Year 11, 12 & 13 Subject Choices

Taupo College has a proud tradition of academic achievement. Fundamental to this is having high expectations of our students, backed up with well-structured and student-centered programmes with a focus on excellent standards and quality teaching.

In years 11-13, students work toward the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA), an internationally recognised qualification that can be used to gain university entrance.

International English Language Training System IELTS
The English International Language Testing System (IELTS), is a recognised standard around the globe. At Taupō College we can help students prepare for this test, a valuable preparation for studying in universities around the world.

English as a second language ESOL
Taupō College, has an excellent ESOL department with highly qualified teachers who help students gain a strong understanding of the English language.


Year 11, 12 &13 Subject Choices

English French Japanese
Te Reo Maori
Health and PE
Physical education
Sport and outdoor education High performance programme Service preparation
Outdoor leadership
Biology Chemistry Physics Farming skills
Social Sciences
Accounting Economics Enterprise studies Geography Classical studies History
Design and visual communication Digital technologies
Food and nutrition
Driver education Engineering
Resistant materials (wood) Textile materials
The Arts
Visual arts (design, painting, photography) Drama
Making music
Music, media and technology
Enhanced performance dance

Click HERE for Year 10 Course Booklet

Click HERE for Year 11 Course Booklet

Click HERE for Year 12 Course Booklet

Click HERE for Year 13 Course Booklet