Rathkeale College considers it to be important that students experience a wide variety of subjects in the junior school, so choice by students is limited at this level. Options expand and individual choice increases as students progress through the college.

Students are able to choose subjects from the Arts, Languages and Technology.

Core subjects

Taken for a whole year

  • English / ESOL
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Religious Education
  • Physical Education

Option Subjects

Students choose from the following:

Students make three choices from the subjects listed below and each choice is taken for a full year.

Arts Courses – Art , Drama, Music
Technology Courses – Construction/Furniture, Design and Visual Communication, Digital Technology
Language – French, Te Reo Maori
Other – Agriculture, Sport Studies, Study Skills

Year 10 Option Booklet