NCEA English

Sigma NCEA English Workbooks

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Purchase only the workbooks you need for achievement standards taught at your school

Our new 2024 NCEA updated curriculum for Year 11 English students, Sigma provides a series of four write-on NCEA Level 1 ‘single-standard’ workbooks - one workbook for each Level 1 achievement standard. Sigma’s English NCEA study resources provide core skills building exercises as well as many excellent New Zealand based film, short story, visual, poetry, and drama resources for students to practise on.

Each workbook features an introduction to help students understand the standard, exercises to reinforce the English skills necessary for NCEA exam success, New Zealand based literary resources for students to practise on, examples, mock exams and course work, including essays, speech text and NCEA creative writing, to model the standards required to pass as well as a full set of answers.

The original series is still available while stocks last.

Sigma’s English Workbook NCEA Series features:
  • Detailed instruction boxes teaching the key skills for the achievement standard with worked examples
  • Plenty of practice tasks for classwork or homework
  • A comprehensive set of task answers
  • Practice assessment answers showing reasons for awarding grades
  • Guided writing space for producing assessment work
  • Spread the cost – buy only relevant workbooks each term
  • Excellent for external assessment revision

For Teachers

Sigma’s NCEA English series meets the demand for a dedicated workbook for each NCEA Level 1 achievement standard.

These workbooks are great for independent study or they can be used by the whole class as core classroom material. You can lay the foundations for improved school-wide English results with Sigma NCEA workbooks.  Sample are available on book pages.

 For Parents

The NCEA English workbook series provides one workbook for each Level 1 Achievement Standard, so you can spread the cost and buy only the workbooks you need each term. These workbooks are great for individual NCEA study help. The activities are interesting, absorbing and fun for your child to do!  Now you can do something really positive to assist your child in their first NCEA year.

See our catalogue below for the series and see the individual book details pages for sample pages and content lists.

NEW 2024 NCEA ENGLISH - Senior Workbooks Levels 1  - Place your order now.

2024 AS 1.1 Verbal Language in Context

ISBN 978-1-991124-10-4
Written for NCEA Level 1 2024 Curriculum Author : Jo Hayes   Orders now being taken. Expected delivery early Term One 2024   Total of 5 Credits - Internally Assessed AS 1.1 Verbal Language in Context involves understanding and applying verbal language in a variety of contexts. In this workbook, we explain the requirements of the Standard, and provide you with a variety of example contexts for you to try. The workbook can be used alongside the resources supplied by your teacher. This workbook contains a large… Read More
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2024 AS 1.2 Studied Text

ISBN 978-1-991124-11-1
Written for NCEA Level 1 2024 Curriculum Authors : Susan Battye, David Wort and Jo Hayes   Orders now being taken. Expected delivery early Term One 2024   Total of 5 Credits - Internally Assessed AS 1.2 Understanding of Specific Aspects of Studied Text involves gaining a detailed understanding of the various aspects of the texts you study. In this workbook, we explain the requirements of the Standard, provide you with activities to build on the skills needed and offer a range of example texts for you to… Read More
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2024 AS 1.3 Writing - Creative and Formal

ISBN 978-1-991124-12-8
Written for NCEA Level 1 2024 Curriculum Authors : Susan Battye, David Wort and Jo Hayes   Orders now being taken. Expected delivery early Term One 2024   Total of 5 Credits - Common Assessment Master the skills needed to succeed in the AS 1.3 Writing assessment with our comprehensive workbook. We’ll explain the Standard and the spelling and grammar requirements. Whether you prefer creative or formal writing, our workbook allows you to work to your strengths, although your teacher may also offer valuable… Read More
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2024 AS 1.4 Unfamiliar Written Text

