Rathkeale College considers it to be important that students experience a wide variety of subjects in the junior school, so choice by students is limited at this level. Options expand and individual choice increases as students progress through the college.

Core subjects

Taken for a whole year

  • English / ESOL
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Religious Education
  • Physical Education
  • French or Sport Studies or Literacy Skills or New Zealand Studies (click for further information)

Rotation Subjects

Students will do all of the following on a 9 week rotation:

  • Art
  • Drama
  • Electronics
  • Design and Visual Communication
  • Digital Technology
  • Materials Technology
  • Music
  • Te Reo Maori