Learning / Learning Areas

Learning Languages

In Languages, students learn to communicate in an additional language, develop their capacity to learn further languages, and explore different world views in relation to their own.

Middle School (Years 7 & 8)

Year 7 & 8 Te Reo is embedded in the Y7 & 8 curriculum areas so student gain exposure to a wide range of language in the different curriculum areas they study.

We offer Japanese, Chinese, and Spanish courses in Years 7 & 8 as follows:

YEAR 7 YEAR 8
Students are introduced to language and culture, so they can introduce themselves, try new foods and explore festivals. Many students from our ALLiS schools are now extending these basics skills in Japanese and Chinese in Y7. These courses focus on building everyday vocabulary so students can interact in with simple language in supported situations.Students begin to understand differences and similarities with their own language(s) and make intercultural connections.

Middle School (Years 9 & 10)

Year 9 Year 10
Japanese Japanese
Spanish Spanish
Te Reo Maori Te Reo Maori
Chinese Chinese
ESOL Elementary A ESOL Elementary A
ESOL Elementary B ESOL Elementary B
ESOL Intermediate A ESOL Intermediate A

Senior School (Years 11 - 13)

Year 11 Year 12 Year 13
Japanese Japanese Japanese
Spanish Spanish Spanish
Te Reo Maori Te Reo Maori Te Reo Maori
ESOL Elementary A ESOL Elementary A ESOL Elementary A
ESOL Elementary B ESOL Elementary B ESOL Elementary B
ESOL Intermediate A ESOL Intermediate A ESOL Intermediate A
ESOL Intermediate B ESOL Intermediate B ESOL Intermediate B
IELTS International English Language Testing System ESOL Advanced ESOL Advanced
IELTS International English Language Testing System IELTS International English Testing System