Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Herman

Students will put together their own educational pathway based on their own Cultural Musical Art Form that expresses their individual talents and cultural narrative.  

This could include, but is not limited to: 

  • Musical Performance
  • Event management
  • Musical creation
  • Spoken word
  • Beat making
  • Cultural dance
  • Cultural Ceremonies

This course focuses on students developing their self management, teamwork and communication skills whilst they explore their own culture in a self directed way. NCEA standards from Levels 1 - 3 are offered to form an individually crafted learning plan for each student. The goal is for each student to present their own original works that represent and articulate their individual journey. 

Opportunities for NCEA credits will be based around cultural events and shows, that could include but would not be limited to : 

  • Fono
  • Matariki events
  • Community services/fundraisers
  • Musical and Cultural Performance evenings
  • White Sunday and other outside school Community events

Listed below are some of the possible standards available. Students will be assessed against standards they select at the level which is most appropriate to them.

Learning Areas: