Junior Curriculum (Years 9 & 10)

Hillcrest High School provides students in years 9 - 10 with effectively taught programmes of learning in all areas identified in the New Zealand Curriculum.

The junior curriculum provides a broad base for our students and is structured around: English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, The Arts, Health & Physical Education, Languages and Technology.

Hillcrest High School offers a student-centred curriculum, allowing ample opportunities for choice in all learning areas.


The Arts programme offers students the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills in Art, Drama and Music.

In Languages, students can learn: Maori, French, Spanish, Japanese or Mandarin Chinese. All students take at least one language in Year 9. Students whose first language is not English can also join the English Language Learning course.

In Technology students are offered: Food Technology, Electronics, Design & Visual Communication, Digital Technologies, Materials Fabrics, Materials Metal and Materials Wood.

There are also options for Financial Capability and Cross Curricular Literacy.


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