Year 10 Accounting

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Lang

What will I learn?:
This course focuses on accounting for individuals and businesses, where students learn:
- Basic accounting concepts relating to income, expenses, assets and liabilities
- How to prepare Budgets and Statement of Affairs for an individual
- Dinner party budgeting
- Preparation of Income Statements and a Statement of Financial Position for a business
- Savings and Investment– Kiwisaver, shares and property investments
- Decision making—plan a holiday on a budget
- Process and analyse transactions
- Source documents

- Explain Accounting terminology
- Classify and report financial information
- Process financial Information
- Research skills

Suits students who:
- Like numbers
- Like right or wrong answers rather than debate
- Are organised and methodical
- Like to build layers of information and piece it together
- See a future in business, banking, tourism, money management, business ownership.


Year 11 Accounting - Make Money Matter, Year 11 Accounting - Manage my business, Year 11 Economics - Money Talks, Year 11 Economics in Action, Year 11 Enterprise -Business builder, Year 11 Leadership in action

Contributions and Equipment

All students need: pens, pencils, ruler, eraser, glue stick, highlighters, coloured pencils, scissors for all classes

Specific requirements for this class are:
BYO Device
1 1B8 Exercise book

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Pathway Tags

Construction and infrastructure, Manufacturing and technology, The Primary Industries, The Service Industries, Social and Community services, Accountant, Actuarial Science, Computer Analyst or programmer, Economist, Engineering Analyst, Information Scientist, Marketing Research Analyst, Mathematician, Meteorologist, Numerical Analyst, Operations Research, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Teacher, Office Manager, Accounts Officer, Banking, Insurance, Business Consultant, Mortgage Broker, Retail Buyer, Auditor, Finance Manager, Financial Adviser, Currency Dealer, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Property Manager, Real Estate, Valuer, Business Owner, Business Manager, Advisor, Consultant, Policy Analysis, Business Journalist, Engineering