Preparing for Exams

We are at the business end of the school year and the focus for many has turned to external exams especially for students sitting Cambridge exams which start in October.

NCEA Exam timetable can be found here

Reminder to read the 2019 specifications, check the examiners reports from previous years and have a look at past exemplars of student work.  Note 2016 &  2017 examiners reports are at the bottom of the page of the 2018 report.

Calculators : Students are allowed 2 calculators on their desks from the approved list 

What strategies do you use to prepare students for exams?

Read about and download short 2 page explanations on     Spaced practice Retrieval practice and  Interleaving

Download all Revision Tips & strategies from the learning scientist



Have you tried the RISK  strategy during revision time – this engages students in evaluating their mistakes




A selection of In Class strategies to use with students

Recent Resources

NOE email Archive

Missed a Networks of Expertise email update ? Find them here


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Calcex 2019 – Tuesday 24th September

Calcex now in its 3rd year has 49 teams from 28 schools competing across Auckland in Gisborne and Manawatu –  its not too late to enter a team  or host a competition

Calcex questions are drawn from L3 calculus  and teams compete locally at a host school.  Read more 


NZAMT 16 October 1-4

NZAMT 16 has concluded. Workshop resources may be found on the NZAMT site

NZAMT 17 will be held in Taranaki 2021

Term 3: Saturday Morning “looking forward looking back”

September 14th 2019

He pai te tirohanga ki ngā mahara mō ngā rā pahemo engari ka putua te māramatanga i runga i te titiro whakamua.

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