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Junior School

All Year 9 and 10 students in New Zealand schools are required to study core subjects such as English, Maths, Science, Social Studies as well as Health and Physical education.

In addition, we offer a range of options for your child to choose from, including Technology, Arts, and languages other than English. The Junior School curriculum at Iona is designed to provide the foundation on which to build future learning. It values all areas of learning and meets the requirements of the New Zealand Curriculum.

Year 9 Compulsory & Optional Subjects

  • Art
  • Digital technologies
  • English
  • Fabric technology

  • Food technology
  • Mathematics
  • Music

  • Physical Education & Health
  • Religious studies
  • Science
  • Social Studies

  • Spanish
  • Te Reo Māori 

Year 10 Compulsory & Optional Subjects

  • English
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Mathematics

  • Religious studies
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Art

  • Commerce
  • Core Academic Skills
  • Dance 
  • Design Technology 
  • Drama
  • Health and Nutrition

  • Music
  • Spanish
  • Te Reo Māori 

  • Compulsory Subjects
  • Optional Subjects – Please choose one in Year 9 and three in Year 10