   30508 (EAP)                   INT                      5
                     28068                       INT                      5
                     28070                       INT                      5
                     30008                       INT                      5
                     28069                       INT                      5

Subject Progression
12ELL leads to 13 ELL where students can take Level 4 EAP (English for Academic Purposes) Reading
    and Writing unit standards which are university approved literacy requirements.
• IELTS allows entry to New Zealand University courses.

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FOOD AND NUTRITION                                                                12FNU

Entry Requirements
10 credits in 11 Food and Nutrition (Home Economics) or 10 credits from 11 English.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
This academic course uses practical experiences to research, plan and prepare meals to meet the
needs of specific individuals.
• Societal factors influencing food choices and health
• Nutritional concerns, specific to New Zealand
• Food for high energy users
• Create a food product (the perfect lemon meringue pie)
• Health promoting strategies

Assessment

                  Standard Code                Int/Ext                  Credits
                     91301                       INT                       5
                     91351                       INT                       4
                     91299                       INT                       5
                     91300                       EXT                       4
             Optional standard:
                     91304                       EXT                      4
                          Total Credits Available                       18-22

Subject Progression
12 Food and Nutrition leads 13 Food and Nutrition and 13 Food Technology.
• Entry to 13 Food and Nutrition and 13 Food Technology requires 10 credits from 12 Food and
    Nutrition or 12 English.
• 13 Food Technology and 13 Food and Nutrition are Approved Subjects for University Entrance.

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FRENCH                                                                            12FRE

Entry Requirements
10 credits gained from 11 French.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
The course broadens language study from Year 11.
 • Traditional stories
 • Youth health issues
 • A French speaking community outside France
 • Family and friends and latest trends
Tasks:
 • Reading short stories
 • Creating posters / brochures
 • Writing research assignments
 • Giving talks and participating in discussions and debates
 • Making notes in French and English
 • Listening to spoken French and responding in a variety of ways
 • Completing computer based activities
 • Cultural – Developing a greater understanding of present day life in France

Assessment

                  Standard Code                Int/Ext                  Credits
                      91120                     INT                        4
                      91122                     INT                        5
                      91118                     EXT                        5
                      91119                     INT                        5
                      91121                     INT                        5
                         Total Credits Available                          24

Subject Progression
12 French leads to 13 French.
• Entry to 13 French requires 14 credits from 12 French.
• 13 French is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

Special Conditions of Subject
• Students are required to purchase Renash French Student Booklet - approximate cost is $18.00.
• A French Embassy award will be offered through the DELF examination.

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GATEWAY (Structured Workplace Learning)                                            12GAT
This is a programme that offers Year 12 students the opportunity to trial, in the workplace, their
probable career choice. It involves learning and assessment in the workplace as well as school-
based Unit Standards.
Entry Requirements
Students who wish to apply for a place in this course must meet the following criteria:
• Be working at Level 2 in their other subjects.
• Have 10 Literacy and 10 Numeracy credits.
• Be prepared to attend the First Aid course in the week before school starts.
• Have shown a strong commitment to a particular career choice through previous subject
       selection, work experience, or career planning e.g. Year 10 Learning and Careers Plan.
Students must make application in Term 3. They will be interviewed for selection. Acceptance
into the course will depend on the availability of a suitable work placement. Students are
encouraged to find their own workplace or attempt to approach an employer before their
interview.
Course Outline / Key Topics Covered

•   Career decision making / planning
•   Health and safety in the workplace
•   Knowledge of diversity in the workplace
•   CV preparation
•   Practical First Aid
Assessment
                  Standard Code                 Int/Ext                  Credits
                        377                      INT                        2
                       4252                      INT                        2
                       6400                      INT                        2
                       6401                      INT                        1
                       6402                      INT                        1
                       7121                      INT                        2
                      10781                      INT                        3
                      12383                      INT                        3
                      24871                      INT                        2
                          Total Credits Available                          18

Workplace Requirements
It is anticipated that students will work one day per week for 20 weeks. (Terms 2 and 3). This
will depend on the work completed by the student in class and on the workplace

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Subject Progression
This course is intended to lead students into the workplace or to further training such as a pre-
apprenticeship course.
13 Gateway is offered to students based on their performance in 12 Gateway.
Special Conditions of Subject
• Students will be interviewed prior to being offered a place in this course.
• During Terms 2 and 3, students will spend one day a week in one workplace. Subjects
    missed on that day must be caught up in a subsequent Gateway lesson.
• Students may only take one of Primary Industries, Gateway or U-Skills.

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GEOGRAPHY                                                                   12GEO
Entry Requirements
12 credits from 11 Geography, English, History or Media Studies and 10 Level 1 Literacy credits.
Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Investigate natural landscapes at a local, national and global level
• Geographic skills
• Issues of current concern in which students participate in decision making
• Urban patterns
• Global processes of natural and cultural interest
• Research / field work
• Content covers Africa, Europe as well as New Zealand
Types of Tasks:
• Field work
• Practical skills of mapping, researching and processing information into written reports and
    visual summaries
• Listening, discussing, observing and analysing information
Assessment

                  Standard Code                  Int/Ext                  Credits
                     91240                       EXT                       4
                     91243                       EXT                       4
                     91244                       INT                       5
             Students will be assessed against two of the following three standards:
                     91241                       INT                       3
                     91245                       INT                       3
                     91246                       INT                       3
                          Total Credits Available                         19

Subject Progression
12 Geography leads to 13 Geography.
• Entry to 13 Geography requires 16 credits from 12 Geography or 12 History or 12 English.
• 13 Geography is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

Special Conditions of Subject
The course also includes a two day field trip to volcanoes in the central North Island -
approximate cost is $100.

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HEALTH RELATED STUDIES                                                     12HRS
Entry Requirements:
Level 1 Literacy

Course Outline / Key topics Covered:
• Determinants of health that influence individuals’ lives
• Resilience
• Portrayal of women or men in popular culture
• Peer, family and societal expectations relating to gender
• Analyse a health issue - Alcohol misuse
• Hauora
• Attitudes and Values
• Socioecological perspective
• Health promotion

Assessment

                  Standard Code                Int/Ext                Credits

                      91236                     INT                         5
                      91239                     INT                         5
                      91235                     EXT                         5
                      91238                     EXT                         4
                         Total Credits Available                           19

Subject Progression
12 Health Related Studies leads to 13 Health Related Studies
13 Health Related Studies is an Approved Subject for University Entrance

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HISTORY                                                                                    12HIS

Entry Requirements
12 credits from 11 History or 11 English.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
The study of major forces shaping today’s world - nationalism, imperialism and diplomacy. This course has
both a New Zealand and world history focus.
Types of tasks:
• Selecting and recording information from a variety of sources
• Weighing evidence and recognising different historical interpretations
• Establishing historical relationships
• Forming judgements on the basis of supporting evidence and sound argument
• Discussion and debate of historical issues and their consequences on the modern world

Assessment

                   Standard Code                Int/Ext                 Credits
                       91229                     INT                       4
                       91230                     INT                       5
                       91232                     INT                       5
                       91233                     EXT                       5
                          Total Credits Available                         19

Subject Progression
12 History leads to 13 History.
• Entry to 13 History requires 12 credits from 12 History or 12 credits from 12 English.
• 13 History is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

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HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE                                                                              12HRT
Entry Requirements
10 Level 1 Literacy and 10 Level 1 Numeracy credits and 12 credits from either 11 Horticulture or 11 Agriculture
OR at the discretion of the teacher in charge.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Environmental factors influencing plant growth
• Plant growth and development
• Plant propagation
• Environmental impacts
• Land capability and use
• An extended horticultural practical investigation

Assessment

                   Standard Code                  Int/Ext                 Credits
                       91289                     INT                         4
                       91290                     EXT                         4
                       91291                     INT                         4
                       91296                     INT                         4
                       91297                     EXT                         4
                          Total Credits Available                           20

•   Not all standards will be offered to all students.

Subject Progression
12 Horticulture leads to 13 Agricultural and Horticultural Science.
• Entry to 13 Agricultural and Horticultural Science requires 12 credits from 12 Horticulture.
• 13 Agricultural and Horticultural Science are Approved Subjects for University Entrance.

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HOSPITALITY AND CATERING                                                                 12HOS

Entry Requirements
Open entry, but previous study in Home Economics or Food Technology is desirable, but not essential. This
course is designed for students who wish to gain basic knowledge and skills in working with food in the
hospitality / catering industry.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Food handling – hygiene and safety
• Food preparation - cooking and presentation of a range of foods (grill, roast, salads, sandwiches)
• Preparation of espresso coffee using commercial equipment
• Pressed and filter coffee

Assessment

                  Standard Code                 Int/Ext                 Credits
                       167                      INT                        4
                      13276                     INT                        2
                      13278                     INT                        2
                      13281                     INT                        2
                      13283                     INT                        2
                      17285                     INT                        2
                      17286                     INT                        2
                      17287                     INT                        4
                         Total Credits Available                          20

Subject Progression
12 Hospitality leads to 13 Hospitality.
• Entry to 13 Hospitality is open.
• 13 Hospitality is not an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

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JAPANESE                                                                                   12JPN

Entry Requirements
Minimum of one internal and one external Achieved, and in consultation with the teacher.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
Topics
• Family life
• Eating and drinking
• Leisure activities
• The school system

•   Each topic covers the skills of reading, listening, writing and speaking.
•   Cultural aspects are integrated into the topics.
•   Japanese Script: Students are required to learn 57 Kanji for mastery and 68 Kanji for recognition by the
    end of Year 12.
•   Students will be expected to take responsibility for the regular learning of vocabulary, grammar and
    script.

