10MATH

Year 10 Mathematics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Nash

Year 10 Mathematics focuses on the NZQA Numeracy Exam followed by development of Algebra skills and Right-Angled Triangles

Term One: Revision of NZQA Numeracy Skills from Year 9 ready for the exam at the end of Term One

Term Two: There are two strands of students.

  • Students who pass the Numeracy exam will move onto higher level Quadratic Algebra, Simultaneous Equations and Index work. 
  • Students who still need to pass the Numeracy exam will still work towards a second attempt at the end of Term Two. 

Term Three: There are three strands of students.

  • Those who did higher algebra in Term Two will carry on and work towards NCEA external papers in algebra.
  • Students who passed Numeracy at the end of Term Two will work on some of the higher algebra but wont do the NCEA exams.
  • Students who haven't passed Numeracy will work towards a final attempt at the end of Term Three

Term Four: All students study the same material on Pythagoras' Theorem, Trigonometry and Geometry


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Recommended: Scientific Calculator Casio FX82 or Casio fx-9750GII Graphics Calculator.
Students are issued the Beta Textbook.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91026 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.1 - Apply numeric reasoning in solving problems
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 4
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 4