Whanganui Girls' College

Our Programmes

Junior Languages

Junior Languages

Junior Languages Programme

Those choosing a language as an option in Year 9 complete a half-year programme which includes some of the following:

  • Introduction to the language
  • Introduction to culture and traditions
  • Introduction to cooking
  • Festivals and celebrations

In Year 10 the option lasts for the full year and builds on the introductory units completed in Year 9. Pupils can also complete some internal standards in preparation for NCEA.


Current languages that are available (subject to demand) include:

  • Te Reo Maori
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Spanish