Whanganui Girls' College

Our Programmes

DGT – Digital Technologies

DGT – Digital Technologies

Information and Communication Technology in Years 9 and 10 –
The Year 9 and 10 programmes are one Term in length.

Students acquire foundation knowledge and skills in operating the computer, printer, scanner and digital camera.

Students develop an awareness of the key features in page layouts and advertising leaflets and learn to use the design process to develop a range of outcomes using simple desktop publishing software.

Information and Communication Technology in Year 11 –
This NCEA Level 1 course builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in the Year 9 and 10 programme.

Students strengthen their understanding of the process of electronic publishing and gain confidence in the use of various software packages.

Students design and make a range of print, screen and web-based publications.

Information and Communication Technology in Year 12 –
This NCEA Level 2 course focuses on equipping students with the computer skills to research, plan and develop ICT products.

The programme has a strong focus on design and layout using the computer.

Students apply their technological knowledge and understanding of computer software and publishing to the process of product development.

Information and Communication Technology in Year 13 –
This NCEA Level 3 course focuses on equipping students with the computer skills to research, plan and develop ICT products in response to selected issues within their local environment.

The programme has a strong focus on design and layout using the computer.

Students apply their technological knowledge and understanding of computer software and publishing to the process of product development.