Assessment

                  Standard Code                 Int/Ext                  Credits
                      91133                     EXT                         5
                      91135                     INT                         4
                      91136                     EXT                         5
                      91137                     INT                         5
                         Total Credits Available                           19

Subject Progression
12 Japanese leads to 13 Japanese.
1 Entry to 13 Japanese requires a minimum of 10 credits from 12 Japanese.
2 13 Japanese is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

Special Conditions of Subject
• Students are required to purchase Renash Japanese Student Booklet approximate cost is $10.00.

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12 MATHEMATICS                                                                            12MAT

Entry Requirements
Reaching the benchmark in the Algebra Skills Test as well as obtaining all credits from 11MAT.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
This course extends students’ mathematical skills, concepts and understanding of mathematical processes in
measurement and calculus, geometry, algebra, statistics and probability.

Assessment
                   Standard Code                 Int/Ext                 Credits
                       91256                     INT                        2
                       91259                     INT                        3
                       91261                     EXT                        4
                       91262                     EXT                        5
                       91267                     EXT                        4
                       91269                     INT                        2
                          Total Credits Available                          20

Subject Progression
12 Mathematics leads to 13 Calculus, 13 Mathematics and 13 Statistics.
• Entry to 13 Calculus requires 16 credits from 12 Mathematics and must include AS91262 (2.7 Calculus) and
    a Merit in AS91261 (2.6 Algebra).
• Entry to 13 Statistics requires 11 credits from 12 Mathematics and must include a Merit in AS91267 (2.12
    Probability).
• Entry to 13 Mathematics requires 13 credits from 12 Mathematics and must include AS91259 (2.4
    Trigonometry) and AS91267 (2.12 Probability Methods)
• 13 Calculus, 13 Statistics and 13 Mathematics are approved subjects for University Entrance.

Special Conditions of Subject
Students must have a graphics calculator available at all times.

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12 MATHEMATICS STUDIES                                                                   12MST

Entry Requirements
Entering from 11MAT - Reaching the benchmark in the Algebra Skills Test as well as obtaining 11 credits
Entering from 11MST - Obtaining 11 credits which must include AS91037 Chance and Data

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
This course develops students’ mathematical skills, concepts and understanding of mathematical processes in
measurement, trigonometry, probability, and statistics.

Assessment

                   Standard Code                 Int/Ext                Credits
                       91256                     INT                       2
                       91259                     INT                       3
                       91260                     INT                       2
                       91264                     INT                       4
                       91267                     EXT                       4
                       91268                     INT                       2
                          Total Credits Available                         17

Subject Progression
13 Mathematics Studies leads to 13 Mathematics and 13 Statistics.
• Entry to 13 Mathematics requires 13 credits from 12 Mathematics Studies and must include AS91259 (2.4
    Trigonometry) and AS91267 (2.12 Probability Methods)
• Entry into 13 Statistics requires 11 credits from 12 Mathematics Studies and must include a Merit in
    AS91267 (2.12 Probability).
• 13 Statistics and 13 Mathematics are approved subjects for University Entrance.

Special Conditions of Subject
Students must have a graphics calculator available at all times.

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12 MATHEMATICS SKILLS                                                                                           12MSK

Entry Requirements
Obtaining 11 credits from 11MAT / 11MST
or
Entry from Year 11 Mathematics Skills will be based on overall performance, teacher’s judgement, as well as obtaining
11 credits from the Mathematics Achievement Standards offered.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
This course provides students with the opportunity to develop their skills using the more practical aspects of
mathematics. It focuses on using mathematics in real life situations and allowing students to succeed in mathematics.
Students will develop financial life skills, research skills, an understanding of the relevance of mathematics for life-long
learning and will use mathematics in a design process.
Assessment

                     Standard Code                     Int/Ext                     Credits
                        91256                      INT                    2
                        91259                      INT                    3
                        91260                      INT                    2
                        91264                      INT                    4
                        91265                      INT                    3
                        91268                      INT                    2
                   One optional replacement standard required for 13MAT entrance:
                        91267                      EXT                    4
                            Total Credits Available                      16

