At Howick Intermediate we want students to be engaged in learning that is future-focused. Information and communication technology (ICT) and e-learning (learning supported or facilitated by ICT) are critical to ensuring they are enabled to do so. To find out more about digital learning at Howick Intermediate by following this link: http://howickint.school.nz/learning/digital-learning
Other Academic Programmes
International Competitions and Assessments for Schools
An opportunity for students to sit international exams in Digital Technologies, Science, Writing, Spelling, English and Mathematics.
Gifted Maths Programme
A programme for exceptionally able mathematicians, who will be exposed to a rich and varied maths programme. This involves opportunities to participate and compete in internal and external problem solving competition.
Gifted Literacy Programme
For high level literacy learning focussing on essay writing and responding critically to texts. There is also an opportunity to participate in the annual Auckland wide Kids Lit Quiz.
Science Fair Competition
English Language Classes (ESOL)
Students with limited English receive specialist help from a fully registered teacher and assistant. They are taught according to their English Language ability in small groups.
Technology and Specialist Programmes
Hard Materials and Design
Students’ work with wood, metal and digital technology to design and make projects in our purpose equipped facility.
Students make delicious treats in our equipped kitchens, while learning the importance of food preparation and healthy food options.
Visual Art Programme
Students’ use a wide range of different media to sculpt, draw, paint, dye, build and mould projects. They also look at and model creations from famous artists.
Students are invited to join a school band, choir or one of our small musical groups as well as regular class time teachings in our specialist music room.
Education Outside The Classroom