Year 10 Agricultural and Horticultural Science

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. McKoy

Agricultural and Horticultural Science

Assessment: NCEA Level 1 – 4 credits.

This course has a large practical component. The students are expected to maintain their own garden plot at school. It is designed to give an appreciation for creation and encourages students to be good stewards of the resources we have. The course covers the basics of plant structure, function and propagation, and an understanding of agricultural products. It also gives an overview of the agricultural and horticultural industries, and the wide range of career opportunities available. This course contributes towards the Level 1 NCEA certificate.


NCEA Level 1 Agricultural and Horticultural Science

Ag/Hort Science is a core subject for any environmental science, agricultural or horticultural based career. It would also be an advantage for teacher, science, biology, economics, earth science or managerial degrees.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Fee: $10 for consumable products.

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90157 v4 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.2 - Demonstrate practical skills used in agricultural or horticultural production
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

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