Junior Curriculum (Years 9 - 10)

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Students in Years 9 and 10 complete their learning of core subjects in their core classes. They select options from a range of subjects as outlined in our Prospectus.

Year 9

All students in Year 9 study English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education and Health. In addition to this, students can select up to EIGHT options. All options are term long courses except for languages which are taken as two term courses. 


Digital Technology Art
Food Technology  DramaJapanese
Design & Visual Communication (DVC)DanceMaori
Hard Materials TechnologyMusicHistory
Textiles TechnologyElectronics & RoboticsAdventure Education

Information on Year 9 Course Options for 2023 can be found via the YELLOW tab below. 

2023 Yr 9 Options Booklet 

Information on Year 9 Options for 2022 can be found via the RED tab below.

Upper Hutt College  2022 Year 9 Options Booklet Revised

Year 10

All students study English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education and Health and they also study TWO options for the full year. Several courses offer a small number of credits towards NCEA Level 1.

The handbook for 2023 can be accessed by clicking the YELLOW button below.  This provides information to assist with course selection for 2023 - due to be completed in early September.

Year 10 Course Booklet 2023

The red button below has information re Year 10 option subjects running in 2022 

Year 10 Course Booklet 2022