Year 7 to 13 Catholic Boys School, Auckland New Zealand

What can you study at Liston College?

Liston College has a flexible and comprehensive curriculum and qualifications for students from Years 7 to 13 (11-18 years). In the senior school, The National Certificate in Educational Achievement, Levels 1 to 3 is offered as well as University Entrance at Year 13.
At Liston College there are opportunities for academic achievement, whether a students wishes to pursue an academic or a vocational pathway. Our flexible and comprehensive curriculum provides real opportunities for each student to achieve and develop their full potential, whether it be spiritually, intellectually, aesthetically or physically.

Liston College’s commitment to achievement is demonstrated through a range of learning experiences:  a broad curriculum at all levels, learning support and ESOL and an excellence in learning and teaching.   The school sets high academic standards and provides modern facilities in an atmosphere which educates young men in a Christian environment centred on Catholic Values in the tradition of Edmund Rice.
A number of teachers are employed for the teaching of English and the support of  International Students at Liston College. Classrooms and resources are dedicated to the students and the teachers are available to both to teach English and assist with other subjects.

International students arriving at Liston College:

  • Are assessed for their English language ability and then placed into appropriate subject choices. 
  • Will have timetables made to suit the individual students language ability and their curriculum needs.
  • Can access all options available (depending upon their standard of English)
  • Are enrolled in an ESOL language programme (English for Speakers of Other Languages), tailored to suit the individual student needs.
  • Can access ESOL classes at all times
  • Are not mainstreamed (placed into regular classes)until they have a reasonable understanding of English
  • will have their academic progress closely monitored

Options Available - Junior School (Years 7-10)

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Religious Studies

Religious Studies

Religious Studies

Religious Studies

English

English

English

English

Mathematics

Mathematics

Mathematics

Mathematics

Science

Science

Science

Science

Social Studies

Social Studies

Social Studies

Social Studies

Japanese

Physical Education

Physical Education

Physical Education

Visual Art

Digital Technology

Art

Accounting

Technology

Financial Literacy

Drama

Art

Taha Maori

Japanese

Economics

Drama

Music

Music

Japanese

Economics

Health

Technology

Music

Graphics

ICT

Visual Art

Technology

Japanese

Physical Education

 

 

Music

Sport

 

 

Technology

 

 
Compulsory      
 
Options Year 8 choose four
(1/2 year each)
Year 9 choose two Year 10 choose two

Note: ESOL classes are placed according to student needs and their English ability

Options Available - Senior School (Years 11-13)

Level 1 NCEA

Level 2 NCEA

Level 3 NCEA

Religious Studies** Religious Studies** Religious Studies**
English  English         English
    IELTS
(International Students only)
    Classical Studies
Drama Drama  
Mathematics or Mathematics  
Applied Maths** US Mathematics**
(two year Programme)
    Statistics
    Calculus
Computer Studies** Computer Studies** Computer Studies**
Applied Science**    
Science Biology Biology
Chemistry Chemistry Chemistry
Physics Physics Physics
Geography Geography Geography
History History History
    History of Art 
Art Art Painting / Sculpture
  Photography Photography
Japanese Japanese Japanese
Music Music Music
Economics Economics Economics
Accounting Accounting Accounting
  Management Studies**
(two year Programme)
Graphics Graphics Graphics
Technology Technology Technology
Elementary Carpentry Skills**
(two year Programme)
 
Phys Ed (academic) Phys Ed (academic) Phys Ed (academic)
Phys Ed **   Adventure Tourism
  Gateway**  
  General Studies** General Studies**
ESOL** ESOL** ESOL**

 

  Compulsory
  Two Year Programme
** Unit Standards offered
Some subjects offer Unit Standards in addition to Achievement s

Note

  • Courses are offered subject to staffing and student numbers
  • Multi-level study is available at Levels 1 – 3 NCEA
  • ESOL classes are for approved students only
  • Correspondence courses are by approval of the Principal