Year 9 to 10

All Year 10 students study a compulsory set of subjects comprising English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education and Wellbeing. 

Extension classes are run in English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies. Student’s examination results will determine entry into these classes.

All students need to select THREE subjects from the list below.

  1. Select ONE Language from:
  • Māori
  • Chinese 
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese 
  • Spanish for Beginners
  • Korean for Beginners

All languages, except for Māori, are not available to native speakers. Language courses run for the full year.

   2. All students will complete a Technology course:

The Technology course includes a half year course in Digital Technology. Then All students will then select ONE of:

  • Food Technology or
  • Technology

This means that the Technology course will be one of

A half year course in Digital Technology and a half year course in Food technology

OR

A half year course in Digital Technology and a half year course in Materials Technology.

Students will need to rank Food Technology or Materials Technology either as 1st preference or 2nd preference, we will endeavour to give every student their 1st preference.

3. Students then need to select ONE course from

  • Art
  • Chinese 
  • French 
  • German 
  • Japanese 
  • Spanish for Beginners
  • Korean for Beginners
  • Māori
  • Māori Performing Arts
  • Design and Visual Communication (DVC)
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Music Institute
  • Academy of Sport Basketball
  • Academy of Sport Cricket
  • Academy of Sport Distance Running
  • Academy of Sport Individual Sportsmen
  • Academy of Sport Football
  • Academy of Sport Hockey
  • Academy of Sport Rowing
  • Academy of Sport Rugby

These option choice courses run for the full year.

Please note that the Academy of Sport and Music Institute are restricted entry courses to students who are currently in the Year 9 programmes. If you wish to trial for any of these courses, please see Mr Strang for Academy of Sport, or Mr Robinson for Music Institute.

4. All students will complete a course in

  • Finance and Society AND 
  • Media and Society

 

If you are not returning to Westlake Boys High School in 2021, please see Mr Jackson.


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