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.

 Student Diary

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

 NCEA for Parents and Students


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

 NCEA Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy 2013


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

 University Entrance


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

 Application for Extension 2014


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. 

 Appeals Form 2014

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 

http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/qualifications/ncea/understanding-ncea/how-ncea-works/


Financial Assistance for NCEA

For information relating to Financial Assistance and an application Form visit the NZQA Website and search under Fees and Entries

http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/qualifications/ncea/entry-into-ncea/fees-for-ncea/financial-assistance/


NCEA Examination Timetable

http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/qualifications/ncea/ncea-exams-and-portfolios/external/national-secondary-examinations-timetable


Studyit

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/