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Taipa Area School is committed to increased participation and success by Maori through the advancement of Maori education, including education in Te Reo Maori.



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Taipa Area School continues to offer bilingual opportunities at Year 7 - 13.
Mathematics & Science - NCEA Level 1 
Course Outline: This course offers students the
 opportunity to study Math and Science for NCEA qualifications within the bilingual environment. Classes will be run in a combination of Te Reo Maori and English and will cover a range of Unit and Achievement Standards. 
Mathematics: A
number of Standards will be covered, working at levels 4 to 6 of Mathematics in the New Zealand Curriculum. All of the strands as listed below will be covered. 
  • Algebra and Number 
  • Geometry and Measurement 
  • Statistics 
The Mathematical Processes are incorporated throughout the year. This course can lead on to level 2Mathematics subjects if sufficient credits are earned during the year. 
Science: Covers a range of scientific topics assessed between levels 4 -5 of the Science Curriculum. This course can lead on to level 2 Science subjects if sufficient credits are earned during the year 
Contact Person: Mrs H Tobin