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  1. 1. OGHS Option choices<br />Year 12 in 2011<br />
  2. 2. Year 12 English<br />In 2011 we’ll be helping you to gain University Entrance Literacy. You will be aiming for 4 credits in Reading and 4 Credits in Writing throughout your course.<br />
  3. 3. Talk about it! Think about it!Listen to it! Watch it! Write about it!Year 12 English<br />
  4. 4. Intermediate ESOL<br />Aim<br />-Improve your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English to help mainstream subjects. <br />-Work towards Level 1 Literacy<br />Topics<br />Reading for information and instructions.<br />Write information texts and recounts.<br />Wide reading.<br />Give a presentation to an audience.<br />Assessments<br />-ESOL unit standards (Levels1 and 2)<br />English unit/achievement standards (Level 1)<br />-Speech New Zealand OCESOL (Oral Communication in English for Speakers of Other Languages)<br />-City and Guilds International ESOL exam<br />-ESOL exam (school)<br />*** You will do work and assessments at your level. We understand that students of the same age can be at differing English levels. Hours of ESOL depend on your level of English.<br />
  5. 5. Senior ESOL<br />Aim<br />-Improve your listening, reading, writing and speaking skills.<br />-Work towards Level 2 Literacy (University Entrance)<br />Topics<br />Reading comprehension<br />Information & Transactional Writing<br />Wide Reading <br />Assessments<br />-ESOL unit standards (Levels1 and 2)<br />English unit/achievement standards (Level 1)<br />-Speech New Zealand OCESOL (Oral Communication in English for Speakers of Other Languages)<br />-City and Guilds International ESOL exam<br />-ESOL exam (school)<br />*** You will do work and assessments at your level. We understand that students of the same age can be at differing English levels. Hours of ESOL depend on your level of English.<br />
  6. 6. Year 12 Media Studies<br />Next year you’ll make your own radio show!<br />
  7. 7. Year 12 Media Studies<br />Discover Alfred Hitchcock<br />See Mrs Beck for more information<br /> Analyse the Thriller genre<br /> in Film!<br />Understand your audience<br />
  8. 8. Year 12 Mathematics<br />In Year 12 Mathematics is compulsory. The course you will be in will depend on your Year 11 results.<br />There are 3 courses in Year 12.<br />Year 12 Maths study algebra, functions and probability. Assessment is mostly external achievement standards with two internal Achievement standards<br />Year 12 Matucourse is similar but more assessment is internal assessed and there are only three external standards and less algebra<br />Year 12 Matnlook at number, statistics and geometry. This course is all internally assessed. <br />
  9. 9. Mathematics is the study of patterns and is a required skill for many career choices.<br />See Ms Chapman, Miss Martin, Mr Adams, Mrs Geddes, Miss Spence for further information<br />
  10. 10. Year 12 Biology<br />Reasons students take this subject:<br /><ul><li>They love learning about life!
