Year 10 Mathematics

Course Description

This is the course that further develops the skills studied at Year 9. Learners are taught by specialist Mathematics teachers and learners are introduced to new concepts and more challenging word problems. Much of the focus in this year’s work is from Level 5 and 6 of the NZ Mathematics Curriculum.

Course work for 2023 will include:

● Number skills including fractions, decimals, percentages in real life settings plus GST, interest, salaries and commission

● Measurement skills including an end of topic assignment

● Algebra skills introducing quadratic equations and an introduction to parabolas

● Linear relationships including drawing graphs and interpreting real life graphs

● Pythagoras and Trigonometry skills including application/word problems

● Statistics using the PPDAC Statistical Enquiry Cycle and introducing concepts such as sampling variability and statistical inference

Recommended Prior Learning


Course Costs and Equipment

$35 for an Education Perfect subscription, Walkermaths Algebra workbook and associated costs.
Learners MUST have a scientific calculator (Casio FX82AU plus II or equivalent) or a graphics calculator (Casio FX9750GII or equivalent)


Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 32406 v2
Use mathematics and statistics to meet the numeracy demands of a range of situations
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 10
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.