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).


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

The option subjects they can choose from are:



Art- Contemporary MaoriDramaMusic
Art- visualEuropean LanguagesPerforming Arts
ChineseFoodsPrimary Industries
Computer Design TechnologyMaoriProduct & Design
DanceProduct & ManufacturingTextile & Fashion Technology
Design & Visual CommunicationMoney Smart

Follow the link to view a short explanation of the option courses available for Year 9 Option courses

Year 9 Options Courses-2020