Macleans College Senior Course Guide(NCEA)

Performing Arts

  • Drama
    • In today’s world employers are looking for mature, creative people who can communicate effectively – precisely the skills that Drama develops. Drama is taught throughout the curriculum from Year 9 to Year 13. The skills, control and confidence developed in Drama are valuable to the students in all their studies and in whatever careers they choose to follow.
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
  • Music
    • Music is an enriching subject and leads to a lifelong enjoyment and appreciation of music. It has been discovered, through research, that music develops mental and physical abilities and develops co-operation and self-expression. The activity of working creatively and analytically with music develops the brain’s capacity to be flexible, to think laterally and to manage complexity. The study of Music equips students with transferable skills, valuable in many areas of employment and leads to a diverse range of career pathways.
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3