Senior Assessment Guide

These subject reports show your child’s entry into NCEA standards so far this year.

Use the KAMAR parent/student (http://www.taupocollege.ac.nz) logon to;

  • Regularly monitor your total NCEA credits
  • Go to Course Outlines/NCEA Assessment outlines for level 1, 2 or 3.
    If you have concerns or questions about your child’s progress, please make an appointment with the relevant teachers.

What is NCEA and How Does it Work?

How many credits are needed?

You will have achieved an NCEA level when you meet the following requirements:
NCEA Level 1: 80 credits required at any level (level 1, 2, or 3) Including literacy requirement Minimum of 10 credits through either:

  • Achievement standards - Specified achievement standards available through a range of subjects (minimum total of 10 credits), or
  • Unit standards - package of three literacy unit standards (total of 10 credits - all three required). Minimum of 10 credits through either:
  • Achievement standards - Specified achievement standards available through a range of subjects - (minimum total of 10 credits), or
  • Unit standards - package of three numeracy unit standards (total of 10 credits - all three required). NCEA Level 2: 60 credits required at level 2 or above

+ 20 credits from any level
NCEA level 2 will only be awarded if the minimum literacy and numeracy requirements have been met as above.
NCEA Level 3: 60 credits required at level 3 or above

+ 20 credits from level 2 or above
NCEA level 3 will only awarded if the minimum literacy and numeracy requirements have been met as above.