11SCA2

Level 1 Science and Life Skills

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Fraser

All Year 11 students are required to study science and will be placed in one of the following courses: Science and Life Skills, Science or Cambridge Science.

This course is an opportunity to gain numeracy and life skills credits through practical and hands on investigations in the areas of Science, Finance, and Health and Well-being.

This is a discovery-based and practical programme which encourages learning within a variety of authentic educational and community contexts. It is a terminating course which does not lead to Level 2 Science courses.



Recommended Prior Learning

Acceptance at the discretion of HOF Science, HOD Careers, & Dean.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 24709 v4
NZQA Info
Produce a balanced budget to manage personal finances
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29300 v1
NZQA Info
Maintain hauora - personal health and well-being (Supported Learning)
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90918 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.1 - Carry out a practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 90943 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.4 - Investigate implications of heat for everyday life
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91034 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.9 - Apply transformation geometry in solving problems
2
2
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 10

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