The teaching curriculum at Katikati College is designed to provide a wide range of personalised and collaborative learning experiences.
We provide students with opportunities to develop capabilities in all Key Competencies and 21st Century Skills, while covering all aspects of the New Zealand Curriculum. Students’ learning programmes may consist of any combination of the courses below.
Our staff work with students and their families/whānau to develop personalised learning programmes that align with their preferred career pathways.
Learning is our key focus and we work to provide courses that:
- Develop leadership, adaptability and ownership
- Provide authentic learning opportunities which connect with our community resourcing and expertise
- Allow students to experience success and achieve personal excellence
- Develop curiosity and encourage a love of learning that ensures it will happen anytime, anywhere, always!
New Zealand Key Competencies
NZC KEY COMPETENCIES
Managing Self, Participating & Contributing, Relating to Others, Thinking, Using Language, Symbols and Text
21st CENTURY SKILLS
Citizenship, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, Critical Thinking, Character
JUNIOR CURRICULUM (Year 7-10)
Arts: Music, Visual and Performing, Drama, Languages: English, Te Reo Māori, Lea Faka Tonga, ESOL, Mathematics, Physical Education & Health, Science, Social Sciences, Technology: Food, Fabric, DVC, Metal, Wood, Digital Technology
SENIOR CURRICULUM (Level 1, 2, 3 and NCEA)
Arts: Design, Painting, Photography, Drama, Music, Languages & Literacies: English, Te Reo Māori, Lea Faka Tonga, Pasifica Studies, ESOL, Mathematics: Statistics, Calculus, Physical Education & Health: Sports Science, Outdoor Education, Sport & Recreation, Health, Coasties, Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Innovative Horticulture, Social Sciences: Business Studies, Geography, Environmental Studies, History, Tourism, Technology: Food, Fabric, DVC, Metal, Wood, Digital Technology, Gateway/Careers: STAR courses, Early Childhood, Trades Academy, Farming
The Arts are alive at Katikati College with Music, Dance, Drama and Visual Arts a vibrant part of school life.
Multiple pathways, exciting topics and personalised learning will take you anywhere in Horticulture.
Languages and Literacy
Learn language and culture in English, te reo Māori, Lea Faka Tonga and Pasifika studies.
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics and Statistics are available in a wide range of courses to suit different academic pathways.
Pathways encompasses all those subjects that can move towards further academic study or towards a trade.
Physical Education and Health
Academic and active courses are offered at all levels.
The Science Faculty offers a range of courses in General Science across Years 7-13, as well as Biology, Chemistry and Physics at Years 12-13.
Social Sciences offer a wide range of subjects and courses, all linked to people, societies and how they work.
Technology offers a diverse range of academic and hands-on courses in fabric, food, wood, metal and digital technologies.
NCEA Level 1 Changes in 2024
Please read information relating to changes to NCEA Level 1 in 2024