Riccarton High School Riccarton High School

Level 1 Mathematics

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Thomson.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 recommendation.

This course is designed for students wishing to progress in Mathematics either as a study in itself, or as a help to other subjects that use/require Mathematical reasoning and ability. Involves the foundation skills for Level 2 Mathematics, Calculus and Statistics. 

Three of the new NCEA Achievement standards will be on offer for students. All students will work through the new 1.1 and 1.2 internal standards and then pick one of the 1.3, 1.4 or Numeracy external standards to complete for the rest of the year. Up to 15 Achievement Standard credits will be attainable by the end of the year.

This course progresses on to Level 2 Mathematics with Flexibility.

Subject Overview

Term 1
Working towards Internal Standards 91944 and 91945.

Term 2
Working towards Internal Standards 91944 and 91945.

Term 3
Working towards either AS 91946 or AS 91947 or Numeracy CAA.

Term 4
Working towards either AS 91946 or AS 91947 or Numeracy CAA.

Learning Areas:

Pāngarau - Mathematics

Assessment Information

Students will attempt the two Internal Achievement Standards, 91944 and 91945 shown above. They will then have the option of sitting one of the two External standards, 91946 or 91947.
I addition, any students who have not yet attained the Numeracy Co-Requisite, will be afforded this opportunity.


Level 2 Mathematics with Flexibility

Career Pathways

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Approximate Costs and Equipment/Stationery

Scientific calculator $25 - can be purchased through school. Optional write on workbooks $12 each (approx)