Year 9 at Murupara Area School consists of English, Health & Physical Education, Learning Languages, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Technology which includes Food Technology, Hard Materials, Te Reo Māori, Visual Arts and ICT.
All Year 9 student’s study: English, Health & Physical Education, Learning Languages (Te Reo Māori), Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.
They then select 2 x Technology classes that link with their Career Pathway or subjects they have a strong interest in. Subjects may include Food Technology, Hard Materials, Health & Fitness, Te Reo Māori (extension), Visual Arts and ICT.
In 2020 we introduced mid-year exams for our Year 9 cohort. These exams allow us to check in with our students to ensure they are working towards gaining Level 5 of the New Zealand Curriculum, in all areas studied. (NB: students should be Level 5 at the end of their Year 10 year).