St Mary’s College (Wellington) St Mary’s College (Wellington)

Level 1 Mathematics - Solving Problems in Aotearoa

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge:

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Mathematics.
Teachers will recommend which Mathematics course is most appropriate. 

The course focuses on evaluating and interpreting statistics and probabilities and using and applying Mathematical processes to solve problems in Aotearoa contexts.

This course is suited to students looking towards careers in; business and retail, health and community care, agriculture and horticulture, defence force, marketing and social media, trades and hospitality.

Students who are keen to study maths but don't enjoy algebra would benefit from this course. 

This course leads to the 12MSI course in year 12, which is a predominantly Statistics based course. 

Learning Areas:

Mathematics and Statistics


Level 2 Mathematics and Statistics Internal

Career Pathways

Actuary, Army Soldier, Electronics Engineer, Tailor/Dressmaker, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Buyer, Clinical Physiologist, Physician, Dental Assistant, Driving Instructor, Health Services Manager, Navy Sailor, Secondary School Teacher, Valuer, Intelligence Officer, Auditor, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Chemist, Marine Biologist, Meat/Seafood Process Worker, Minister of Religion, Dairy Farmer, Dog Trainer, Plastics Worker, Wool Classer, Service Station Attendant, Groundsperson, Hairdresser/Barber, Helicopter Pilot, Plastics Technician, Production Manager, Real Estate Agent, Shearer, Data Analyst, Dairy Herd Manager


All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.