Papanui High School Senior Coursebook
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|Welcome to the Papanui High School Senior Coursebook.|
|Introduction||General Information | Subject Choice & NCEA | Curriculum Guide Overview|
|NCEA||National Qualifications | Literacy and Numeracy | Certificate endorsements | Scholarship | University Study | University Entrance | Approved Subject list for NCEA|
|Subject choices||Subject Choice | Careers & Transition | Gateway | Star funded courses | Changes to Level 2 Courses | Introduction of Semester Courses | Subject Planner|
|Course Descriptions||Learn more about courses being offered in 2013|
GEOGRAPHY - Physical 21S (Semester 1) - GEP21S
TEACHER IN CHARGE: Mr Stoddart
NOTE: Students may take one semester or a full year course.
Students with reasonable NCEA Level 1 grades including a minimum of 10 literacy credits may study Geography at this level even if they have not studied it before. Students taking Geography for the first time need to see the Teacher in Charge before being granted entry.
This course is based on the study of Physical Geography and studies a large natural environment. Students will also conduct geographic research and study a contemporary geographic issue.
All assessments are Achievement Standards with the opportunity to gain 8 Internal and 4 External credits.
COST - 3 day field trip $100.00
Geography continues into Year 13 as a Level 3 subject. Beyond that it can be studied at University as a Science or Arts subject. Geography is an excellent general skills subject for most careers.