Students entering Year 12
All students in Year 12 will select 6 courses. English is compulsory; this is to make sure they gain Level 2 University Entrance Literacy. Students who select Automotive Vocational Pathways or Building and Construction Vocational Pathways will automatically be selected for English VP, Maths VP and Science VP and will select one more option of their choice.
For some subjects at NCEA Level 2 there may be prerequisites. This means students need to have studied a designated Level 1 subject and gained a specified number of credits or achieved certain standards.
Many employers see NCEA Level 2 or above as the basic requirement for a job or apprenticeship. Students interested in a trade or practical vocation can often work towards this and earn NCEA credits at Level 2 while they are at school. Their options can include a Vocational Pathways course at a tertiary education provider.
Before selecting courses students should explore their options by:
N.B. Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.