Subject Progression
12 Mathematics Skills may lead to a Year 13 Mathematics course (13 Mathematics or 13 Statistics).
To progress into 13 Mathematics or 13 Statistics, students must discuss this with their Maths teacher before the start of
Term 3 as they will be required to sit the external AS91267 (2.12 Probability) in place of AS91258 (Sequences and Series)
and AS91268 (Simulations).
• Entry to 13 Mathematics requires 13 credits from 12 Mathematics Skills and must include AS91259 (2.4
     Trigonometry) and AS91267 (2,12 Probability Methods)
• Entry to 13 Statistics requires 11 credits from 12 Mathematics Skills which must include AS91267 (2.12 Probability
     Methods).
• 13 Statistics and 13 Mathematics are Approved Subjects for University Entrance.
Special Conditions of Subject
Students must have a graphics calculator available at all times.

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MEDIA STUDIES                                                                           12MED

Entry Requirements
Students must be in 12 English or have achieved 3 standards from 11 Media Studies.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Design and produce a media text – a two-page feature article for a magazine of own choice
• Explain the use of narrative (telling of a story) in film
• Undertake a media film genre study e.g. Musicals
• Write developed media text for a target audience - feature article

Assessment

                  Standard Code                Int/Ext                 Credits
                     91249                     INT                        4
                     91251                     EXT                        4
                     91252                     INT                        4
                     91253                     INT                        6
                     91255                     INT                        3
                        Total Credits Available                          21

Subject Progression
12 Media Studies leads to 13 Media Studies.
• Entry to 13 Media Studies requires either 3 standards from 12 English or 3 standards from 12 Media
    Studies.
• 13 Media Studies is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.
• At the completion of this course each student will have increased their range of literacy skills to
    encompass visual and printed texts and have a practical involvement in planning and producing a media
    product.
• Media Studies is a subject included in a range of university degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Business Studies,
    Accountancy and Communication or practical courses preparing students for related industries.

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MUSIC                                                                            12MUS
Entry Requirements
• Students must be taking lessons to learn an instrument, either through the school itinerant scheme or
    privately. Students must be working towards at least Grade 4 in theory and performance.
• Students must be involved in at least one of the school-based performance groups.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
Year 12 Music continues the learning undertaken in Year 11 Music.
• Solo performance
• Score reading and theory
• Knowledge of music works
• Composition
• Instrumentation
• Group performance – may only be done in extracurricular music

Assessment

                 Standard Code                 Int/Ext                 Credits
             Compulsory:
                     91270                       INT                      6
                     91277                       EXT                      6
             Students to choose at least one other standard:
                     91271                       INT                      6
                     91272                       INT                      4
                     91273                       INT                      4
                     91276                       EXT                      4
                          Total Credits Available                       16-20

Students are on individual programs based on their strengths. This will be worked out in consultation with
the classroom music teacher.

Subject Progression
12 Music leads to 13 Music.
• Entry to 13 Music requires 2 Music Achievement Standards at Level 2.
• 13 Music is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

Fees
$120.00       Instrument hire
Free Instrument/Vocal tuition for Solo Performance instrument (after that it is $100 per instrument for
lessons and $120 for instrument hire).

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12 MUSIC INDUSTRY                                                                 12MUI

Entry Requirements
Open entry for students who have achieved their NCEA Level 1 Certificate. Students can take this course
with minimal music performance experience. Students MUST be prepared to work in a group and a very
good attendance record is required as there are many practical activities throughout this course

Entry into the Year 12 Music Industry course is at the discretion of the HOD.

Course Outline
Year 12 Music Industry offers contemporary and practical opportunities to develop and enhance skills
fundamental to the Music Industry including: Music Technology, Music Production, Music Industry and
Technology Research.

Key Topics Covered:

•   The fundamentals of recording music and editing sound
•   Researching an aspect of the New Zealand music industry
•   Writing, recording and editing music in music software Logic Pro and Sibelius.
•   Researching the development of music technology

Assessment

                  Standard Code                 Int/Ext                 Credits
                      91278                     INT                        4
                      27657                     INT                        4
                      27658                     INT                        6
                      27703                     INT                        4
                         Total Credits Available                          18

Subject progression
Year 12 Music Industry leads into Year 13 Music Industry

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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE                                                                           12ODA

Entry Requirements
• Due to the nature of this course, places are limited and there will be a selection process. Students applying
    for a place in the course through subject selection will be contacted by the Teacher in Charge near the
    start of Term 4, 2020.

Course outline
The Year 12 Outdoor Adventure course may be run in conjunction with the Year 13 Outdoor Leadership course.
Students are expected to work together in a team environment and assist each other in the variety of activities.

