Year 11

Students in Y11 are working towards NCEA L1.

Most students will achieve this in one year, others may require longer.

The National Certificate of Educational Achievement (Level 1) requires 80 credits.

The 80 credits must include;
  • 10 Literacy credits
  • 10 Numeracy credits
There are 3 compulsory subjects for Year 11 students: English, Mathematics and Science or Hospitality.
They will then choose 3 further subjects:
  • Choice of Drama or Geography or Te Reo Maori
  • Choice of Physical Education or Visual Arts or Health*
  • Choice of Carpentry or Fabrics.
Y11 piopio cooking

 On Tuesdays students will be offered the opportunity to follow courses that will be of interest to them for their future pathways and can gain more credits through these options.
sci 2013 eye dissection 1 piopio These will include:
Agriculture, Education outside the classroom, Gateway/ work experience, WINTEC courses and short courses such as First Aid, Food Safety, Barrista, Chainsaw, fencing.
Those wishing to take courses through Te Kura the Correspondence School will use this day to complete their work.
*Health is a new subject we are offering at Year 11. It is vitally important for those wanting to follow a career in the health industry.

Phone: 07 877 8173

Piopio College
18 Aria Rd  PIOPIO 3912
New Zealand