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The Junior School subjects

All Year 9-10 students at ManawatÅ« College study seven compulsory subjects. These subjects are derived from the seven Essential Learning Areas of the National Curriculum:
 
  • Language & Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Health & Physical Well-Being
  • Technology
  • The Arts
 

COMPULSORY JUNIOR WHOLE-YEAR SUBJECTS

  • English
  • Social Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • PE & Life Skills
Classes in each of these subjects are ability-grouped.
 

COMPULSORY MODULES FOR YEAR 9

All Year 9 students will rotate through three Technology and three Arts Modules, all of 12-13 weeks in length.
 

Technology Modules

  • Digital Technologies
  • Food Technology
  • Design Technology

Arts Modules

  • Dance and Drama
  • Music
  • Visual Art
 

OPTIONAL HALF-YEAR/WHOLE-YEAR MODULES FOR YEAR 9

All Year 9 students are to choose two half-year modules or one full-year module from the following:
  • Te Reo Maori (half-year or full-year)
  • Japanese (half-year)
  • Financial Studies (half-year)
  • Additional Literacy and/or Numeracy (half-year or full-year)
 

HALF-YEAR OPTIONS FOR YEAR 10

Two Arts Options and two Technology Options are to be chosen from each of the following lists:

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Maori Performing Arts
  • Music
  • Design Technology
  • Digital Technology
  • Food Technology
  • Robotics
  • Workshop Technology (Wood)
  • Workshop Technology (Metal)
 

FULL-YEAR OPTIONS FOR YEAR 10

 
All Year 10 students are to choose one of the following:
  • Te Reo Maori
  • Japanese
  • Financial Studies
  • Thematic Studies