Key topics for Year 12 students may include:
Snowboarding, Snorkelling, Mountain biking, Risk management, Bushcraft, Abseiling, Rock climbing
Planning and preparation.

Assessment

                   Standard Code                  Int/Ext                 Credits
                         426                      INT                        3
                         444                      INT                        1
                         457                      INT                        2
                        4596                      INT                        4
                       20157                      INT                        3
                       28391                      INT                        2
                       91333                      INT                        3
                       91335                      INT                        3
                           Total Credits Available                         15-21

Subject progression
Some students may be offered the opportunity to enrol in 13 Outdoor Leadership.

Special conditions of the subject
An appropriate level of physical fitness is required.

Camp Costs
$450.00 To assist with camp costs. Food and clothing are not included, and students will need to provide
these for themselves.

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PHOTOGRAPHY                                                                                   12PHO

Entry Requirements
Year 11 Visual Art or 12 credits from 11 English

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
Students will gain a vast number skills to be technically proficient in using a digital SLR camera as well as post-
production editing techniques using Adobe creative software such as Photoshop, InDesign and Bridge. Students
will generate meaningful imagery which explores conceptual photographic art-making techniques within a
context of their own choosing.

Students do not need to have access to a camera, the school supplies all the equipment necessary.

Assessment

                   Standard Code                   Int/Ext                  Credits
                       91312                     INT                           4
                       91317                     INT                           4
                       91322                     EXT                          12
                          Total Credits Available                             20

# A full internal course (12-16 credits) can be negotiated upon discussion with HOD

Subject Progression
12 Photography leads to 13 Photography.
13 Photography is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

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PHYSICAL EDUCATION                                                                  12PED

Entry Requirements
Participation in Year 11 Physical Education and Health, or by approval of HOF.

Course Outline
• Safety and risk management as regards physical activity in the outdoors
• Practical skills in two different sports / physical activities.

Assessment

                   Standard Code                Int/Ext                  Credits
                       91330                     INT                        4
                       91333                     INT                        3
                               Additional assessment standards TBC

Subject Progression
Leads to Year 13 Fitness for Sport.

Special Conditions of Subject
• A day trip is an optional part of the assessment - approximate cost is $150.00.
• Students will need a Senior PE top - approximate cost is $45.00.

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PHYSICS                                                                                   12PHY

Entry Requirements
• 12 credits from 11 Science including the Physics external (AS90940) and have reasonable algebra and
    trigonometry skills.
• 12 Mathematics or 12 Mathematics Studies is a co-requisite.
• OR at the discretion of the teacher in charge.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Kinematics and dynamics - analysing motion, collisions, projectiles, circular motion, springs, force and
    energy
• Electricity and electromagnetism - basic principles of electrical circuits, electric fields and
    electromagnetism.
• Light and waves – reflection, refraction, diffraction, interference, curved mirrors and lenses
• Atomic and nuclear physics

Assessment

                  Standard Code                 Int/Ext                  Credits
                      91170                     EXT                         4
                      91171                     EXT                         6
                      91172                     INT                         3
                      91173                     EXT                         6
                      91169                     INT                         3
                         Total Credits Available                           19

Subject Progression
12 Physics leads to 13 Physics which is a pre-requisite for tertiary study in a number of degrees e.g. Pure
Sciences, Engineering, Health Science and Veterinary Science.
• Entry to 13 Physics requires 2 externally assessed standards and 1 internally assessed standard from 12
    Physics (13 credits) and 12 credits from 12 Mathematics.
• 13 Physics is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

Special Conditions of Subject
Students are required to purchase a Physics workbook from the school’s stationery shop - approximate cost is
$30.00.

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PRIMARY INDUSTRIES                                                                     12PRI
Entry Requirements
• At the discretion of the Teacher in Charge which will be based upon the previous year’s work, behaviour
    and achievement.
• Due to the nature of the course, student selection processes and interviews may be required to secure a
    place in the course in 2021.
Course Outline / Key Topics Covered (for the agricultural option)
• Agricultural vehicles and machinery
• Resource maintenance
• Animal handling and treatment
• Livestock welfare
• Health and safety
• If students wish to do Forestry, Equine or Horticulture options, Unit Standards will be chosen in
    consultation with the employer and the Teacher in Charge
Assessment
Internal Unit Standards
The Unit Standards listed below cover the pastoral farming option and are specific to sheep/beef or dairy.
     Some units are applicable to either dairy or sheep/beef and some are common to both. Students will
     choose units based on their work placement preference.

