Year 9 - Auckland Girls Grammar School

     

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 form class, teachers and how the school works
  • Small class sizes - we aim for a maximum of 25 students in each form
  • Banding – ability grouping in English and Mathematics.
  • Peer Support - support and encouragement from Year 13 students.
  • Sapere Aude – individual programmes for the Gifted & Talented.
  • 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 (incorporating the new library) – a current building project to provide a 21st century independent learning facility

 

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, Mandarin, Samoan, Te Reo Maori, Te Reo Rangatira. Those requiring extra support in English, will study English Enrichment instead of an additional language.

Upcoming Events

May
27

27.05.2017
MUNA in DWC last day

May
29

29.05.2017
11 Sports Leadership Rock Climbing

May
29

29.05.2017
Samoan Language Week

May
30

30.05.2017 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Board of Trustees Mtng

May
31

31.05.2017
12Bio to Tiri Tiri Matangi

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.