  11. 11. They want a career health including nursing
  12. 12. They want excellent general knowledge that allows them to be able to take part in society as adults, parents and their chosen career path</li></li></ul><li>What happens in Year 12 Biology?BorlandCamp in Fiordland doing some field work on ecology, streams and forests along with Outdoor Education activitiesUsing microscopesStudying genetics – how genes and mutations are inheritedThe diversity that exists between animal groups<br />
  13. 13. Year 12 Chemistry<br /> Chemistry is the study of the composition, structure, properties and reactions of matter.<br />Investigate precipitation reactions<br />Learn how to perform a titration,<br />Link the structure and bonding of substances to their properties, <br />Find out what organic substances really are, <br />Delve into the world of acids, bases and equilibrium reactions, <br />Discover just what electrons are up to during a redox reaction.<br />Get reactive in Year 12 Chemistry!<br />
  14. 14. Aspirin<br />Assessment is 2/3 external and 1/3 internal. The course includes practical work, problem solving and describing, explaining and discussing chemical ideas. Chemistry is the essential science for almost all scientific careers including health sciences.<br />See Mrs Everett or Dr Phillips for further information<br />
  15. 15. Year 12 Physics<br />We do:<br />Problem solving<br />Physics of Flight<br />Find out how things work<br />Practical work<br />We cover the basics of:<br />Motion<br />Energy<br />Light<br />Waves<br />Electricity<br />Radioactivity<br />
  16. 16. Why Should You Do This ?<br />If you are interested in how things work, just want a bit more Science, or are planning on doing Health Sciences, Engineering or Architecture then you should consider this course. It works well with Mathematics, Chemistry and Computing.<br />
  17. 17. Year 12 Human Biology<br /> An Internally Assessed Unit Standard Course Based on a Mix of Unit Standards from Level 1 and Level 2.<br />Topics range from catch up level 1 Standards in<br />Human Organ function<br />Genetic change<br />Applied Biology<br />To Level 2 Standards in<br />Cell Biology<br />Using a microscope<br />
  18. 18. Human Biology provides an opportunity to gain a limited number of level 2 credits. Most of the standards are at level one. Human Biology does not lead onto any year 13 Science courses.<br />See Dr Phillips for further information<br />
  19. 19. Year 12 Physical Education<br />Topics<br /><ul><li>Kiwisport – Primary school coaching
  20. 20. Anatomy & Biomechanics (Basketball)
  21. 21. Methods & Principles of Training (Touch)
  22. 22. Snorkelling/Badminton
  23. 23. Camp – Queenstown</li></ul>Insert photo of snorkelling<br />
  24. 24. Insert picture of year 12 camp<br />If you enjoy time out of the classroom and being physically active, then this course is for you.<br />See a PE Teacher for further information<br />
  25. 25. Year 12/13 Sport<br />Topics<br /><ul><li>Performance – snorkelling and badminton
  26. 26. Team sport – soccer & basketball
  27. 27. Social responsibility
  28. 28. Leadership – kiwisport coaching
  29. 29. Sport fitness</li></li></ul><li>Year 12/13 Sport is a fun and challenging course for students wanting to be active and have fun whilst achieving credits<br />See Miss Ward for further information<br />
  30. 30. Year 12 Art<br />Year 12 Art involves students exploring a given theme in both sculptural and painting works to expand their understanding of those disciplines and create original works from these studies.<br />The year concludes with the creation of a folio presentation which can be in either sculpture or painting. <br />
  31. 31. Internal Assessment<br />Sculptural ideas, development and practice. 6 credits.<br />Painting ideas, development and practice. 6 credits.<br />External Assessment <br />Folio presentation 12 credits.<br />Successful completion of level 1 Art is desirable. Any queries please see Mr Otley for further information.<br />
  32. 32. Year 12 Photography<br />Internal Achievement Standards<br /><ul><li>Multiple Image Construction</li></ul> Students research and analyse forms of <br /> multiple image construction and apply <br /> selected techniques to create their own <br /> photographic art works.<br /> 6 Credits<br /><ul><li>Photoshop-Montage</li></ul> Students research and analyse forms of photo-<br /> montage and learn specific Photoshop skills <br /> which they use to create their own <br /> photographic art works.<br /> 6 Credits<br />
  33. 33. External Exam – 12 Credits<br /> 2 Panel Folio<br /><ul><li> Students need to have done Level 1 Art
