Academic

Logan Park has an outstanding academic reputation across a wide range of subjects. It has been the top academic school in the Otago/Southland region for the past four years. In 2011 students achieved 22 National NCEA Scholarships, including 4 Outstanding Scholarships.   A comparison of scholarship results between Dunedin schools for the past four years is available here.

Junior Course Structure

Students in Years 9 & 10 study subjects from the eight essential learning areas as described in the New Zealand Curriculum Framework. These areas are: English, The Arts, Health and Physical Education, Learning Languages, Mathematics and Statistics, Science, Social Sciences and Technology.  

All Year 9 & 10 students study a core of:
English
Science
Mathematics
Social Studies
Health and Physical Education
 
Optional Subjects:
In addition to the core subjects above, students choose Option subjects.  In Year 9 students choose six Optional subjects and each subject is for a half-year, except for Languages which are for the full year and count as two option choices.  In Year 10 students choose three Optional subjects and each subject is for the full-year.
 

Senior Course Structure & Assessment

Information on courses and assessment for senior students (Years 11 to 13) can be found in the Senior Studies Course Guide  and the Senior Assessment Guide.  

Information and course outlines for individual courses are available on the relevant department's webpage and can be accessed by using the drop-down menu on the Academic tab above.