This course is based on the BConstructive programme, and will build the skills required to enter a trade.
Learn about all sorts of organisms from the microscopic to the very large. Enrol in this course if you are considering health, veterinary or food science pathways. Prepares you for 13 Biology.
This course deals with the big picture, looking at business globally as well as within New Zealand. There is flexibility to match the class’s interest in business and economics. All students get the chance to create and build their own business.
This course prepares you for Year 13 and scholarship chemistry. You need this course if you are considering engineering, health, veterinary or food science pathways.
The theme of this course is A Child’s World and its Influences. This course is designed for students who want to learn about children and the issues facing families today. Gain knowledge, skills and attitudes to prepare for further study in early childhood and other related fields.
This course will introduce you to the social and conflict history of the late Roman Republic, the writings of key ancient biographers and the monumental architecture of the Roman Empire.
This course builds on the skills learnt in level 1 with a stronger emphasis on dance technique and choreography.
In this course you will combine creativity with digital technology to communicate ideas using image and text.
Need skills in the Microsoft Office suite such as Word, Excel or PowerPoint? This self-paced course is perfect if you need to acquire Microsoft Office skills for studies or work. Gain as many credits as you need for those mid-year enrolments or stay the whole year and become an MS Office whiz.
This course builds on the skills learnt in Level 1, with a stronger emphasis on the social and political aspects of theatre. You explore the principles and conventions of Epic Theatre and perform in a major production at the end of the year.
Students enrolled in 12Drama must be enrolled in 12English with Drama. The work you do in 12DRA directly relates to the work you do in 12English with Drama.
This course covers a range of astronomical and geological ideas. It gives a basic grounding as well as a way into the Year 13 course.
This course encourages you to build on practical experience with electronics. It can lead to further study or allow you to continue with electronics as a hobby. It is a useful introduction into many career pathways.
In this course you develop skills deemed to be important in the workplace.
This course has a strong focus on giving you the skills to work successfully with language and texts that are becoming increasingly sophisticated and challenging in our world.
This course has a strong focus on working towards internals and the literacy reading and writing standards. Slower-paced than 12ENA.
This English course is designed specifically for Drama students. You will study & write a range of scripts and watch and review plays. Students will gain Level 2 UE literacy. In order to take this class you must be enrolled in 12DRA.
Students enrolled in 12English with Drama must be enrolled in 12DRA. The work you do in 12English with Drama directly relates to the work you do in YR12 Drama.
Want to develop your self-management, information literacy, thinking and speaking skills, and gain level 2 credits? This course is for learners who want to develop their communication and study skills in a practical and relevant way.
This course allows you to build on level 1 knowledge and understanding of film through the study of existing films. You will also make your own film product and further develop your ability to write critically about media.
This course gives an overview of current gender issues in society as well as the history behind them. You are encouraged to take part in shaping the course and there is an emphasis on current events, the influence of the media on gender and rights, reforms and relationships.
Study the natural and cultural environments that we live in. We examine implications for the future on a range of issues, from local through to global.
This course extends the knowledge you gained in level 1. It is project-based with a wide range of skills open to you. You get to choose and negotiate with the teacher the terms of your projects.
In this course you investigate influences, consequences and strategies within a range of health issues.
This course focuses on the concept of Crisis and explores history and geographic themes where people have experienced major challenges in their lives. Through historical investigation and the study of primary and secondary sources, you will build your skills as an Historian. Student topic selection is a feature of the course.
Here you develop the skills needed to work in the industry at an entry level, including gaining a barista qualification. Gain credits towards a hospitality qualification.
The theme is ‘Law from Living Room to Courtroom’. The course is designed to introduce students to the New Zealand legal system and to explore some of the aspects of the law that will affect you throughout your life.
This course is designed for students who wish to continue maths to a higher level. It is excellent preparation for NCEA Level 3 Calculus and Statistics.
This course is aimed at students who may struggle with the faster pace of the 12 Maths Academic course. It is mostly internally assessed, with one external exam. Excellent preparation for 13MAG.
This internally assessed course builds on skills gained in Year 11 as well as introducing new concepts. It is aimed at students who have gained some Level 1 AS credits but who are not fully prepared for 12MAG.
Animate motion and graphic design ideas to communicate ideas
This course extends the skills learned in Year 11 with a wide range of options available in performance and written music.
Not all internal credits taken in one year.
The theme of this course is ‘Kiwiana’. The course is designed for new migrants to New Zealand who want to learn about the history and geography of their new homeland.