                                        Agriculture Option
                  Standard Code                Int/Ext                Credits
                     18191                      INT                      3
                     18192                      INT                      2
                     18193                      INT                      2
                     19044                      INT                      3
                     19106                      INT                      4
                     19053                      INT                      3
                     19074                      INT                      5
                     19081                      INT                      2
                     19112                      INT                      4
                     24548                      INT                      8
                     24554                      INT                      4
                     24555                      INT                      3
                     24557                      INT                      3
                     24630                      INT                      4
                     24822                      INT                      4
                     24832                      INT                      5
                     24834                      INT                      5
                     30213                      INT                      7
                     31656                      INT                     10
                     31913                      INT                      3
                     31914                      INT                      2

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Subject Progression
• Entry to 13 Agricultural and Horticultural Science may be possible by negotiation with the Teacher in
    Charge. This will be based upon the student’s other academic subjects at year 12.
• At the successful completion of 12 Primary Industries students may qualify for NZ Certificate in Primary
    Industry Skills Level 2. To achieve this, students will need to have gained a minimum of 40 credits over Year
    11 and 12.
Special Conditions
• Students will be required to complete work experience one day per week from mid Term 1 to the end of
    Term 3.
• Students may also be required to complete a prescribed number of days of logged farm work in their own
    time.
• It is a requirement of the ITO that students are drug tested prior to work experience. This will be co-
    ordinated by the school.
• Students may only enter both 12 Primary Industries and 12 Agricultural Science after consultation with the
    Teacher in Charge.
• Students and parents must sign a student contract outlining the student’s commitment to their
    academic and practical work within the class.
• Vehicle training courses will be run and these are compulsory for each student to attend.
• Students may only take one of Primary Industries, Gateway or U-Skills.

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12 PSYCHOLOGY                                                            12PSY

Entry Requirements
14 credits from 11 English, 11 Geography, 11 History or 11 Media Studies and 10 Level 1
Literacy credits.

Course Outline
• Examine different psychological approaches (psychodynamic, evolutionary,
    sociocultural and biological) and how they explain behaviour and our motivation to eat
• Group behaviour
• The nature vs nurture debate and how it has changed over time
• Personality
• Group behaviour – why we behave in a certain way in a group
• Ethics – What are they? Why do psychologists have to adhere to ethics? How are
    ethics different to morals?
• Famous unethical experiments – Harlow’s monkey study, Stanford Prison experiment,
    Milgrim’s obedience study and many more
• How a psychological experiment is carried out and what it entails.

Assessment

                  Standard Code                  Int/Ext              Credits
                     91844                     INT                        6
                     91845                     INT                        3
                     91846                     INT                        4
                     91848                     INT                        3
                        Total Credits Available                          16

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SCIENCE                                                                          12SCI

Entry Requirements
• 12 credits from 11 Science and 7 credits from 11 English or 11 English Studies
• OR 16 credits from 11 Science Studies and 7 credits from 11 English or 11 English Studies
• OR 20 credits from 11 Science Skills and 7 credits from 11 English or 11 English Studies
• OR at the discretion of the teacher in charge.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Survival in extreme environments
• Practical biological investigations
• Microscope skills
• Analysing validity of scientific information
• Earth science investigation

Assessment

                  Standard Code                    Int/Ext             Credits
                      91190                          INT                  4
                      91153                          INT                  4
                      91162                          INT                  3
                      91189                          INT                  4
                      91160                          INT                  3
                           Total Credits Available                       18

Subject Progression
There is no 13 Science course.

Special Conditions of Subject
• Students taking this course may not be enrolled in 12 Biology, 12 Chemistry or 12 Physics.

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12 SOCIAL STUDIES                                                          12SSS

Entry Requirements
• 12 credits from 11 English, History, Geography or Media Studies

Course Outline
The aim of this course is to help students understand how communities and nations meet
their responsibilities and exercise their rights in local, national and global contexts.

•   Current issues in the world
•   Viewpoints, values and perspectives
•   Describe a social action that enables communities or nations to meet responsibilities and
    exercise rights e.g. #Neveragain, Dakota access pipeline
•   Describe personal involvement in a social action related to rights and responsibilities eg
    Amnesty International, World Vision, SPCA, Shave for a Cure
•   Conduct a reflective social inquiry e.g. a protest movement such as Black Lives Matter.
•   Understand conflict arising from different cultural beliefs and ideas e.g. social issues in
    sport

Assessment

                  Standard Code                    Int/Ext               Credits
                      91279                          EXT                    5
                      91280                          INT                    4
                      91282                          INT                    5
                      91283                          INT                    4
                           Total Credits Available                         18

Subject Progression
12 Senior Social Studies leads to 13 Social Studies
• Entry to 13 Senior Social Studies requires 16 credits from 12ENA.
• 13 Senior Social Studies is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

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SPEC (SOUTH PACIFIC EDUCATIONAL COURSES)                                          SPEC

Entry Requirements
Staff will recommend students for this course. Recommendations will be given to the Year 11
Dean.

