Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 1 Mathematics with Statistics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960480

Recommended Prior Learning

Entry to this course is based on teacher recommendation and on the agreement of the Head

of Learning, Mathematics

This course focuses on statistical and relational thinking in order to solve problems in various contexts. It is suitable for learners who have shown sufficient knowledge of basic numeracy skills and strategies in Year 10 Mathematics. Learners may be able to progress from this course to L2 Statistics and L3 Statistics.

Topics Covered:


(1.1) Explore data using a statistical enquiry process. (5 credits)

(1.2) Use mathematical methods to explore problems that relate to life in Aotearoa New Zealand or the Pacific. (5 credits) 


(1.3) Interpret and apply mathematical and statistical information in context (5 credits)

Learning Areas:


Assessment Information

Please note that the standard credit totals displayed below as well as the standard descriptions are subject to change before the start of 2024 due to the upcoming NCEA Level 1 changes.


Level 2 Mathematics with Statistics

Career Pathways

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Course Costs and Equipment

Graphics calculator (Casio


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