1 Communication (1COM1) 84
Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Evans
Learners who enrol in the Communications course will develop their literacy skills through a range of contexts which are designed to help them explore work and study pathways, as well as develop employability skills to assist in readying them for future study or work pathways.
Learners will have the opportunity to complete both Level 1 and Level 2 NCEA Unit standards in this course, suited to their needs. There will be a strong focus on building a deeper understanding of themselves, where their strengths lie and developing their ability to work as part of a team.
This course is aimed at learners who may find literacy a challenge and need more support With a further opportunity to discuss standards on offer with the Teacher in Charge depending on learner progress and or capability.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Voluntary Course Contribution
● Course Fee $5.00 for in class materials and resources.
● Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events and added to statements as they occur.
● E-learning lesson & homework tool to assist and reinforce lessons. (Quill $25.00 per subscription)
Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
● Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.
See Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.
No additional course specific stationery items other than the Senior Stationery list are required for this course
To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.
Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Please be aware, our charges may change