Year 10

Students in Y10 take:

english subject
ENGLISH
Maths subject
MATHS
science subject
SCIENCE
maori subject

MATAURANGA MĀORI
or
SOCIAL SCIENCE
 
  pe subject
PE or HEALTH

 
 

You will take ONE option subject from the two choices in this group:

 
food technology subject
FOOD TECHNOLOGY
HEALTH
maori subject

TE REO MAORI
   

 and ONE option subject From the two choices in this group:

 
art subject
ART
technology hardmaterials subject
TECHNOLOGY HARD MATERIALS
   

All students will work towards gaining The Piopio College Diploma.

Students gain credits for academic progress and displaying the Key Competencies as well as Leadership roles they have undertaken and attendance.  At the end of year presentation students can be awarded a Bronze, Silver or Gold Award. Several times during the year, Y10 students are invited to take part in an independent study programme. They have the opportunity to carry out a challenging, in depth personal investigation of a broad general topic.


On Tuesday students will work across the year 7-10 age group and will choose a course that they change each term or they continue with throughout the year. These will include: creating a community garden, developing the library into a resource centre, sustainability projects, horticulture, Duke of Edinburgh preparation, Enterprise projects, digital video and photography, Education outside the Classroom.

At the end of the year,

Y10 students undertake a week long work experience activity.  They choose work in a career that interests them.  They have to phone and arrange the week.  They can choose to go anywhere in New Zealand provided parents approve and pay for any costs involved.  Students receive an evaluation from their employer which is held on file by the school.  This opportunity allows for career exploration.  Some students have traveled as far as Queenstown and Auckland. 

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Piopio College
18 Aria Rd  PIOPIO 3912
New Zealand