10 Agricultural Science (Table C) 4 lessons per week for half a year (semester)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Coadette Low.

The Year 10 course introduces students to the fundamental principles of Agricultural and Horticultural Science in a New Zealand context. 10AG1 is about the interaction between people, plants and animals in the New Zealand environment. 

Students will be expected to practically participate on the school farm, orchard and gardens to complete this course. Topics include plant and animal science, an introduction to NZ agriculture, conservation, environmental impact and careers in the primary industries. 

The students will have one topic test on plants. There is also assignment work which will be completed in and out of class.


At least all Year 9 Science topic tests attempted, including end-of-year Science exam. Students must be able to demonstrate the ability to listen and follow safety instructions and have an interest in farming and the outdoors.

or HoD Approval

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*10AG1* - $30 for resources
Supplementary costs: This course may contain field trips that will be offered, but are not compulsory. The cost of these will be given prior to each trip.