  34. 34. Photography fees are $200 so check with your parents first
  35. 35. See Ms Robson for further information</li></li></ul><li>Year 12 Dance<br />Skills<br /><ul><li>Extend skills in dance vocabularies
  36. 36. Extend skills in choreographic processes
  37. 37. Apply rehearsal and performance skills to a range of dances to communicate specific intentions
  38. 38. Analyse, explain and discuss aspects of performance in a range of dance works
  39. 39. Investigate influences on the development of a specific dance genre/style</li></ul>Assessment Activities <br />Choreograph a section of dance for a group<br />Choreograph a solo dance<br />Perform an ethnic dance (Tango)<br />Perform in a theatre dance work<br />
  40. 40. Year 12 Dance<br />Year 12 Dance provides dancers with the opportunity to learn Argentina’s Tango in a Moulin Rouge setting!<br /> And......<br />To attend a live dance performance/workshops<br /> And......<br />To perform at the end of year dance concert in front of an invited audience of friends and family<br />Credits:<br />24 credits <br />Internals: Choreography and performance<br />Externals: Analyse dance/Knowledge of influences on a selected genre/style<br />
  41. 41. Year 12 Drama<br />Topics<br /><ul><li>Theatre techniques
  42. 42. Theatre form
  43. 43. Devised drama
  44. 44. Acting role</li></ul>Students should talk to Ms Leckie if they have not studied 11 Drama and are interested in studying 12 Drama<br />
  45. 45. If you enjoy working with other students to make decisions and create dramatic roles then Drama would be a sensible choice for you.<br />See Ms Leckie for further information<br />
  46. 46. Year 12 Music<br />You will work towards gaining 24 credits at Level 2. The course aims to provide you with opportunities for self-expression through composition and performance, and to assist you with the development of your theoretical knowledge of the fundamentals of music.<br />You will gain skills in the following areas:<br /><ul><li>Solo and group performance.
  47. 47. Composing material for a specific purpose.
  48. 48. Instrumentation and writing for different ensembles.
  49. 49. Aurally identifying the elements and features of a range of music.
  50. 50. Identify and describe the fundamentals materials of music.</li></li></ul><li>Year 12 Music<br />Topics Covered:<br /><ul><li>The choral music of Handel and Eva de Castro Robinson
  51. 51. Piano music of Debussy and Lilburn
  52. 52. Phlex and the music of Blindspot
  53. 53. Debussy's Prelude and Stravinsky's Firebird Suite
  54. 54. Music Theatre - Don Giovanni & West Side Story
  55. 55. Discovering NZ Film Music </li></li></ul><li>Year 12 Maori<br />Powhiri and tangihanga<br />Past and present culture<br />The natural world<br />Spoken histories<br />
  56. 56. Year 12 Maori<br />Internal assessments<br />Crafted writing<br />Speech<br />Listening comprehension<br />External assessments<br />Writing<br />Reading<br />...see Ms Hunter<br />
  57. 57. Year 12 French<br />Topics we study:<br /><ul><li>Fairy Tales
  58. 58. Francophone Countries
  59. 59. Health
  60. 60. Technology
  61. 61. Future Plans
  62. 62. Personal Relationships</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>There are 24 credits available in Year 12 French.
  63. 63. 3 Internal Assessments (speaking and writing)
  64. 64. 3 External Assessments (listening, reading, writing)
  65. 65. You have the opportunity to go on an exchange at the end of the year to either France (6 weeks) or Tahiti (4 weeks)</li></ul>See Mrs Holmes for more info!<br />
  66. 66. Which topics in Yr 12 <br />German?<br />We learn to speak more fluently and we study these topics<br /><ul><li>Being a teenager in Germany
  67. 67. (useful for going on exchange)
  68. 68. Education systems in both countries
  69. 69. (useful when you go to school and university there later on exchange)
  70. 70. Tourism in Germany, Switzerland and Austria
  71. 71. (useful for your visit in Yr 12 or during university)
  72. 72. Fairy Tales
  73. 73. (not really useful just very German and very fun)</li></li></ul><li>Exchanges<br />In year 12 you get the chance to go on an exchange to Germany for 8 weeks with one week in Berlin! It’s an amazing opportunity to experience a different culture, see amazing sights and improve your German. <br />
  74. 74. Year 12 Japanese日本語<br /> We explore Japanese culture more deeply imagining our daily life in Japan.<br />Topics:<br /><ul><li>School in Japan
  75. 75. Cooking Show
  76. 76. The 3 little pigs & other fairytales
  77. 77. Assessment is a mixture of internal & external with 24 credits available.
