Year 12

“Students leave Waitaki as confident, well-rounded independent young women who can follow their aspirations and make the most of the opportunities in life.”

In Year 12, students at Waitaki Girls’ are usually working towards NCEA Level 2.

All students in Year 12 will take six subjects including English. In addition to their chosen subjects, Year 12 students spend an hour per week in Life Skills, a programme designed to develop skills of benefit to students eg: Occupational Health and Safety, Drive to Survive, Food for Flatting, CVs, Life Beyond School, Community Service.

  • English
  • English Alternative
  • German
  • Japanese (Distance Learning)
  • Mandarin (Distance Learning)
  • Te Reo (Distance Learning)
  • Mathematics – Bridge
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Please click here for information regarding calculators.
  • Physical Education
  • Practical Physical Education
  • Agricultural studies
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Tourism
  • Digital Technology
  • Food Technology & Nutrition
  • Textiles Technology
  • Art – Design
  • Art – Painting
  • Art – Photography
  • Music
  • Dual Pathway- These courses are at Polytechinc. Students will be out of school for one or two days per week.
  • Gateway- Students apply to be involved in this programme and study only five subjects as well as undertaking work placement.
  • Transition

(More information regarding each subject can be found in our subject information booklet)

Course Information Booklet
Stationery List