Explore the long history of conflict in NZ from 1650-1845. Through historical investigation and study of primary and secondary sources, you will build your skills as an historian.
In this course you are introduced to a variety of outdoor pursuits.
Costs include camp fees
This is a practical course for art students to develop the skills and techniques needed to make paintings and to develop skills to think analytically about the drawing and painting process.
This course introduces you to the technical skills needed to direct and produce theatre and film projects. It also helps you develop the practical skills needed for make up, costume and prop design.
This course explores fundamental views about the universe and our place in it.
This introductory course helps develop creative camera and Photoshop skills.
This course extends the skills gained in Level 1. You focus on biophysical principles, leadership strategies and event management.
This course gives you a grounding for career pathways like aviation, medicine and engineering. Some mathematics understanding is needed.
In this course you learn and develop skills in drawing and printmaking techniques. Use these skills to develop your own work based on a theme.
You investigate a variety of psychological methods and perspectives in order to develop an understanding of human behaviour.
This course will further expand your understanding of te reo Māori and tikanga Māori, develop your fluent language and increase your knowledge of Māori history. You will complete unit standards in both reo and tikanga Māori.
Get yourself a head start by gaining real experience in one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Enhance your basic web and programming skills to an intermediate level in this course that will challenge your logic and problem solving ability. Expose yourself to the world of computer networking.
In this course you engage with sport and fitness in a range of contexts.
The focus is on practical skills for garment construction using technology design process researching factors influencing fashion.
Learn about the tourism industry in a New Zealand and world context.
Are you interested in working in one of over 30 industries ranging from landscaping to equine? You will be introduced to a range of skills, health and safety issues, and real-world applications for enhancing New Zealand’s plant and animal environments within an urban setting.
This is a course for students who love to write, want to develop as a writer and pick up some NCEA credits as part of their writing journey.
Please note: This course is designed to complement Year 12 or Year 13 English. It is not suitable as a substitute for English.
Academic English aims to prepare students for tertiary level study. The programmes are suitable for students who wish to study at a university, polytechnic or improve their formal English in the workplace.
This is for students who need literacy support to complete Level 2 English.
This is for students who need literacy support to complete Level 2 English.
CTC is a trades-based programme that operates out of Ara. You have access to the latest workshops, equipment and professional trades tutors two days a week. You also study three subjects of your choice at Hagley. You will be required to complete approximately 60-100 hours of work experience.
This computing course is designed for English language learners with no or limited computing experience. Learn how to operate a windows-based PC, search for information on the internet, send emails and other computing skills needed for everyday life.
Your work can contribute to gaining unit standards for the New Zealand Certificate in English Language or Literacy Level 1 NCEA unit standards.
This course offers you a fun and interactive way to build your level 2 credits while you work with exciting ideas across a range of topics. You will emerge from this course with the essential skills to be an independent learner and have developed employability skills. You will learn how to apply your own learning style to be successful both in and out of school.
This course offers structured workplace experience in areas of your choice. Gain standards which contribute to NCEA.
In this course, you will learn skills to support you beyond school and into your adult life. Some topics include your legal rights and responsibilities, examining support services available to you, budgeting and living independently. You will have guest speakers from outside agencies and will visit some core community organisations.
Turn your passion for food into a culinary career! The culinary arts are an exciting growth industry across the world - new jobs and opportunities limited only by your imagination. Whether you want to open a restaurant, be a food writer of traveller... perhaps launch a food product or franchise - the food industry offers great challenges, variety and rewards.
Are you into performing and playing music? Are you looking for a course to enable you to be a full-time musician? These courses have been designed for students who have a passion, ability and a strong interest in a career in music. It enables them to fully immerse themselves while working toward a National Certificate in Music and NCEA Levels 2 or 3.
Develop skills in English as well as gain NCEA credits. In a supportive environment, you develop knowledge and skills for success at high school, your chosen career or academic study.
ELL unit standards contribute to the New Zealand Certificate in English Language NCEA, Numeracy and Literacy unit standards.
This course enables you to develop your community language, knowledge and skills. It is excellent preparation for actively participating in New Zealand life as well as prepare for a job or academic study.
This course enables you to build on and develop your community language, knowledge and skills. Excellent preparation for actively participating in New Zealand life as well as preparation for a job or academic study.
ELL unit standards which contribute to the New Zealand Certificate in English Language. NCEA, Numeracy and Literacy unit standards.
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