Science / Pūtaiao achievement: primary schooling Publications
Results from 2017 show almost all Year 4 learners / ākonga were at or above their expected curriculum level in science/pūtaiao.
Author(s): Ministry of Education.
Date Published: September 2021
Percentage of Year 4 learners/ākonga ‘at’ or ‘above’ the expected Science / Pūtaiao curriculum level.
Why This Is Important
An understanding of Science is necessary as society grapples with major challenges and opportunities confronting our world.
Science education involves developing skills and knowledge to investigate the living, physical, material, and technological components of the environment and to make sense of them in logical and creative ways.
How We Are Going
Most Year 4 learners/ākonga continue to be ‘at’ or ‘above’ the expected curriculum level in science | pūtaiao. Against the science curriculum, learners/ākonga are expected to have achieved at ‘Developed Level 1 & 2’ by the end of Year 4. Results show that in 2017 almost all (94%) Year 4 learners were ‘at’ or ‘above’ the expected curriculum level. There was no significant increase in the average score for Year 4 learners between 2012 and 2017.
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