NCEA Level 2 Mathematics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Thompson

Recommended Prior Learning

Recommendation from Year 11 mathematics teacher and/or Head of Faculty and at least 12 Level 1 credits from achievement standards. 11MA3/4 students may not be academically prepared for the material covered in this course and will need to be recommended by the TIC of this course.

This course is designed for students who wish to continue mathematics at Level 2. The topics in this course are of a more practical and applicable nature and less literacy based. There are no Statistics standards.

A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student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

Course Overview

Term 1
AS91259 - Trig Calculations
AS91256 - Coordinate Geometry

Term 2
AS91256 Coordinate Geometry (cont)
AS91258 Sequences and Series
AS91260 Networks

Term 3
AS91260 Networks (cont)
Choice from optional standards

Term 4
Completion of optional standards



Assessment Policy & Procedures

NCEA Level 3 Mathematics

If students show they can work independently and achieve some of the standards at merit level, a possible course for next year is 13MAT with TIC approval.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended that students purchase a Casio FX 82 scientific calculator.
1J5, Casio fx82 calculator


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.