Level 1 Mathematics - Numeracy

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Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: H. Kersten.

This course is intended to cover the material required to gain the corequisite Numeracy Standard, facilitating students achieving the Numeracy requirement of NCEA. This course will include work from Number, Measurement, Geometry and Statistics. It is designed to develop numeracy skills in practical contexts.

Depending on student ability, Level 1 internal standards may be assessed.

On completion, this course can lead to enrollment in a Level 1 Achievement standard course, but does not directly lead to a NCEA Level 2 course.

Entry Guidelines

The best preparation for this course is engaging in Year 10 Mathematics.

Teacher recommendation in consultation with parents/caregivers. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$10 includes all resources required.
Scientific calculator essential e.g. Casio FX82. If students already have a graphics calculator they will not need a scientific calculator.

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 32406 v3
Apply mathematics and statistics in a range of everyday situations
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 10
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0


An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.

All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.