School Curriculum
Makoura College recognises that preparing our learners for their future is the most significant thing we can do.  We know that the world is changing and how and what students need to learn is changing too. We are blending traditional learning opportunities with new future-focussed experiences.

Years 9 and 10

The aims are:

  • to give a sound grounding in the core subjects

  • to provide new learning opportunities through exploration of option subjects

  • to provide students with opportunities to drive their own learning through projects and elective choices


Years 11, 12 and 13

The aims are:

  • to provide students with a relevant course of study that matches their strengths, interests and aspirations

  • to give a sound preparation in subjects to gain NCEA qualifications

  • to provide students with opportunities to drive their own learning through projects and elective choices

  • to support students with transition to the world of employment or further education