Howick College offers a wide range of subjects for students to choose from. Our curriculum caters for each student's interests, abilities and ambitions and students have the opportunity to try new areas of learning that they may not have experienced before.


Learning Area Includes / Leads to... (some subjects are only available to senior levels)
English Media Studies, Classical Studies
Mathematics Statistics, Calculus
Science Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Social Studies History, Georgraphy, Tourism
Expressive Arts Drama, Music, Dance, Photography, Art History, Photo Design, Art Practical
Technology Textile Design, Food Technology, Hospitality, Computing, Electronics, Design & Visual Communication, Construction, Mechanical Engineering
Languages ESOL, French, Te Reo Maori
Health & Physical Education Outdoor Education, Sport and Exercise Studies
Business and Management Accounting, Economics, Business Studies



Each learning area is managed by a teacher who is the Head of Learning Area. Most learning areas include more than on related subject, especially at Senior levels, and these are managed by teachers who are Subject Managers or Head of Department.



When you start at Howick College, the International Student Dean will help you choose the subjects that best suit your interests, needs and abilities.



For more detailed information about the exciting subjects you can choose at Howick College, visit the each Learning Area in the Departments section of the website here.