In the event of illness, injury or other circumstances that mean an exam cannot be attended, or if this impairs performance in an exam, derived grades may be applied for.
The purpose of derived grades and the eligibility criteria for applications can be found at this link: https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/assessment-and-moderation-of-standards/managing-national-assessment-in-schools/derived-grades/
The derived grade application form can be found at the following link: https://www2.nzqa.govt.nz/assets/NCEA/NCEA-for-teachers-and-schools/Managing-assessment-in-schools/2023-Derived-Grade-Application-Form-v2.pdf
Section A can be filled in online and saved before printing or sending.
- Hard copies are available from the Student Services Office at school.
In cases of a positive Covid-19 test result, the school can complete a derived grade application on behalf of the infected candidate. If you test positive:
- Report the infection / positive result online or by phone with the Ministry of Health.
- Screenshot the return acknowledgement of the Covid-19 positive report.
- Send the screenshot to Mr Campbell, firstname.lastname@example.org including the start and end dates of isolation and the exams that will be missed.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Mr E Campbell,
NZQA Principal’s Nominee