Academic

Sancta Maria College is one of Auckland’s leading academic schools. Examination results are superb, with students achieving significantly higher grades than National averages. Pass rates are in the very high nineties for all levels. Many students achieve their qualifications with merit or excellence. Again, the percentage of students achieving these endorsements are significantly higher than National and decile averages.

Senior students study towards the NCEA Qualification. Students in Y7&8 are assessed against National Standards in reading, writing and mathematics.

Students are supported academically by gifted and inspirational teachers who go the extra mile to ensure that each student fulfills their academic potential. Tutorials and extra assistance are offered, and a comprehensive monitoring and mentoring scheme ensures success for all. Teachers combine modern learning methods with traditional approaches to challenge and extend all learners.

Subject Information

A comprehensive range of subjects are available to students at all levels. Religious Education is compulsory for all students at all levels. Senior students can gain credits in RE towards their NCEA. Senior students study six subjects, choosing from a wide range of subjects that lead to exciting career opportunities.

Students in Y7-10 study core subjects, and have option choices that include digital technologies, languages, and business studies to name a few. Deans and careers advisors are available at all levels to guide students to choose the most suitable courses.