Science

 

Curriculum level                                  Compulsory or Elective                       Frequency           Learning
Junior School (Years 7-8) Compulsory Full year
(2 hours per week)
General Science.
Middle School (Years 9-10)         Compulsory At least one trimester per year                              

(4 hours per week)

General Science that is grouped into theme-based options which include: Science Fair, A and E, Alien, Electromancer, Forensics, Cook, Pyrotechnics, Catastrophe, Transport and Environmental Sustainability, nViz, Alive and Kicking, Extinction, Species at War, Studio Magic.
Senior School (Year 11) Elective Whole year Follows the NCEA curriculum and is general science with units in Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
Senior School (Years 12-13) Elective Whole year Biology, Chemistry and Physics are run as separate classes which follow the NCEA curriculum. Students can choose to take some or all of these subjects.

Upcoming events

Friday 10 Dec

10th December Last day of term 4.

Friday 10 Dec

10th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre. Middle School 9am. Junio... [Read more]

Thursday 2 Dec

2nd of December Teacher Only Day. No School. This is a day set by the Ministry of Education and will be coveri... [Read more]

Monday 29 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 22 Nov

22nd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre at 6pm.

Monday 25 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Monday 18 Oct

18th October. Term 4 begins

Friday 1 Oct

1st October. Last day of term 3.

Friday 24 Sep

24th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]

Monday 13 Sep

13th September to 20th September is Te wiki o te reo Maori / Maori language week. Visit https://www.tewikioter... [Read more]
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