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<ul><li><p>Karamu High School </p><p>NCEA Level 3 </p><p>Course Booklet </p><p>2017 </p></li><li><p>CONTENTS </p><p>Choosing your course for 2017 Level 3 Courses Requirements for NCEA Level 3 and Scholarship University Entrance Preparation for Tertiary Education Senior Subject Matrix 2017 ENGLISH and LANGUAGES English English Through Film Japanese Te Reo Maori MATHEMATICS Calculus Statistics SCIENCE Biology Chemistry Physics SOCIAL SCIENCES Geography History Business Studies Tourism TECHNOLOGY Design &amp; Visual Communication (DVC) Product Design Fashion &amp; Textile Design Building Industry Food &amp; Nutrition Digital Technologies Computing Digital Technologies ICT PHYSICAL EDUCATION and HEALTH Physical Education THE ARTS Design Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Media Studies Dance Drama Theatre Technology Music Maori Performing Arts </p></li><li><p>Choosing your course for 2017 </p><p>The Year 13 Course Booklet contains a great deal of information for both students and parents regarding the range of subjects offered by Karamu High School in 2017 The process of choosing subjects for study in Year 13 requires very careful consideration. It is important to consider the reason you want to return to school. Other options such EIT, or work may be more appropriate. As you plan your course and choose your options check: </p><p> The entry criteria for each subject </p><p> Whether the subject offers Achievement Standards or Unit Standards </p><p> The number of Achievement Standard credits generated by the subject </p><p> The skills, content and understandings the subject will equip you with </p><p> Your interests and abilities </p><p> Your possible future career interests </p><p> The entry criteria required for your chosen career, university or other tertiary study </p><p> The skills you have and would like to develop </p><p>Ability + Interest + Occupation = Option Choice </p><p>Investigate carefully all </p><p>subjects you are interested in </p><p>Make your final option choice </p><p>keeping in mind the </p><p>formula above </p><p>If you know what you would like to become ask your </p><p>Teachers or Careers Advisor about the options you need to take </p><p>If you dont know what you want to </p><p>become, keep your options open by </p><p>not specialising too soon </p><p>What do you enjoy? </p><p>Do you like the work or is it just the teacher you like? Dont do a subject just to be </p><p>with friends. </p><p>If you are interested in a subject, you are more likely to do well </p><p>How good are you at a subject? </p><p>Assessment results will help you determine your ability </p><p>Discuss your ability level with </p><p>your teachers </p><p>Students may take only one Vocational Pathway Course. eg Early Childhood, Hospitality, Tourism, Automotive, Building Industry etc. Entry to these courses will require approval. </p></li><li><p>Level Three Courses </p><p>At Level Three students study:- </p><p> Five approved Level Three subjects (plus Study) OR </p><p> Four approved Level 3 subjects and one Level Three Vocational Pathway subject. </p><p> Students with less than four Level Three approved subjects must take 6 subjects and have an interview with Mrs Clark, Deputy Principal in Charge of Curriculum. </p><p> 1. Students who have not achieved NCEA Level 2 must discuss their options with Mrs Clark before being placed in any Year 13 subject. 2. The pre-requisites for each course are outlined in this Senior Curriculum Handbook. </p><p>If you do not meet the entry criteria you will need to discuss the requirements with Mrs Clark before choosing the subject. </p><p> 2a. Entry into subjects may require: </p><p> A number of credits and/or </p><p> Specific Achievement Standards and/or </p><p> Achieved or better in specific External Achievement Standards </p><p> Specific level of attainment in some Achievement Standards and/or </p><p> A literacy and /or numeracy requirement </p><p>3. English is not a compulsory subject for Level Three, but students should be aware that Auckland University