20. March 2014 · Comments Off on Secondary School · Categories: News · Tags: ,

Though in New Zealand is a compulsory from the 6th to the 16th year of life, her school career most children begin the New Zealand school system with a visit to the primary school commence”at the age of 5 years. Also the New Zealand school system is divided into three sections: the primary, intermediate and secondary pane. In contrast to Germany, where education is still thing the countries, a binding for all of the country’s public and private schools curriculum, which is implemented in a comprehensive school system exists in New Zealand with the national curriculum (NC). In the context of the NC a wide spectrum of subjects is offered New Zealand and international students, whereby in addition to the classical curricula in the areas of mathematics, natural sciences, languages, sport and Social Sciences in particular individual interests and talents will be encouraged. This range includes artistic or creative subjects (school bands and Orchestra, theatre courses, but also Maori art) pre-employment content (E.g. fashion design, tourism, or economics) and includes a strong practice as a reference (E.g. work on a school farm).

“Table: grades of the New Zealand school system age of Klasse(n) school 5-12 1-8 primary school 11-12 7-8 primary school or Intermediate School * 13-14 9-10 Secondary School 15 11 NCEA level 1 16 12 NCEA level 2 17 13 NCEA level 3 * the classes 7 and 8 are either integrated into the primary school or are at a separate institution, the so-called Intermediate School” visited. After the primary school (grades 1-6) visit New Zealand students the Intermediate School (grades 7-8), which is part of a primary/secondary School or a separate facility either. Compared with German primary school primary students go so in a higher age (in the Rule with 12 years) on a secondary school (Secondary School from grade 9), which with the national certificate of educational achievement (NCEA) level 3 – comparable with the German Abitur – 13 class completing.

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