The Religious Education Curriculum, although intentionally educational, does aim to help students to develop a relationship with God and to witness to the teachings of Jesus Christ by the way they live. The programme also aims to teach material that is theologically sound.
Art is taught at all levels from years 7-13 and includes working with a variety of materials and styles.
Music is taught to all students from years 7-10 and is optional from years 11-13. Learning to play instruments, reading music and composing are all activities undertaken.
Drama is an taught to all in Years 7-10 and is then offered for NCEA from Year 11 onwards.
Mathematics is a compulsory core subject in Year 9 and 10 and follows the National Curriculum.
At NCEA level, the subject specialises in the areas of Mathematics, Statistics, Calculus, Practical Mathematics
Physical Education is compulsory in years 7-10 but becomes an option for NCEA, splitting into Physical Education and Sports Studies.
Pathways/Star and Gateway
These courses allow students to gain credits that can be used towards the NCEA. In some cases students can gain National Certificates and / or Vocational Pathways Certificates on top of their NCEA results.