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

Jun
26

26.06.2017
Careers Week

Jun
27

27.06.2017
Young Enterprise Group in Dragons Den Finals

Jun
27

27.06.2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Board of Trustees Meeting

Jun
28

28.06.2017
Students and Parents Careers Expo

Jun
29

29.06.2017
Yr 13 Drama perform 'Keep it Kiwi'

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.