  78. 78. Any students wishing to renew their Japanese studies need to chat to Miss Ware</li></li></ul><li>Heaps of opportunities to go to Japan! <br />Japan Trip (next one in 2011) <br />Exchanges to our sister schools in Tokyo & Hiroshima<br /> See Miss Ware for further information<br />
  79. 79. ¡Spanish Year 12!<br />Activities<br /><ul><li>Watch the TV series “mi vidaloca”
  80. 80. Write to your penpal in Spain
  81. 81. Role plays
  82. 82. Learn more songs
  83. 83. Listen to popular Spanish music</li></ul>Topics<br />Giving advice <br />Understanding recipes and instructions to make things<br />Studying media (television, magazines, newspaper, movies, music and advertisements)<br />Giving commands<br />Making complaints and reporting lost property<br />Roles of men and women in Hispanic culture<br />
  84. 84. ¡Spanish!<br />Continue Spanish to have the opportunity to travel to Argentina and Chile<br />400 million people speak Spanish – join them!<br />Learn about Spanish culture through dance, song, movies and drama. <br />Credits:<br />24 credits <br />Internals: speaking, conversation and writing with resources<br />Externals: reading, listening, writing<br />
  85. 85. ACCOUNTING<br />If you can add/subtract using a calculator<br />Accounting is for You!<br />Computer Accounting<br />- MYOB<br />Financial Statements<br />Complete a Bank <br />Reconciliation <br />statement<br />Learn basic Accounting <br />Concepts<br />
  86. 86. Optional trip to Wellington with other senior commerce students<br />Be prepared for your BCom at Uni<br />Learn to complete your own tax returns – saving you $$$$<br />See Miss Wright or Miss Babbage<br />
  87. 87. Level 2 Business Studies<br />TOPICS:<br />Business Documents<br />EXCEL<br />Merging Files<br />Publisher<br />No Exams, all internally assessed<br />See Mrs Wright or Miss Babbage<br />
  88. 88. Careers:<br /> Legal secretary<br />Banking<br />Data Entry<br />Receptionist<br />Retail<br />This Course allows you to complete First Aid Certificate and Customer Services both gaining credits at level 2 and 3!<br />
  89. 89. Business Enterprise<br />Set up your own student company<br />Invent a new product or service<br />Market and sell your product or service<br />Run your own bank account<br />This is a student driven, hands on, get out there and DO IT subject<br />
  90. 90. What you can achieve<br />Money– you get to keep your profit<br />Prizes – both local and national<br />Fantastic business experience<br />Real world skills which will help you in many ways throughout your life<br />JOIN TODAY<br />
  91. 91. ECONOMICS<br />Find out how New Zealand’s economy works<br />Inflation - the rising<br /> price of everything<br />Economic Growth -<br /> good or bad?<br />International trade – <br />how global are we?<br />How does the government influence the economy?<br />
  92. 92. Optional trip to Wellington with other senior commerce students<br />Keep up to date with what is happening in NZ<br />Understand more of the news <br />Identify the links between parts of the economy <br />See Miss Park for more info<br />
  93. 93. Level 2 Text and Information <br />TOPICS:<br />Creating Business Documents<br />Customer Services skills<br />Reception Duties<br />No Exams, all internally assessed<br />See Mrs Wright or Miss Babbage<br />
  94. 94. Careers:<br /> Legal secretary<br />Banking<br />Customer Services Officer<br />Receptionist<br />Retail<br />This Course allows you to complete First Aid Certificate and Customer Services both gaining credits at level 2 and 3!<br />
  95. 95. Year 12 Geography<br />Geography is Going Places<br />
  96. 96. Year 12 Geography<br />Topics: <br />Amazon Rainforest<br />Fiordland Glaciated Mountain Area<br />Cities and Urban Settlements<br />Development Issues<br />Skills<br />Current Issue<br />Global Pattern<br />Borland Research (one week field trip)<br />You can pick up Year 12 Geography without doing Year 11 if you are motivated.<br />GEOGRAPHY IS ALL AROUND US<br />For more information see <br />Mrs Davidson<br />
  97. 97. Year 12 History<br />History is about the study of past events, people, places, issues, movements and much much more. In History we investigate what has happened in the past to help us understand the world today.<br />In 2011 we will investigate key forces and identities that have helped shape and influence the modern world.<br />
  98. 98. Year 12 History<br />Topics we study include:<br /> - Conflict in Indo-China (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos) <br /><ul><li>India’s road to Independence
  99. 99. Palestine and Israel
  100. 100. Afghanistan and the war on Terror</li></ul>Assessment = internally assessed research and externally assessed essays and resource interpretation<br />See Mrs Roy or Miss Speight for further information<br />
  101. 101. Year 12 Tourism<br />Topics<br /><ul><li>Work Roles in Tourism
  102. 102. World Tourist Destinations.
