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Curriculum

The curriculum at Waimea College is extensive enabling our students to formulate their own unique learning opportunities in order to provide opportunities for them to expand their vision and enjoy success. This will help them to develop positive attitudes that will encourage further study, training and life-long learning.

At the junior level the curriculum has a number of compulsory subjects from the eight learning areas of the National Curriculum. In addition, students have the opportunity to select from a range of option and enrichment subjects to complete their programme.

In the senior school, students select more specialised subjects in preparation for a career, further training or tertiary study.  We aim to have our students leave school with a nationally recognised qualification. We also cater for different individual abilities and needs through our extension, support and special education programmes.

The College offers all students:

  • a comprehensive range of subjects from Year 9 to Year 13 leading to the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Levels 1, 2 and 3.
  • a 21st century curriculum that is engaging & responsive to students’ needs
  • Trades Academy & Vocational Pathway options
  • technology rich curriculum delivery including BYOD
  • additional opportunities to accelerate and extend any special abilities through our Gifted and Talented programme
  • in need of additional assistance with their learning, specialised support through our student support network.

 

Waimea College News & Events

Upcoming Events

  • Rockquest Finals18 May 2018These are being held on Friday 18 May
  • Manu Korero Regionals25 May 2018Waimea College will be hosting this event on Friday 25 May
  • Cashmere Sports Exchange30 May 2018Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 May
  • SHREK, The Musical 02 Jul 2018Come along to Waimea College’s school production of SHREK, The Musica... [Read more]
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