ISBN 978-1-991124-13-5
Written for NCEA Level 1 2024 Curriculum Authors : Susan Battye, David Wort and Jo Hayes   Orders now being taken. Expected delivery early Term One 2024     Total of 5 Credits - Externally Assessed The AS 1.4 Unfamiliar Texts assessment workbook covers the skills required for Achieved, Merit, and Excellence in the external examination. We have included a range of resources to develop your ideas and build the vocabulary needed to complete the practice tasks included, covering the three different text… Read More
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ORIGINAL NCEA ENGLISH - Senior Workbooks Levels 1 - available while stocks last

2024 AS 1.4 Unfamiliar Written Text

ISBN 978-1-991124-13-5
Written for NCEA Level 1 2024 Curriculum Authors : Susan Battye, David Wort and Jo Hayes   Orders now being taken. Expected delivery early Term One 2024     Total of 5 Credits - Externally Assessed The AS 1.4 Unfamiliar Texts assessment workbook covers the skills required for Achieved, Merit, and Excellence in the external examination. We have included a range of resources to develop your ideas and build the vocabulary needed to complete the practice tasks included, covering the three different text… Read More
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2024 AS 1.3 Writing - Creative and Formal

ISBN 978-1-991124-12-8
Written for NCEA Level 1 2024 Curriculum Authors : Susan Battye, David Wort and Jo Hayes   Orders now being taken. Expected delivery early Term One 2024   Total of 5 Credits - Common Assessment Master the skills needed to succeed in the AS 1.3 Writing assessment with our comprehensive workbook. We’ll explain the Standard and the spelling and grammar requirements. Whether you prefer creative or formal writing, our workbook allows you to work to your strengths, although your teacher may also offer valuable… Read More
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2024 AS 1.2 Studied Text

ISBN 978-1-991124-11-1
Written for NCEA Level 1 2024 Curriculum Authors : Susan Battye, David Wort and Jo Hayes   Orders now being taken. Expected delivery early Term One 2024   Total of 5 Credits - Internally Assessed AS 1.2 Understanding of Specific Aspects of Studied Text involves gaining a detailed understanding of the various aspects of the texts you study. In this workbook, we explain the requirements of the Standard, provide you with activities to build on the skills needed and offer a range of example texts for you to… Read More
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2024 AS 1.1 Verbal Language in Context

ISBN 978-1-991124-10-4
Written for NCEA Level 1 2024 Curriculum Author : Jo Hayes   Orders now being taken. Expected delivery early Term One 2024   Total of 5 Credits - Internally Assessed AS 1.1 Verbal Language in Context involves understanding and applying verbal language in a variety of contexts. In this workbook, we explain the requirements of the Standard, and provide you with a variety of example contexts for you to try. The workbook can be used alongside the resources supplied by your teacher. This workbook contains a large… Read More
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EWB AS 1.1 Studied Written Texts Workbook

ISBN 978-1-877567-35-3
written for NCEA Level 1 students Authors : Susan Battye and D. J. Wort   Total of 4 Credits - Externally Assessed The Sigma Workbook 'AS 1.1 Studied Written Texts' is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills students need to gain Achieved, Merit, or Excellence in this NCEA Level 1 Achievement Standard. The work covers only Achievement Standard 1.1 'Show understanding of specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), using supporting evidence' (AS90849) This… Read More
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EWB AS 1.2 Studied Visual or Oral Texts Workbook

ISBN 78-1-877567-38-4
written for NCEA Level 1 students Authors : Susan Battye and D. J. Wort   Total of 4 Credits - Externally Assessed The Sigma Workbook 'AS 1.2 Studied Visual or Oral Texts' is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills students need to gain Achieved, Merit, or Excellence in this NCEA Level 1 Achievement Standard. The work covers only Achievement Standard 1.2 'Show understanding of specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), using supporting… Read More
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EWB AS 1.3 Unfamiliar Written Texts Workbook

ISBN 978-1-877567-26-1
written for NCEA Level 1 students Authors : Susan Battye and D. J. Wort   Total of 4 Credits - Externally Assessed The Sigma Workbook 'AS 1.3 Unfamiliar Written Texts' is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills students need to gain Achieved, Merit, or Excellence in this NCEA Level 1 Achievement Standard. The work covers only Achievement Standard 1.3 'Show understanding of specified aspect(s) of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, using… Read More
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EWB AS 1.4 Creative Writing Workbook

