smc foundation diploma – Mathematics with Extension
Entry requirements: Students need to have consistently displayed Advanced 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 the Year 10 extension course.
Skills developed in this course:
- Gathering and processing information
- Number and algebra
- 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(129) or IB Mathematics Higher Level or Standard Level Analysis and Approaches
- Topic Tests – 40%
- Assignments – 10%
- Exploration – 10%
- End-of-Year Exam – 40%