NCEA Level 1 Mathematics 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Walton

Recommended Prior Learning

Students working at national curriculum level 5A in Algebra and Number in Year 10.

This course is for able mathematicians wishing to continue with a full mathematics course in Years 12 and 13. Entry to external examinations is dependent on passing a formative assessment.

A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student attempting the assessment.



Assessment Policy & Procedures

NCEA Level 2 Mathematics for Engineering, NCEA Level 2 Mathematics for Social and Health Sciences

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended that students purchase a Casio graphics calculator as this provides a significant advantage for Achievement Standard 91028.
NuLake EAS Homework or similar.
2 Maths Exercise Book (1J5)

Pathway Tags

Calculus is very important in: Tertiary courses in Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Structural Design, Economics, Architecture or any career that has a major mathematical component. Statistics leads to careers in: Business Studies, Commerce, Education, Geography, Health Studies, Marketing, Nursing, Politics, Psychology, Social Work, Journalism, Town Planning, any career involving prediction, sampling and probability., 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, Architecture


It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.