Senior subjects and course overview
Westland High School offers an extensive range of subjects. The 2019 Senior curriculum handbook has more information on senior subjects offered this is updated each year.
Te Reo Maori
English for Speaker of other languages
Statistics and Modelling
Health & Physical Education
Drama and Dance
Multi-materials Technology (including Woodwork, Metalwork and Furniture-making**)
Design and Visual Communication (Graphics)
Food Technology / Hospitality
Digital Technology / Computing
Robotics and Electronics***
*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.