Academic Programme

Wainuiomata High School provides a full secondary education from Years 9 to 13. Students have the opportunity to explore and develop their talents in a variety of subjects.

Course Handbook for students in Year 10
Senior Course Handbook for students in Years 11-13

There is a strong emphasis on academic achievement and international students are expected to enter into the national qualifications - the National Certificate in Educational Achievement levels 1, 2 and 3.

Subjects include: 

Accounting
Art
Biology
Business Studies
Chemistry
Classical Studies
Computer-Aided Design
Computing
Design Technology
Drama
Economic Studies
English
ESOL
French
Future Problem Solving
Geography
Graphics
History
Home Economics
Hospitality
Japanese
Maori
Mathematics
Mathematics with Calculus
Mathematics with Statistics
Media Studies
Music
Painting
Photography
Physical Education
Physics
Sculpture
Science
Textiles

 

 

 
Students intending to take a degree course at university or polytechnic should check the requirements for each course because individual tertiary providers have their own entry requirements for international students.


Sporting and Cultural Activities

Wainuiomata High School also offers many extra-curricular sports and activities. We encourage our students to become involved in the life of the school.

Activities available include:

Debating
Drama
Kapa Haka
Music
Outdoor Pursuits
Sports (including athletics, badminton, basketball, cricket, dragonboating, golf, hockey, netball, rugby, rugby league, soccer, tennis, volleyball)



English as a Second Language

Wainuiomata High has a specialist teacher of ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages). Students receive daily classes in ESOL and English preparation for University and will be tested on arrival and placed in courses best suited to their abilities.


International Student Welfare

International students add a valuable cultural dimension to our school. We understand the importance of caring for our overseas students and each year we welcome students from a number of countries. There is a strong pastoral network to support our overseas students and help them adjust to a new culture. The International Students Dean is available at all times for inquiries, advice and support. The Homestay Co-ordinator will monitor and assist in all homestay issues.

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