Senior School Curriculum & Staff

Years 11, 12 and 13 Options

All students in Year 11 will have the opportunity to choose four options – English and Math are compulsory. All students in Year 12-13 will have the opportunity to choose five options – English is compulsory. All options run for the whole year.

Choose from:

  • Food Technology
  • Hardwood Technology –  click LINK to view our Buildability Challenge blog
  • Music
  • Mathematics
  • Horticulture
  • Visual Art and Photography
  • Sciences Physics, Chemistry and Biology
  • Graphics
  • Physical Education
  • Digital Technology
  • Te Reo Maori
  • Gateway
  • Social Sciences
  • Surf Academy (See Surf Academy page)

Staffing

Year Group Option Approximate number of students per class: Specialist Teacher
Year 11-13 Food Technology 10-15 Stevie Gardiner
Year 11-13 Hardwood Technology 10-15 Glenn Rangitonga
Year 11 Only Music 10-15 Nicky Keys with support fromDave O’Loughlin
Year 11-12 Horticulture 10-15 Angela Prain
Year 11-13 Visual Art & Photography 10-15 Jeanette MacDonell-Rata
Year 11-13 Science 10-15 Lee Copson
Year 11-12 Only Graphics 10-15 Deane Hishon
Year 11-13 Physical Education 15-20 Hans Geurson
Year 11-13 Digital Technology & Web Design 10-15 Andy Sherlock
Year 11-13 Te Reo Maori 10-15 Quenten Browne
Year 12-13 Mathematics 10-15 Logan Nathan
Year 12-13 Only Gateway and Tourism 10-15 Pauline Sweetman
Year 11-12 Only Social Studies 10-15 Naomi Tovio
Year 13 Only  Philosophy 8-10  UOW
Year 11-13 Surfing Academy 10-15 Deane Hishon and Larry Fisher