A Curriculum Handbook detailing courses offered at Years 9 to 13 is published in addition to this prospectus. This handbook will be available from the beginning of Term 3 on the school’s website.
As students progress into the senior school there are a broad range of subjects to choose from. At year 11 a range of semester courses are offered as students study for Level 1 of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA). It is compulsory to take some English or Te Reo Maori, and some Mathematics.
At Year 12, students study mainly for Level 2 NCEA but also for other certificates on the National Qualifications Framework. There are no compulsory subjects at Level 2.
At Year 13, students will study for Level 3 NCEA, which will provide entry to University. There are no compulsory subjects at Level 3.X
Rangiora High School aims to give every student the broadest possible range of opportunities to study the subjects they wish to take.
will make every effort to accommodate
student choice but reserves the right
to direct students into particular course
selections where it deems that to be in
the student’s interest. This will be done
only after full consultation with the
student and parents