Senior subjects and course overview

Westland High School offers an extensive range of subjects. The Senior curriculum handbook has more information on senior subjects offered this is updated each year. You can request this information through the school.

Languages
English
Te Reo Maori
French*
English for Speaker of other languages
(ESOL)
Mathematics
Mathematics
Calculus
Statistics and Modelling
Accounting
Science
General Science
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Health & Physical Education
Physical Education
Outdoor Education
The Arts
Painting
Printmaking
Design
Sculpture
Photography
Art History
Music
Drama and Dance
Technology
Textiles Technology
Multi-materials Technology (including Woodwork, Metalwork and Furniture-making**)
Design and Visual Communication (Graphics)
Food Technology / Hospitality
Digital Technology / Computing
Robotics and Electronics***
Social Sciences
Geography*
History
Tourism
Classical Studies
Vocational
Gateway
Work Experience
Trades Academy


*Where there are low numbers for these courses, the subject may be offered by distance learning.

**Furniture-making is only available for Senior School students.

***Robotics and Electronics is subject to sufficient student demand and available staff.

Senior School students (Years 11-13) can complete National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) qualifications.

Westland High School is also a member of the Toki Pounamu cluster of West Coast schools embracing digital learning. This provides a seamless transition from primary school where students are also engaged in the Learn, Create, Share pedagogy that has been proven to lift student achievement rates.

At Westland High School, students will be required to use their own Chromebooks for learning in most classes.

Upcoming events

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Last day of term 4, 2020.

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre.

Monday 30 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 23 Nov

23rd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre.

Friday 13 Nov

13th November Senior students go on study leave for their NCEA exams.

Monday 26 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Monday 12 Oct

12th October to 17th October Westland High School will be staging Big Fish a School production at the Regent t... [Read more]

Monday 12 Oct

Term 4 begins

Friday 25 Sep

Last day of term 3.

Friday 25 Sep

25th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]
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