Senior subjects and course overview

Westland High School offers an extensive range of subjects. A course overview for all Senior subjects can be viewed by following the link. Westland High School Senior course outlines.

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
Digital Technologies Hangarau Makihiko
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 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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