Approx Cost:
$50.00. All trips will be user pay.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Recommendations:

This course is open entry but an enjoyment of the outdoors is a must.

Course Outline:

A full year course with an entry and exit point at the changeover between semesters. This is a course where learning experiences and class texts will centre around the outdoors. We will explore tramping, hunting, fishing and riding within an Education context. There is a focus on communication and collaboration between students. We will use our incredible local area and environment to experience the outdoors and develop reading, writing, evaluating and speaking skills.


  • close reading
  • evaluating
  • formal writing
  • speaking and presenting skills

There is one internal NCEA assessment, including 4 literacy credits.


This course offers the same achievement standard:

  • English - Documentary
Where Does It Lead:

ENW201, ENG201, ENH201 and ENS201 (if entry requirements are met for these courses), ENO202, ENG202

For further information see:
Miss Loughhead