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

Level 2 Mathematics and Statistics Internal

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge:

Recommended Prior Learning

12 Level 1 achieved or higher credits from Mathematics or Statistics achievement standards.

Including a Merit grade in  Level 1 Multivariate Statistics and/or Bivariate Data (if coming from 11MSI). 

The course is based on Level 7 of the NZ Mathematics & Statistics Curriculum. The emphasis is on the acquisition of concepts and skills, and using these to solve problems. The course has an emphasis on Statistics and some general Mathematics topics. This course leads to 13MSI or 13MS.

Learning Areas:

Mathematics and Statistics

Assessment Information

Most assessments are internal assessments. There is one external exam at the end of the year for probability.


Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics Internal

Career Pathways

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Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Scientific Calculator
Maths exercise book
Some Walker Workbooks are advisable for certain standards (although we do provide class sets also)


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.