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.

Core subjects

Taken for a whole year

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

Rotation Subjects

Students will do all of the following on rotation:

  • Art
  • Drama
  • Design and Visual Communication
  • Digital Technology
  • Hard Materials Technology
  • Music
  • Te Reo
  • French

Students may also be selected into  Study Skills classes.