requires 17 Level Two or Level Three English credits. </p><p> 4. Students may choose no more than two subjects with Portfolios or similar long term </p><p>projects that require a lot of time eg Design, Painting, Printmaking, Photography, Sculpture, DVC, Hard Materials, Soft Materials. </p><p> 5. Unit Standard subjects do not quality for University Entrance and students should take </p><p>no more than one of these. </p><p>5a. Students who do not have 5 Reading and 5 Writing credits from Level Two must have a course that will give them University Entrance Literacy. </p><p> 6. Students who have a genuine interest in the trades may be invited to join the Gateway </p><p>programme where they work alongside an employer for one day a week. Please discuss this option at your subject confirmation interview in January. </p><p> Please choose your subjects carefully as the Timetable structure and subjects offered </p><p>will be based on students choices made this year </p><p>The school may not be able to offer a subject if the numbers of students wishing to study it are too small. </p><p>Students final subject choice will be confirmed in January at their Subject Interview </p></li><li><p>Requirements for NCEA Level Three </p><p> NCEA LEVEL THREE requires 80 or more credits of which 60 must be at Level Three or higher. 20 can be carried forward from Level Two </p><p> Credits may be gained through Achievement Standards or Vocational Pathways Unit Standards. Universities will not recognise Unit Standards </p><p> At NCEA Level Three students need to be able to work independently </p><p> Employers, Universities, Polytechnics and EIT will use the results of NCEA Level Three for course selection </p><p>NCEA with Merit or Excellence Level Endorsement Students who gain 50 credits at Merit or above will gain their NCEA with a Merit </p><p> Endorsement. </p><p> Students who gain 50 credits at Excellence will gain their NCEA with an Excellence Endorsement </p><p>Course Endorsement Students gaining 14 or more credits at Merit and Excellence in a subject will gain a </p><p>Course Endorsement with Merit </p><p> Students will receive a Course Endorsement with Excellence if they gain 14 or more credits at Excellence in a subject </p><p> For Course Endorsement at least three of the 14 credits must be from internally assessed standards and at least 3 from external assessment (Except Level Three Art and Physical Education) </p><p>Scholarship Scholarship is awarded to the top 2-3% of students in each subject </p><p> In order to sit Scholarship students must sit extra external examinations or submit a portfolio </p><p> Scholarship does not count towards NCEA Level Three or University Entrance </p><p> Scholarship tests students ability to synthesise, analyse, and apply higher level of thinking beyond the NCEA Level Three curriculum </p><p> Scholarships are awarded in individual subjects. </p><p> Student must have a significant number of Excellences in a Level Two subject to be invited to sit Scholarship </p></li><li><p>UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE To gain University Entrance the following are both required: </p><p> NCEA Level three (60 Level Three credits) </p><p> University Entrance . University Entrance: </p><p> + + </p><p> + *See subject pages For University Entrance the 14 credits at Level 3 in Subjects A, B and C must be in the approved subjects list (see table). </p><p>Approved Subjects for University Entrance </p><p>Accounting Drama Photography </p><p>Biology Economics Physical Education </p><p>Business Studies English Physics </p><p>Calculus Geography Printmaking </p><p>Chemistry History Processing Technologies </p><p>Classical Studies History of Art Science </p><p>Construction &amp; Mechanical Technologies </p><p>Japanese Sculpture (Practical Art) </p><p>Dance Mathematics Statistics </p><p>Design Media Studies Te Reo Maori </p><p>Design and Visual Communication Music Studies Technology </p><p>Digital Technologies Painting </p><p> Early Childhood, Tourism, Building, Maori Performing Arts, and Theatre Technology are not approved