Information About NCEA
Karamu High School Policy
The Karamu High School Diary has a copy of our current NCEA Policy as it affects the students as well tips on study techniques The policy highlights the need for students to meet deadlines and to have good attendance.
The Karamu High School Policy details and key facts about NCEA have been put together in a booklet -NCEA for Parents and Students. This is available at the link below
Level One Numeracy and Literacy
At Level One students require 10 Literacy and 10 Numeracy credits. These can come from Standards in English, Mathematics and other subjects. In the link below is the full list of Standards where Literacy and Numeracy can be gained
University Entrance Literacy
University Entrance requires 10 Literacy credits. These should be gained at NCEA Level 2. These credits may be gained from English or specific Standards in other subjects
Applying for an Extension for Internal Assessments
The Karamu High School Extension Form can be used to apply for extension of time for some internal assessments provided the reasons is genuine, fits within the NZQA guidelines and does not disadvantage other students
Appeal NCEA Processes and Grades
Students have the opportunity to appeal an assessment result (which they believe is not a fair or accurate record of their work), a missed assessment and a breach of the rules. Students need to submit a Karamu High School Appeal Form within one week of getting their results back.
Further information about NCEA at Level One, Two and Three and Scholarship, can be found on the NZQA Website. This well laid out site explains how NCEA works and how to use NCEA after leaving school.
For more information visit the NZQA Website
Financial Assistance for NCEA
For information relating to Financial Assistance and an application Form visit the NZQA Website and search under Fees and Entries
NCEA Examination Timetable
The Studyit website is a great resource to assist students with NCEA. This website provides an open forum for questions and answers, discussion and help.
Studyit is a web site run by the Ministry of Education. Studyit does not replace teachers, schools or textbooks but provides free additional support online for Mathematics, Science and English NCEA students at night, in the weekends and in the holidays it also provides examination advice.
For information visit the website: http://www.studyit.org.nz/