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Senior Curriculum

The majority of senior courses are assessed through NCEA Achievement Standards which contain both internal and external assessments. The focus of the senior curriculum is to allow pathways for all students to reach their full academic potential and gain relevant qualifications.

Year 11

Students study English, Mathematics, Science, Religious Education and two other subject options.

Year 12

Students study English and Religious Education and four other subject options that are selected in consultation with their Tutor Teachers, House Leaders, Careers Advisor and parents.

Year 13

Students study English and Religious Education and either four or five other subject options that are selected in consultation with their Tutor Teachers, House Leaders, Careers Advisor and parents.

Subjects currently offered within the senior curriculum include:

Accounting, Art, Art Design, Automotive Engineering, Biology, Building, Careers, Chemistry, Classical Studies, DVC, Digital Technology, Drama, Economics, English, English Language, Food and Nutrition, French, Gateway, Geography, History, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Outdoor Education, Physics, Physical Education, Programming & Technology, Psychology, Religious Education, Samoan, Science, Technology, Te Reo Maori and Tourism.

Senior Course Option Booklet for 2022

Assessment Policy

It is essential that the procedures in the Student Assessment Policy are understood and closely adhered to. They represent both your rights and your responsibilities as a student.

Assessment Policy PDF

Student Orientation Guide

This is a guide to the code of conduct, school anthem, haka, and other information related to your time as a student at St Patrick's College.

Student Orientation Guide PDF