Year 11 Project
For the Year 11 project students research a problem and plan a solution, building in a number of 21st century skills such as collaboration, creativity and design thinking. Students spend three periods a fortnight working on their project, for the first two terms of the year. The project is structured with staff supervision, a handbook, regular tracking of tasks, checkpoints and events. The project begins with a launch workshop at the start of the year and culminates in an exhibition at the end of Term 2. The exhibition is part of the students’ learning journey in exhibiting and communicating their year’s work and their project with their parents, whanau and wider College community.
Students are asked to reflect on their project, demonstrating what they have learned or how they would have done some things differently – this reflection is the main focus for the project’s assessment along with the final exhibition.
The combination of key skills, connected learning, and a collaborative project will prepare students well for future study in Years 12 and 13 as well as give them more opportunities to develop the skills necessary to be successful in the rapidly changing world that surrounds them.
Groups are judged on the following criteria on the night of the exhibition:
Impact, best website, best final video, most innovative project, best presentation on exhibition day, best overall project
2021 best investor pitch: https://landerfr.wixsite.com/website
2021 Most innovative project: https://headlanda.wixsite.com/paralel-parking
2021 best website: https://civconz.wixsite.com/my-site
2021 best overall collaborative project: https://busheem.wixsite.com/helpinghands