Garin College Garin College

Level 1 Mathematics (MAA)

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: H. Kersten.

Entry Guidelines

The best preparation for this course is to engage in Year 10 mathematics. 

Students should have a good command of algebra. 

This Achievement Standard course is designed around Level 6 of the New Zealand Mathematics and Statistics curriculum to encourage the development of skills and knowledge required to form a deep understanding of mathematical concepts. There is an emphasis on logical and systematic reasoning to enable students to communicate mathematical ideas within a range of meaningful contexts. This course allows for a wide range of options in future years.

This course is the best preparation for those wishing to continue with the MAT 2 course which leads to Calculus.




Level 2 Mathematics (MAT) - mainly External standards

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$31.50 mathematics workbook.
Calculator (minimum scientific) essential.
Graphics calculator ( eg.Casio 9750) recommended.
A graphics calculator is essential for all level 2 and 3 Mathematics courses.


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.