Parent Evening - Understanding NCEA

By Steve Read | Posted: Tuesday February 6, 2024

We would like to invite you to come and be part of an awesome opportunity we have for whānau to learn about NCEA, and get some tips and tricks from NZQA on how you can support your tamaiti to succeed in school.

This is to be held in the College Auditorium, on Tuesday 20th February at 7.30pm. The focus will be on Year 11 students and their parents, however parents and students at all year levels are welcome to attend.

The workshop will cover the following topics, please see the attached flyer for more information:

·         NCEA 2024 and how NCEA works 

·         NCEA endorsements and how to get them 

·         University Entrance (UE) and how to achieve it 

·         Choosing NCEA subjects and creating career pathways 

·         The importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) subjects    

·         How you can support your tamaiti to succeed 

Some further explanation of the schools Assessment policy and the students’ rights and responsibilities with regards to assessment through Years 11-13 will also be provided. Some time will be spent emphasising student skills such as the positive study habits, planning the year and managing time etc.

We look forward to seeing as many as possible of our year 11 NCEA Level 1 students and their parents or caregivers at this meeting.

Yours sincerely

Steve Read
Deputy Principal and NCEA Co-ordinator 

Mike Waterworth
Principals Nominee and NZQA Liaison 

Naomi Tupa’i
Year 11 Dean