SMC foundation diploma – mathematics with engagement 112
Entry Recommendations: Students need to have consistently displayed skills at Level 5 of the New Zealand Mathematics Curriculum or by teacher recommendation.
Course Outline: This course consolidates and extends the work undertaken in Year 9 and Year 10.
Skills developed in this course:
- Gathering and processing information
- Number and Measurement
- Problem Solving
- Communication of mathematical ideas
The course will embed the processes, knowledge and key-competencies of the NZC
Course costs: Approximately $100 for a Casio graphics calculator (if not already owned).
This course leads to: NCEA Level 2 Mathematics 129 or IB Mathematics Standard Level
- Numeric Reasoning
- Topic Tests – 30%
- Assignments – 20%
- Portfolio – 25%
- End of Year Exam – 25%