Incredibly, we are over one quarter of the way through the senior academic year. All students should be well underway with internal assessments and have a number of results from standards already completed.
Remember that a student needs to gain 50 credits at Excellence for a certificate endorsed with Excellence. If a student gains 50 credits at Merit (or Excellence) then they are awarded their certificate with a merit endorsement. Students can also gain subject endorsements by gaining 14 credits (of which at least 3 must be external and at least 3 must be internal) at Merit or Excellence. Information on endorsements can be found on the NZQA website at:
Do check up on your child’s progress.
To help parents and students monitor their progress, NZQA have developed two apps for mobiles.
NZQA has developed a mobile App called NCEA Student to help students plan their NCEA study programme, set goals and track their progress.
What does the App do?
Students were involved in the design of the App from the beginning, and chose the functions that were of most value to them. Functionality provides students with the ability to:
More information is available at:
There is also an app for parents and caregivers. Information about this app is available at:
Remember that student results may also be accessed via the school portal.