Subject Matter
This programme is based on the key competencies in each learning area or the New Zealand
curriculum.

The following key competencies from the National Curriculum are covered:
• Thinking
• Relating to others
• Using language symbols and texts
• Managing self
• Participating and contributing

Individual challenges are set within a range of choices. Planning how to achieve the goals and
     reviewing progress are an integral part of the learning.

Assessment
• Students receive a SPEC certificate if they successfully complete the course
• Internal moderation is followed by external moderation as each level is completed.

Learning Outcomes
Students experience self-organisation and take responsibility for their own learning. Their
independent work is closely supervised. A wide range of personal skills can be formally
recognised.

Fees
$40.00 towards the cost of workbooks

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SPORT SCIENCE                                                                      12SPS

Entry Requirements
16 credits from 11 Sport Science and must include AS90963.
Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Anatomy and biomechanics applied to a physical activity
• Safety and risk management applied to physical activity in the outdoors
• Practical skills in two different sports / physical activities
• Motor skill learning and sports psychology principles in a physical activity
• Physical activity and its relationship with a healthy lifestyle
• Principles and methods of training in relation to physical activity
• Role and significance of physical activity for young people.
Assessment

                  Standard Code                     Int/Ext              Credits
                      91328                           INT                   5
                      91327                           INT                   3
                      91330                           INT                   4
                      91331                           INT                   4
                      71329                           INT                   4
                            Total Credits Available                         20

Subject Progression
12 Sport Science leads to 13 Sport Science or 13 Fitness for Sport.
• Entry to 13 Sport Science requires 16 credits from 12 Sport Science and must include
    AS91328.
• Entry to 13 Fitness for Sport is open.
• 13 Sport Science is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.
Special Conditions of Subject
• Students taking 12 Sport Science may not enter 12 Recreational Physical Education.
• Students will need a PE top ($45)

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TE AO MĀORI                                                                             12TEAO
Nau mai, haere mai! The Te Ao Māori course will provide students with the opportunity to
gain a respect for Māori knowledge and tikanga and an understanding of traditional and
contemporary Māori views.

Students will actively participate in a range of different learning experiences at local marae
and interact with and within their school and community environment, practising and
applying tikanga as it applies to local mana whenua. They will become aware of the links
between the views, values, beliefs and tikanga of themselves and others.

                                     ‘He kai kei āku ringa’

Entry Requirements
Level 1 Literacy. This course does not require knowledge of te reo Māori.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
A project-based course will be developed to meet the interests and needs of the students and
to teach via student engagement in problem-solving and exploration.
 Kaupapa may include:
•    Whakapapa, Ngā kōrero o neherā, Atua Māori
•    Tourism Māori, Kaitiakitanga
•    Tikanga Māori, Pōwhiri. Manaaki Manuhiri
•    Māori history, The New Zealand Wars
•    A Māori Leader / Waka study
•    Māori Performing Arts

Assessment

               Standards                            Int/Ext                   Credits

Students may have an individual and
group programme of internally assessed     All unit Standards are     Up to 20 credits will be
Unit Standards in Tikanga, Manaaki          internally assessed              available
Marae, Māori Tourism and/or Māori
Performance.

Students of Kapa Haka who perform at Pae Taiohi may also enter US 22759 – 10 credits.

Subject Progression
Year 13 Te Ao Māori course. Internal Unit Standards (Manaaki Marae, Tikanga Māori,
Māori Tourism and Māori Performing Arts)

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TE REO MĀORI                                                                      12MAO
Entry Requirements
10 credits from 11 Te Reo Māori which must include AS91089 (1.5 Waihanga Tuhinga) and
either AS91087 (1.3 Pānui) or AS91088 (1.4 Tuhituhi). By application to the Teacher in Charge,
students may be able to have an individual internally assessed Unit Standards programme in
Tikanga, Tikanga-a-iwi, Māori Tourism and/or Māori Performing Arts.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
• Pānui
• Tuhituhi
• Waihanga Tuhinga
• Kōrero
• Whakarongo

Assessment

                  Standard Code                    Int/Ext              Credits
                      91285                    INT                         6
                      91287                    EXT                         6
                      91288                    INT                         6
             Extension:
                      91284                    INT                         4
             Alternative Unit Standards Programme:
                       7258                    INT                         5
                       7266                    INT                         5
                       7270                    INT                         5
                           Total Credits Available                         18

Subject Progression
12 Te Reo Māori leads to 13 Te Reo Māori.
• Entry to 13 Te Reo Māori requires 12 credits from 12 Te Reo Māori and must include
    AS91288 (2.5 Waihanga Tuhinga) and either AS91286 (2.3 Pānui) or AS91287 (2.4 Tuhituhi).
• 13 Te Reo Māori is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

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ENGINEERING                                                                         12TEN

Entry Requirements
18 credits from 11 Technology Hard Materials (THM) and 10 credits from 11 English and 10
credits from 11 Mathematics.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
To design, and make, using engineering processes, an approved project e.g. 50cc mini bike.

