Year 11

Below are the Year 11 Course Descriptions for students.

Students are encouraged to visit the Careers NZ website: . There are a number of useful tools on this website to help students think about the subjects they will need for their chosen pathway, or to consider which pathway they are interested in. For students who are unsure of their pathway as yet, it is important to select a range of options they are interested in and enjoy.

If students need help and advice regarding selecting their courses, the following staff are available for guidance –

Year 11 Deans Karen McKenzie ext 814
Liz Carrick ext 814
Head of School Ryan Wilson ext 833
Assistant Head of School Mike Pearce ext 833


We also have Teri Nichol our Careers Co-ordinator at College Monday to Thursday.  Students can book a time to see her at the Transition office.

Debbie van Rooyen is also available to discuss the Gateway programme through the Transition office.

Students who will be studying NCEA Levels 1, 2 or 3 next year are asked to return the Course Selection Form to their Family Form Teacher by Thursday 31st August 2017.


Click on the below subjects for further details:

11ACC – Accounting

11AGR – Agricultural Science

11AHM – AgHort Academy

11ARP – Art Projects

11ART – Art Portfolio

11DAN – Dance

11DES – Design and Visual Communication

11DIP – Digital Information Practical

11DIT – Digital Information Technology

11DRA – Drama

11ECO – Economics

11ENF – English Foundation

11ENG – English Extension

11ENM – English Mid Band

11ENV – English Vocational

11ELS – English Language Studies

11ESL – ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

11FNT – Food and Nutrition

11FSA – Applied Food Skills

11FST – Foundation Studies

11GEO – Geography

11GER – German

11HED – Health

11HIS – History

11JPN – Japanese

11LNS – Literacy and Numeracy

11MAA – Mathematics Advanced

11MAT – Mathematics Mid Band

11MAP – Mathematics Applied

11MAO – Te Reo Māori

11TIK – Tikanga Māori

11MTF – Materials Technology Fabrics

1MTB – Materials Technology Building

11MTM – Hard Materials Metal

11MTW – Hard Materials Wood

11MTA – Materials Applied

11MUP – Music Performance

11MUS – Music

11ONL – Online Learning

11PED – Physical Education

11PEP – Physical Education Practical

11SCI – Science