Waitaki Girls' High School

Year 13


In Year 13, students at Waitaki Girls’ are usually working towards NCEA Level 3. However it is important that students select a realistic course and this may involve a combination of subjects across Levels One, Two and Three. It is also important that consideration is given to entry requirements for University and Polytechnic courses as well requirements for University Entrance.

All students in Year 13 study five subjects. In addition to their chosen subjects, Year 13 students spend an hour per week in Life Skills, a programme designed to develop skills of benefit to students eg: Tertiary Preparation, First Aid, Work Experience. Year 13 students also have four hours per week of supervised study. At this level no subject is compulsory.

The following subjects are available at Year 13:




English Alternative Art-Design/Painting/Photography
Biology Chemistry Classical Studies Digital Technology - Web Design
Dual Pathways Economics English Food Technology & Nutrition
Gateway Geography German Graphics & Design (WBHS)
History Japanese (Distance Learning) Mathematics with Calculus Mathematics and Statistics
Media Studies Music Physical Education Physics
Te Reo (Distance Learning) Textiles Technology Tourism Transition

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Please download and refer to our Course Information Booklet.

Please download the Year 13 stationery list for your information.

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