  103. 103. Business of Tourism.
  104. 104. Tourist Characteristics and </li></ul> Needs.<br /><ul><li>New Zealand as a Tourist </li></ul> Destination.<br />National Certificate in Tourism and Travel<br />Within this course 20 credits are available at Level 2 and you can gain credits that go towards the National Certificate in Tourism and Travel.(Completed in Yr13).<br />
  105. 105. The course includes work experience and trips to gain an insight in to the Tourism industry. This is a great course if you are interested in tourism and travel around the world.<br />See Mrs Geddes for further information<br />
  106. 106. Year 12 Computer Studies<br />Learn a wide selection of relevant ICT Skills<br />This course is all internally assessed so no exams<br />Mainly practical skills covered<br />Topics covered include:<br />Web Design<br />Spreadsheets<br />Databases<br />Desktop Publishing & Design<br />Students who took computing in Year 11 have the chance to study towardsNational Certificate of Computing Level 2 which looks great on your CV<br />
  107. 107. This is a multi-level class that is available on several lines.<br /><ul><li>This course is totally Unit Standards Based
  108. 108. Resubmissions are available in this course
  109. 109. Course material including video help files are available through the Intranet to support your learning
  110. 110. Provides excellent computing skills for your future</li></ul>See Mr Scott or Ms Gill for further information on this course for 2011<br />
  111. 111. Year 12 textile design<br />For 2011 Students all do these two units<br />Students design their own screen print using photo-stencil techniques. <br />The fashion design unit encourages students to develop<br /> their own unique designs.<br />Some students who have studied technology in Level One can do Technology Achievement Standards instead the projects next listed.<br />
  112. 112. Students choose 3 units from the below selection;<br /><ul><li> Make a leisure or active wear garment
  113. 113. Non-wearable item like this quilt
  114. 114. Knit, weave, crochet, felting
  115. 115. Tie dyeing, batik, hand painting dye</li></ul>See Ms Gillies for further information<br />
  116. 116. Year 12 Graphics<br />Graphics at year 12 is about creativity and innovation.<br />All work is design brief based. Briefs include...<br />Fashion design<br />Architectural design<br />Product design<br />
  117. 117. Computer aided design is part of the course and is an effective way of realising your creative vision. See Mr Pickard for more information<br />
  118. 118. Year 12 Home Economics<br />Topics<br /><ul><li>167 Food Safety
  119. 119. Knife Skills
  120. 120. Salad making and Grilling skills in the </li></ul> work place <br /><ul><li>High Energy Needs
  121. 121. Food for a Vegetarian
  122. 122. Local foods and Flavours
  123. 123. See Mrs Cook for further information</li></li></ul><li>A great course for people interested in food/nutrition or a future in the food industry.<br />167 is very useful as it is a requirement for work in a cafe or restaurant.<br />