subjects and do not count for University Entrance. </p><p> If more than one of these Unit Standard subjects is chosen approval from Mrs Clark is required. </p><p>Approved Achievement </p><p>Standard Subject A (14 or more credits) </p><p>Literacy* 5 Reading &amp; 5 Writing credits </p><p> from approved Level 2 or Level </p><p>3 Standards </p><p>Numeracy 10 Level 1 credits or better </p><p>Approved Achievement </p><p>Standard Subject B (14 or more credits) </p><p>Approved Achievement </p><p>Standard Subject C (14 or more credits) </p></li><li><p>Preparation for Tertiary Study </p><p> If you are considering attending University at the end of Year 13 it is important that </p><p> you are aware of any specific subject requirements for courses or qualifications that </p><p> you wish to study. </p><p> Check at one of the following sites, or see the Careers Advisor for help:- </p><p> University of Canterbury </p><p> University of Auckland </p><p> Massey University </p><p> Otago University </p><p> Victoria University of Wellington </p><p> Eastern Institute of Technology </p><p> Students must have University Entrance and NCEA Level Three. </p><p> For most University courses applicants will be ranked according to their best 80 credits at Level 3 or higher over a maximum of five approved subjects. </p><p> No more than 24 credits in each subject can be counted. </p><p> Each Standard will be weighted by multiplying the number of credits for the standard by the grade gained. </p><p> Merit or Excellence grades will be used to rank and differentiate applicants for entry to Tertiary courses. </p><p>Checking subject requirements for specific jobs or courses </p><p> Use the website: The Get Job Info accessed through the tool </p><p>bar gives specific secondary school subjects that are either required or useful for </p><p>entering training and/or jobs </p><p>From 2017 Auckland University require 17 credits from </p><p> Level Two or Three English </p><p></p></li><li><p>VOCATIONAL PATHWAYS </p><p>1. Vocational Pathways provide ways to gain NCEA Level Two, for students not intending to go on to University Study </p><p> 2. There are 6 Vocational Pathways </p><p>Creative Industries eg: Media, Art, Performing Arts </p><p>Primary Industries eg: Farming, Horticulture </p><p>Service Industries eg: Retail, Hospitality, Tourism </p><p>Social Community Services eg: Early Childhood </p><p>Manufacturing Technology eg: Automotive, Digital Technology </p><p>Construction Infrastructure eg: Building </p><p> 3. To achieve NCEA Level Two in a particular Vocational Pathway students require:- </p><p> 60 Level Two credits from recommended standards for the pathway (see subject booklet) </p><p> 20 Sector Related Vocational Pathways Standards (see Vocational Pathway section of the subject booklet) </p><p> The Vocational Pathways make it easy for employers to see if students have the skills they are looking for Credits towards Vocational Pathways appear on the NZQA Login and Kamar Further information is available at:- NOTE: </p><p> Level Three Vocational Pathways are in the consultation phase. </p><p> Recommended Level Three Vocational Pathway Standards appear in this book </p><p> There may be minor changes due to the consultation process </p><p> Sector Related Standards are still in the discussion phase and will be added as we are advised of them </p><p></p></li><li><p>SUBJECTS WHICH LEAD TO VOCATIONAL PATHWAYS </p><p>Subject Construction </p><p>In Infrastructure Manufacturing/</p><p>Technology Primary Services </p><p>Social &amp; Community </p><p>Creative </p><p>English </p><p>English Pathways </p><p>Japanese </p><p>Te Reo Maori </p><p>Mathematics </p><p>Maths with Statistics </p><p>Science </p><p>Biology </p><p>Chemistry </p><p>Physics </p><p>Sport </p><p>Physical Education </p><p>Business Studies </p><p>History </p><p>Geography </p><p>Tourism </p><p>Product Design </p><p>Building Industry </p><p>Fashion &amp; Textile Design </p><p>DVC </p><p>Digital Technology </p><p>ICT </p><p>Automotive </p><p>Food &amp; Nutrition </p><p>Hospitality </p><p>Media Studies </p><p>Design </p><p>Painting </p><p>Print-making </p><p>Photography </p><p>Sculpture </p><p>Dance </p><p>Drama </p><p>Music </p><p>Maori Performing Arts </p><p>Theatre Technology </p><p>Early Childhood </p><p>Sector Related Possible recommended subject </p></li><li><p>SENIOR COURSE MATRIX 2017 </p><p> *Vocational Pathway Sector Related Courses </p><p> Year 11 Year 12 Year 13 </p><p>Th</p><p>e A</p><p>rts</p><p>Painting Printmaking Sculpture Photography Design </p><p>Painting Printmaking Sculpture Photography Design </p><p>Media Studies Theatre Technology (US)* Dance Drama Music Maori Performing Arts (US)* </p><p>Media Studies Theatre Technology (US)* Dance Drama Music Maori Performing Arts (US)* </p><p>Media Studies Theatre Technology (US)* Dance Drama Music Music Studies Maori Performing Arts (US)* </p><p>En</p><p>glish</p><p> an</p><p>d </p><p>Lan</p><p>gu</p><p>ag</p><p>es</p><p>Japanese Maori English </p><p>English Pathways </p><p>Japanese Maori English </p><p>English Pathways </p><p>Japanese Maori English </p><p>English Through Film </p><p>Math</p><p>s Mathematics </p><p>Maths Pathways </p><p>Mathematics </p><p>Maths with Statistics </p><p>Calculus </p><p>Statistics &amp; Modelling </p><p>Scie</p><p>nces</p><p> Science Science Pathways </p><p>Biology </p><p>Chemistry </p><p>Physics </p><p>Science </p><p>Biology </p><p>Chemistry </p><p>Physics </p><p>So</p><p>cia</p><p>l </p><p>Scie</p><p>nces</p><p>History </p><p>Geography </p><p>Business </p><p>History </p><p>Geography </p><p>Tourism (US)* </p><p>Business </p><p>History </p><p>Geography </p><p>Tourism (US)* </p><p>Business </p><p>PE</p><p>D Physical Education </p><p> Sports Education </p><p>PED &amp; Outdoor Pursuits Sport Education </p><p>Physical Education </p><p>Tech</p><p>no</p><p>log</p><p>y </p><p>Product Design </p><p>Building Industry (US)* </p><p>Digital Technologies Computing Applications </p><p> DVC </p><p>Fashion &amp; Textile Design </p><p>Food and Nutrition </p><p>Product Design </p><p>Automotive Engineering (US)* </p><p>Building Industry (US)* </p><p>Computing Applications </p><p>Digital Technologies - ICT DVC </p><p>Fashion &amp; Textile Design </p><p>Food and Nutrition </p><p>Hospitality (US)* </p><p>Product Design </p><p>Building Industry (US)* </p><p>Computing Applications </p><p>Digital Technologies - ICT </p><p>DVC </p><p>Fashion &amp; Textile Design </p><p>Hospitality (US) </p><p>Visual Arts OR </p><p>Digital Arts </p></li><li><p>ENGLISH </p><p>Entry Requirements </p><p> Students need to have gained UE Literacy and have achieved NCEA Level 2 </p><p> At least 12 credits from Level Two English are required for this English course </p><p> Ten credits must come from Achievement Standards: 91098, 91099, 91100, 91101 </p><p> The additional credits may come from any Level Two English Standard </p><p>Course Outline English focuses on the study, use, and enjoyment of the English language and its literature: </p><p> It is based around the concepts of Context and Choice </p><p> Students will contextualise what they study in terms of their own experience, future pathways, and the world around them </p><p> They will study texts and think critically and deeply together, but then make their own choices about assessment tasks and modes of presentation </p><p> All students courses will be at least 20 credits. </p><p>Assessments </p><p>No. Standard UE </p><p>Literacy </p><p>Int/Ext </p><p>Cre</p><p>dit</p><p>s </p><p>Pri</p><p>mary</p><p> In</p><p>du</p><p>str</p><p>ies </p><p>So</p><p>cia</p><p>l &amp;</p><p> Co</p><p>mm</p><p>un</p><p>ity </p><p>Ma</p><p>nu</p><p>factu</p><p>rin</p><p>g &amp;</p><p>Te</p><p>ch</p><p>no</p><p>log</p><p>y </p><p>Co</p><p>ns</p><p>tru</p><p>ct.</p><p> &amp; </p><p>Infr</p><p>astr</p><p>uctu</p><p>re </p><p>Serv</p><p>ice In</p><p>du</p><p>str</p><p>ies </p><p>Cre</p><p>ati</p><p>ve I</p><p>nd</p><p>us</p><p>trie</p><p>s </p><p>91475 Produce a selection of fluent and coherent writing which develops, sustains, and structures ideas </p><p>Writing Internal 6 </p><p>*91478 Respond critically to significant connections across texts, supported by evidence...</p></li></ul>