Learning / Middle School (Years 7 to 10)

Years 7 & 8

​Year 7

The home room teacher is responsible for much of the curriculum in subjects such as English, Social Studies, Mathematics and Science. During the year students receive specialist teaching in:

  • Music
  • Art
  • Drama and dance
  • Language – Spanish, Mandarin or Japanese
    • Te Reo is incorporated into homeroom programmes at Year 7, especially through social studies and health topics. Students will be encouraged in the use of Te Reo through creating and practising their own mihimihi, learning of the school karakia, te reo kori and performances around the time of Matariki.
  • Technology Subjects – Food, Fabric, Digital Technology

(All students in Year 7 will receive tuition in basic Information Technology as part of their normal curriculum studies).

Year 8

In Year 8, students continue to be taught the majority of their core subjects in home room classes. In addition they are given specialist teaching in:

  • Music
  • Art
  • Drama and dance
  • Language – Spanish, Mandarin or Japanese
    • Te Reo is incorporated into homeroom programmes at Year 8
  • Technology Subjects – Food, Fabric, Digital Technology
  • Information Technology skills will also be taught within the curriculum