Junior Curriculum

Year 10 Curriculum

The year 10 programme of study at Ruapehu College comprises six core subject, and two option courses, which the students study for the whole academic year. In year 10 there is an optional school camp in term 2 which takes place at one of the Hillart Outdoors Education Centres eitherTongariro or great Barrier Island.

Core Subjects

Mathematics

Science

English 

Social Studies 

Physical Education and Health

Digital Technology

Option Subjects

Te Reo Maori

Foreign Language 

Resistant Materials 

Textile Technology 

Food Technology 

Visual Arts 

Performing Arts

Year 9 Curriculum

The year 9 programme of study at Ruapehu College is split between the core subject, which the students study for the whole academic year and the option introduction courses, which are studied for a trimesters (thirds of the school year) each. Students also have a module of outdoor education which prepares them for  the year 9 camp which takes place at the Valhalla coastal retreat in Leigh, North of Auckland.

Core Subjects 

English 

Mathematics

Science 

Social Studies 

Physical Education and Health 

Digital Technology

Option Tasters

Performing Arts 

Visual Arts

Te Reo Maori

Resistant Materials 

Textiles Technology

Food Technology

Outdoor education