NCEA Level 2 Christian Studies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Bartrum

Christian Studies

Prerequisites: Minimum of achieved grades in ENG and /or approval from HOD.

This course provides the opportunity to explore the Bible, service, leadership and personal faith in Christ. Students learn the importance of working with others and developing their personal strengths. Students are involved in service and leadership activities within Bay of Plenty for their Achievement Standards. All students are required to participate in prayer, Bible reading and developing their own relationship with God. Students will also be given the opportunity to attend a class trip for service.

Subject Overview

Term 1
Students will investigate the similarities and differences between the Christian faith and a variety of other Relgions. They will also be involved in some leadership development and working on developing individual confidence during this term. The students will actively participate in developing spiritual disciplines of reading the bible, prayer and worship.

Term 2
Students will participate in a service and leadership unit which will involve working in our school and wider community. They will plan and implement programs and will serve others. They will have a class missions trip and will gain effective communication skills. The students will learn how service leadership derives from the ethical principles of Christianity.

Term 3
Students will analyze prayer and learn the various ways one can pray. They will participate in practical prayer lessons and will pray for others. The students will continue to participate in service and leadership activities. During this term the class will participate in lessons based around asking effective questions about Christianity and will spend time discovering and researching the questions.

Term 4
Students will learn how an expression of Christianity has changed overtime. Students will look at aspects such as marriage, order of service, worship and how to be authentic in your faith. They will also look at making the most of there final year of school the following year and how to effectively express their faith to others.


NCEA Level 3 Christian Studies

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$150 for school service, missions and leadership trips.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90821 v3 Religious Studies 2.2 - Explain the changes in an expression(s) of a religious tradition
A.S. 90822 v3 Religious Studies 2.3 - Explain how a contemporary social action derives from the ethical principles of a religious tradition
A.S. 90823 v3 Religious Studies 2.4 - Explain the key beliefs within two religious traditions in relation to a significant religious question
A.S. 91724 v2 Religious Studies 2.1 - Explain a significant theme in a sacred text within a religious tradition
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.

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