3 Math’s Lab (3MLAB) 85
Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Darroch
This course allows learners to build a mixture of pure Mathematical and Statistical skills, preparing learners for most options to support their chosen career path.
Note: This general maths course does not provide an opportunity for course endorsement, and there are no external exams attached to this course. Learners taking this course cannot do Animating Maths at the same time.
Recommended Prior Learning
Basic Algebra skills and knowledge of the PPDAC cycle
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Voluntary Course Contribution
Annual E-learning lesson & homework tool (IXL) to assist and reinforce lessons at a cost of $25.00.
Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events and added to statements as they occur.
Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.
Theory workbooks. Depending on the course and learner level, learners may be required to purchase a theory workbook to assist and reinforce lessons. Subject to course and level course books can be provided at a subsidised cost of approx. $10 to $35.
Those choosing to complete an External Exam are encouraged to purchase a revision course book for home via the school at a cost of $10.00.
See Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.
Specific items required for this course additional to the senior stationery list include
1 x 14J5 Graph Pad Loose Leaf Refill 5mm Quad 40 Leaves
1 x A4 Display Book Insert Cover 40 Pocket Blue
1 x 1J8 A4 Exercise Book 5mm Quad 36 Leaves
Mathematics items included in general stationery list include
1 x Casio FX82AU Plus II 2 Scientific Calculator Black * Graphical Calculator an advantage
1 x Taurus Plastic Ruler 15cm Clear
Pens, Pencils and Pencil Case
To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
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