Assessment

                   Standard Code                    Int/Ext               Credits
                       2430                           INT                    3
                       2395                           INT                    4
                       2387                           INT                    2
                       2432                           INT                    3
                       4433                           INT                    2
                       4435                           INT                    4
                       4436                           INT                    4
                      21911                           INT                    2
                      20917                           INT                    2
                            Total Credits Available                         26

Subject Progression
12 Engineering leads to 13 Engineering.
• Entry to 13 Engineering requires 21 credits from 12 Engineering.
• This course develops student skills in the use of hand and machine tools with direct
    application to specific projects recognised by Competenz that will provide entry for a range
    of Engineering associated apprentice and career programmes.

Special Conditions of Subject
This course includes three competition days at Manfield - the first three days of Term 4.

Fees
• $850.00 (estimated) is the kit price to make the minibike. This price could be subject to
    change due to the NZ dollar exchange rate.
• A non-refundable deposit (GST inclusive) of $510 due by Week 3 Term 4 2020 or by
    payment plan set up by due date. If paying by payment plan full deposit must be paid by
    end of 2020.

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TECHNOLOGY TEXTILES                                                          12TTE

   Entry Requirements
   10 credits from 11 Technology Textiles or 10 credits from 11 English. An ability to do practical
   sewing is essential.

   Course Outline / Key Topics Covered

   Students learn advanced construction skills in order to construct a garment featuring at
   least two of them. They include:
   • Style features, such as set in sleeve, fly front, tailored collars and cuffs, welt pockets
        and/or decorative features such as pin tucking, embroidery, and shirring

   Sustainable Fashion: Students work with a client to upcycle garments.
   • You will individually research, design and construct textile items for a client, presenting a
       solution to meet their needs.

Assessment

                      Standard Code                    Int/Ext                Credits
                          91357                          INT                    6
                          91356                          INT                    6
                          91345                          INT                    6
                               Total Credits Available                          18

   Subject Progression
   12 Technology Textiles leads to 13 Technology Textiles.
   • Entry to 13 Technology Textiles requires 10 credits from 12 Technology Textiles. An
       ability to do practical sewing is essential.
   • 13 Technology Textiles is an Approved Subject for University Entrance.

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TOURISM                                                                 12TOU

Entry Requirements
Open entry.

Course Outline
• World and New Zealand travel destinations and their attractions and activities
• Tourism businesses and the roles within them
• Numeracy skills for tourism
• Tourist characteristics and needs
• Social and cultural impacts of tourism
• Students will be offered several optional standards included in the list below.

Assessment

                  Standard Code                   Int/Ext             Credits
                     18237                          INT                  3
                     24726                          INT                  2
                     24727                          INT                  3
                     24728                          INT                  3
                     24729                          INT                  4
                     24730                          INT                  4
                     24731                          INT                  4
                     24732                          INT                  3
                          Total Credits Available                      19-26

Subject Progression
12 Tourism leads to 13 Tourism.
• Credits contribute towards the NCEA Level 2 Certificate and form the first year of the
    two-year National Certificate in Tourism (Introductory Skills) Level 2. Students can
    continue for the second year in 13 Tourism to complete their Certificate.

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TRANSITION                                                                           TRA

Entry Requirements
Staff will recommend students for this course. Recommendations will be given to the Special
Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) who will liaise with the Dean to enter students in this course.

Course Outline / Key Topics Covered
This is a predominantly practical course which is individualised for each student.
The course may include:
• Practical life skills such as cooking for flatting, household management
• Work experience
• Constructive use of leisure time
• Interpersonal skills training
• Working towards individual goals set at an IEP

Outside agencies such as CCS Disability Action, Enable, Family Planning Association and WINZ
may be invited to contribute to the course as the need arises.

Assessment
There is no formal assessment, though feedback to parents / caregivers is provided at both
Transition Meetings and IEP meetings.

Learning Outcomes
Students will increase their awareness of the skills they will need as they move from school to
life beyond school.

Fees
A contribution towards outings and materials may be requested as the need occurs.

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