Year 10 Environmental Studies

Course Description

Contact Person: J. Thomas

This course focuses on our local environment and how students can take care of the environment for their future. Students will become involved with student led activities and learn how to use sustainable practices from a Mātauranga Maori, economic, social and environmental perspective.  Some of the local industries you may partner with include, fishing, forestry, DOC and horticulture and Enviro school.  Students will develop both scientific and geographical skills and there will be many opportunities for hands on activities.

Learning Areas:

Social Sciences


Level 1 Geography

Career Pathways

Holiday Park Manager, Survey Technician, Building Surveyor, Arborist, Barrister, Automotive Electrician, Hotel/Motel Manager, Deckhand, Mechanical Engineer, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Surveyor, Civil Engineer, Industrial Designer, Quantity Surveyor, Maitre d’Hotel, Forensic Scientist, Early Childhood Teacher, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Environmental Engineer, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Fishery Officer, Marine Engineer, Landscaper, Groundsperson, Health Promoter, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Ship's Master, Nanny/Child Carer, Packhouse Worker, Private Teacher/Tutor, Project Manager, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Beekeeper, Aquaculture Farmer, Farmer/Farm Manager, Dairy Farmer, Crop Farmer/Manager, Helicopter Pilot, Statistician, Zoologist, Urban/Regional Planner, Event Manager, Financial Adviser, Forest Manager, Landscape Architect, Market Research Analyst, Production Manager