Year 9 Robotics & Inspiration

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Webster

This programme is focused on the idea of providing practical  opportunities for students  to experience an interdisciplinary approach to learning.  If you are innovative and creative thinker - whether it be about using objects, or experimenting with computers and want to learn to program a robot, then this is the subject for you.

Design is about innovation. While developing the skills and knowledge that industry currently demands, you'll also be pushing the limits and, in a sense, forging the future of design practice. During lessons and your teacher will show you how to take an experimental approach to design that encourages creative and thoughtful design solutions for an outcome ie game design, robotics, etc.

There will be opportunities to participate in programming competitions such as Robotics Competition, Aquabots etc.

Leading to Digital Technology  and /or Robotics at Year 10 .  It strongly recommended that students choose one or both of these options to support  pathways in the senior school.




NCEA Level 1 Digital Technology

Career Pathways

Software Developer, Game Developer