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Star Courses

These are short courses available to year 11, 12 and 13 students..
Courses are mainly available during the term holidays.
Most courses offer students NCEA credits.
All courses offer a chance to try out possible career pathways.
Fully/part funded by the school's STAR budget.

See STAR notice board and or Mrs Gabrielle Smith, Ms Pauline Salt or 
Mrs Jenni Catley

Learner Support Co-ordinator: Mrs Gabrielle Smith

Learner Support

- Catering for the Learner's needs
- Individualised Learning Plans
- Assistive Technology - netbooks, laptops, dictaphones  
  (devices to support learning)

Teacher Aide Team
Mrs Shelley McGeorge
Mrs Adrianne Reddy
Ms Pauline Salt

Teacher Aides in classes working 1:1 and in small differentiated groups
Special Assessment support: such as Reader/Writer/separate accommodation/Laptop

Co-Lab learning Centre
Starts in the Food Tech room then break out for study, homework and tutoring. Wednesday 3:15 - 4:30pm 

Peer Tutoring
Is available through Co-Lab and Marist Co-Lab Facebook page 

ELS - Enhance Learning Skills/Support

  • Literacy
  • Learning how to learn
  • Mediated learning
  • Gabrielle Smith

Special Assistance Conditions (SAC)

On identification: support may be available as Reader/Writer/Separate Accommodation/Use of Computer. Suzann Kreft HOD Enhance co-ordinates this support.

Year 11 - 13
Special Assistance Conditions (SAC) for NCEA Assessments

Reader, Writer, Computer use, Separate Accommodation, Extra time, Rest Breaks.

Enhance Year 11 - 13 Option

  • NCEA credits available
  • Senior student option choice
  • Range of interest areas to suit student
  • Possible career pathway experience through STAR courses
  • Possible online learning
  • Individualise programmes of learning.
  • Career planning and support.