Year 9

     

Upcoming Events

Aug
23

23.08.2022 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
MATES Mentoring programme

Aug
23

23.08.2022 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Screening of the movie Whina for AGGS students

Aug
29

29.08.2022 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Winter tournament week Netball in Auckland and Rugby League in Rotorua

Aug
30

30.08.2022 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
MATES Mentoring programme

Sep
5

05.09.2022 8:45 am - 10:00 am
Baika High School Japan begins visit to AGGS

Year 9 – the first year at secondary school

To enhance the transition to secondary school and lay the foundations for the following years.


Year 9 students will enjoy:     

  • Orientation week - getting to know your tutor class, teachers and how the school works
  • Small class sizes - we aim for a maximum of 25 students in each form
  • Peer Support - support and encouragement from Year 13 students
  • Learning Centre – learning support for students with Special Needs
  • Student mediators - organised by students for students, to help resolve issues
  • Information & Communications Technology – school intranet system to enhance learning across the curriculum
  • Information Centre

 

Subjects studied at Year 9:

  •   English
  •   Mathematics
  •   Science
  •   Social Science
  •   Health and Physical Education
  •   Technology
  •   Art, Drama/Dance, Music – choose two out of three Arts options
  •   Language – choose one of the following: French, Japanese,  Samoan, Te Reo Maori. 

From our Video Library

ESOL

English Language Assistance (ESOL)

We offer a comprehensive range of ESOL classes to support students at all levels of English acquisition from beginners to UE Literacy.