South Otago High School offers Year 9 and 10 students a full programme covering all the essential learning areas.
The school offers a wide range of subjects at NCEA Level 1, including alternative programmes in English, Mathematics and Science.
A full range of pre-tertiary subjects are available for students who wish to continue study at Polytechnic or University. At NCEA Level 2 and 3 there is an expanded range of subjects including Outdoor Education and transition programmes.
NCEA Level 3 and Scholarship are offered in many subjects with extra tutoring available for some. Further subjects may be available on the Otago Net video conference system or through STAR funded courses.
|Business Enterprise||Food Technology||Music|
|Design Technology||French||Physical Education and Health|
|Drama||Materials Technology||Social Studies|
|Digital Technology||Graphics||Physical Education and Health|
|Agriculture||English – Communication||Mathematics – Achievement Standards|
|Art||French||Mathematics – Alternative|
|Economics||Hospitality||Science – Achievement Standards|
|Engineering Technology||Literacy||Sport and Recreation|
|English – Achievement Standards|
|Accounting||English – Achievement Standards||Mathematics – Achievement Standards|
|Art||English – Communications||Mathematics – Alternative|
|Building Technology||French||Outdoor Education|
|Business Studies||Geography||Physical Education|
|Digital Technology||History||Skills Pathways|
|Drama||Hospitality||Soft Materials Technology|
|Economics||Maori||Sport and Recreation|
|Art||English||Mathematics with Calculus|
|Biology||ESOL||Mathematics with Statistics|
|Drama||History||Soft Materials Technology|
- For Year 10 – 13, the availability of certain subjects may depend on the number of students selecting that subject
- Video Conferencing courses may be available for senior subjects