Approx Cost:
Not applicable or dependent on student selected learning project.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Requirements:

Year 11 – 13 students can apply for this course and explain why they want to pursue a self-directed learning project and outline their plan of study.  Applications are made in Term 4 following a student's initial selection of the course.

Course Outline:

This course is designed by the student and facilitated by a teacher.  Students need to be self-motivated, passionate about a particular project, be prepared to study and/or investigate a project or train towards a particular goal.  Students are responsible for developing a good timeline and producing an end product/outcome.

This course does not have NCEA credits attached but individual projects may attract credits, dependent on the project.  Projects might include an elite sportsperson training for their particular sport, writing software, a local environment investigation or a research topic of interest.  Students choose a topic that they are passionate about.  The course is available to Year 11-13 students.

Where Does It Lead:

The project may supplement other courses undertaken by the students.

For further information see:
Mrs H Senior (Year 13 Tutor).