Languages 

Japanese

NZ Schools Japanese Trivia Evening held every year for students in Year 10 Japanese - 

This event is based on knowledge of Japanese culture in a fun pub quiz style event. Students dress up in Japanese themed clothing and compete against schools throughout NZ

2021 Trivia Evening will be held on Friday June 11th

 

Annual Wellington Regional Speech Competition

5 students from Year 10 - Year 13 deliver a speech in Japanese which is judged by Japanese speakers from the Correspondence School and the Japanese Embassy. Students at tertiary level also enter this event. Prizes are awarded for the winner of each Year Level. There is also a category for native speakers of Japanese.

2021 event will be held at Victoria University Friday 25th June

 

Japanese On-line Exchange with Aoyama High School

This year we have started an on-line exchange with students attending Aoyama High School in Tokyo. Students will meet up once a week via a Zoom call organised by the Aoyama English Language Club. This will provide HVHS students with an opportunity to talk with students from Japan in both English and Japanese, and help them develop their English Language Skills. This exchange will continue regularly throughout the year, and senior students have the opportunity to meet in D6 every Thursday lunchtime to practise their Japanese conversation skills for this exchange.

Mrs Langley and Ms Guo

 

Japanese Proficiency Exam

This is held in July and December every year and students in Year 12 and Year 13 are encouraged to enter at Level N5 and N4 respectively. It is organised by the Japanese Embassy in Wellington.

 

Japanese Scholarship Exam

Contact Mrs Langley

Year 9 Japanese Extension Club

Tuesday lunchtime in D6, Ms Cardwell

Spanish

National and Regional Speech Competition in Spanish: organized by the New Zealand Spanish Language Teacher Association (STANZA). (Senior Students)

This will take place in Term 3 however; a specific date and conditions are still to be announced.

Hutt Valley High School Spanish teachers will keep the students informed and follow up on registration for the ones interested in taking part.

A workshop will take place to prepare and make sure our students meet the requirements set to take part in this competition.

 

Scholarship Workshop: offer to students at Hutt Valley High School in preparation for the Spanish New Zealand Scholarship offered by NZQA .

This is an assessment that for 2021 will take place on 01/12/21 at 2PM.

Hutt Valley High School Spanish teachers will keep the students informed and follow up on registration for the ones interested in taking part.  

 

Spanish Meet and Chat: students will have the opportunity to pop in and practice their speaking Spanish skills. This starts during Term 2 from week 4 until end of Term 3 on Tuesdays during Interval time. Contact: Ms Prado and Mr Trujillo-Ramirez

French

Year 10 - DELF A1 - Examination 

The DELF is an official exam organised by the French Ministry of Education through the French Embassy and the Alliance Francaise of Wellington. It comprises 6 levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 and follows the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, which means that it is internationally recognised and particularly by French universities.

The DELF is made up of 4 parts that assess the four language skills: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. Year 10 students have the opportunity to sit the DELF A1, the beginner level.

This year, the DELF exam will take place on Saturday 28 August in Wellington and the enrolment fees are 70 dollars.

Tutorial: Thursday lunchtime, D7, Ms Deba and Mrs Dean


Year 11 - DELF A2 - Examination

The DELF is an official exam organised by the French Ministry of Education through the French Embassy and the Alliance Francaise of Wellington. It comprises 6 levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 and follows the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, which means that it is internationally recognised and particularly by French universities.

The DELF is made up of 4 parts that assess the four language skills: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. Year 11 students have the opportunity to sit the DELF A2, the elementary level.

This year, the DELF exam will take place on Saturday 28 August in Wellington and the enrolment fees are 70 dollars.

Tutorial: Tuesday lunchtime, D7, Ms Deba


Year 12 - DELF B1 - Examination

The DELF is an official exam organised by the French Ministry of Education through the French Embassy and the Alliance Francaise of Wellington. It comprises 6 levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 and follows the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, which means that it is internationally recognised and particularly by French universities.

The DELF is made up of 4 parts that assess the four language skills: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. Year 12 students have the opportunity to sit the DELF B1, the intermediate level.

This year, the DELF exam will take place on Saturday 28 August in Wellington and the enrolment fees are 85 dollars.

Tutorial: Monday lunchtime, HOD resource room next to D8 + online, Mrs Dean


Year 13 - DELF B2

The DELF is an official exam organised by the French Ministry of Education through the French Embassy and the Alliance Francaise of Wellington. It comprises 6 levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 and follows the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, which means that it is internationally recognised and particularly by French universities.

The DELF is made up of 4 parts that assess the four language skills: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. Year 13 students have the opportunity to sit the DELF B1, the intermediate level or the DELF B2, the upper-intermediate level.

This year, the DELF exam will take place on Saturday 28 August in Wellington and the enrolment fees are 85 dollars.

Tutorial: Wednesday lunchtime, online, Mrs Dean

French Scholarship

Contact Mrs Dean

Maori

Maori Scholarship

Contact Whaia Kereru