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REVIEW OF NCEA AND SCHOLARSHIP 2017

Our 2017 NCEA results included a total of 212 Excellence endorsements as well as 23 New Zealand Scholarships, three of which were Outstanding Scholarships. At Level 1, 96 Excellence endorsements were gained. At Level 2, 59 Excellence endorsements were gained. At Level 3, 57 Excellence endorsements were gained. This compares outstandingly well with 2008, the first year ‘proper’ of awarding NCEA with Excellence endorsement. In that year, just 39 such endorsements were gained across the three NCEA levels (Level 1 – 22, Level 2 – 9, Level 3 – 8). St Andrew’s College has effective processes for ensuring that students reach their potential, such as individual student monitoring and mentoring programmes and tracking of student achievement. Explicit learning values support students from the time they enter the College to the time they graduate. High academic achievement is celebrated with students striving to achieve Excellence endorsements and many being recognised in national and international competitions.

Level 1 In 2017 the College’s Level 1 pass rate was 100%, up 2.5% on the 2016 figure and 9.5% better than the national decile 8–10 band. 35.6% of students gained a Merit endorsement (3.2% lower than decile 8–10 schools) and 47.5% gained Excellence (19.3% higher than decile 8–10 schools). The Excellence endorsement outcome was 21 ahead of the very challenging target established at the beginning of the year of 75.

Level 2

NCEA Pass Rates

100%

LEVEL 1

98.4%

At Level 2, the pass rate was 98.4%, down 0.6% on the 2016 figure and 5.1% better than the national decile 8–10 band. 45.7% of students gained a Merit endorsement (12.4% higher than decile 8–10 schools) and 27.4% gained Excellence (4.1% higher than decile 8–10 schools). The Excellence endorsement outcome was one short of the target established at the beginning of the year of 60.

Level 3 At Level 3 the pass rate was 93.9%, down 3.8% on the 2016 figure and 4.8% better than the national decile 8–10 band. 38.4% of these students gained a Merit endorsement (5.2% higher than decile 8–10 schools) and 23.2% gained an Excellence endorsement (3% higher than decile 8–10 schools). The Excellence endorsement outcome was seven higher than the target of 50.

LEVEL 2

93.9%

LEVEL 3

University Entrance 84.3% of our students gained University Entrance compared with 76.5% in the decile 8–10 band.

Scholarships Our students achieved 23 Scholarship passes in this premier assessment, including three Outstanding awards in Calculus, Geography and Photography.

Annual Report for the year ended 31 December 2017

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Annual Report 2017  

This is the 2017 Annual Report for St Andrew's College, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Annual Report 2017  

This is the 2017 Annual Report for St Andrew's College, Christchurch, New Zealand.