Year 9 Options- overview

All Year 9 students follow a compulsory programme in English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education and Health. They also choose nine option subjects covering the other three learning areas. Each of these nine subjects is studied for a trimester (approximately twelve weeks).


Year 9 Subject Options. Year 9 students select 9 option courses.

Students are strongly encouraged to include a broad range of areas in their choices.

The subjects they can choose from are:



Art- Contemporary MaoriDramaMusic
Art- visualEuropean LanguagesPerforming Arts
ChineseFoodsOutdoor Education
Computer Design TechnologyMaoriPrimary Industries
DanceMarket PlaceProduct & Design
Design & Visual CommunicationMoney SmartTextile & Fashion Technology


The Switch Project - information
The Switch Project- application form

Follow the link to view a short explanation of the Courses available

Year 9 Courses for 2019