Level 1 Mathematics - Semester A
Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Astwood
The course has three internal Achievement Standards and is aimed at Excellence level. You will gain your 10 Numeracy credits required for NCEA Level 1. It leads on to Mathematics or Statistics in Year 12 and Calculus or Statistics in Year 13. To carry on into Year 12 Mathematics you must take both Semesters.
It requires extended abstract thinking, good algebra skills and the ability to solve problems.
You should discuss with your teacher to see if this is the right option for you.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Costs: Workbooks $20
Graphics calculator $92.
Recommended Prior Learning
Achievement at or above the curriculum level in Year 10.
Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
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 or any career that has a major mathematical co,
Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.