SMC foundation diploma – mathematics with applications 115
Entry Recommendations: Students need to have consistently displayed Proficient 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 the course:
- Gathering and processing information
- Number and Measurement
- Problem-solving, investigating and Modelling
- Communication of mathematical ideas
This course will imbed the processes, knowledge and key-competencies of the new NZC.
Costs: Approximately $100 for a Casio graphics calculator (if not already owned)
This course leads to: NCEA Level 2 Mathematics (125) or IB Mathematics IA Standard Level
- Numeric Reasoning
- Modelling using a Graphics Calculator
- Topic Tests – 20%
- Assignments – 20%
- Portfolio – 25%
- End-Of-Year Exam 35%