ISBN 978-1-877567-41-4
written for NCEA Level 1 students Authors : Susan Battye and D. J. Wort   Total of 3 Credits - Internally Assessed The Sigma Workbook 'AS 1.4 Creative Writing' is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills students need to gain Achieved, Merit, or Excellence in this NCEA Level 1 Achievement Standard. The work covers only Achievement Standard 1.4 'Create Meaning : Creative Writing' (AS90852) This workbook contains a large number of write-on student… Read More
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EWB AS 1.5 Formal Writing Workbook

ISBN 978-1-877567-44-5
written for NCEA Level 1 students Authors : Susan Battye and D. J. Wort   Total of 3 Credits - Internally Assessed The Sigma Workbook 'AS 1.5 Formal Writing' is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills students need to gain Achieved, Merit, or Excellence in this NCEA Level 1 Achievement Standard. The work covers only Achievement Standard 1.5 'Formal Writing' (AS90853) This workbook contains a large number of write-on student tasks designed… Read More
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EWB AS 1.6 Construct & Deliver an Oral Text Workbook

ISBN 978-1-877567-47-6
written for NCEA Level 1 students Authors : Susan Battye and D. J. Wort   Total of 3 Credits - Internally Assessed The Sigma Workbook 'AS 1.6 Construct and Deliver an Oral Text' is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills students need to gain Achieved, Merit, or Excellence in this NCEA Level 1 Achievement Standard. The work covers only Achievement Standard 1.6 'Construct and Deliver an Oral Text' (AS90857) This workbook contains a large number… Read More
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EWB AS 1.7 Create a Visual Text Workbook

ISBN 978-1-877567-23-0
Authors : Susan Battye and D. J. Wort   The Sigma Workbook 'AS 1.7 Create a Visual Text' is written for NCEA Level 1 students.  Total of 3 Credits - Internally Assessed.   This write-on student workbook covering the English skills students need to gain Achieved, Merit, or Excellence in this NCEA Level 1 Achievement Standard. The work covers only Achievement Standard 1.7 'Create a Visual Text' (AS90855) This workbook contains a large number… Read More
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EWB AS 1.8 Connections Across Texts Workbook

ISBN 978-1-877567-48-3
written for NCEA Level 1 students Authors : Susan Battye and D. J. Wort   Total of 4 Credits - Internally Assessed The Sigma Workbook 'AS 1.8 Connections Across Texts' is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills students need to gain Achieved, Merit, or Excellence in this NCEA Level 1 Achievement Standard. The work covers only Achievement Standard 1.8 'Connections Across Texts' (AS90852) This workbook contains a large number of write-on student… Read More
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EWB AS 1.9 Information Literacy Skills Workbook

ISBN 978-1-877567-49-0
written for NCEA Level 1 students Authors : Susan Battye and D. J. Wort   Total of 4 Credits - Internally Assessed The Sigma Workbook 'AS 1.9 Information Literacy Skills' is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills students need to gain Achieved, Merit, or Excellence in this NCEA Level 1 Achievement Standard. The work covers only Achievement Standard 1.9 'Information Literacy Skills' (AS90853) This workbook contains a large number of write-on… Read More
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EWB AS 1.10 Response to Read Texts Workbook

ISBN 978-1-877567-50-6
written for NCEA Level 1 students Authors : Susan Battye and D. J. Wort   Total of 4 Credits - Internally Assessed The Sigma Workbook 'AS 1.10 Personal Response to Texts' is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills students need to gain Achieved, Merit, or Excellence in this NCEA Level 1 Achievement Standard. The work covers only Achievement Standard 1.10 'Personal Response to Texts' (AS90854) This workbook contains a large number of write-on… Read More
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EWB AS 1.11 Understanding Visual and/or Oral Texts Workbook

ISBN 978-1-877567-51-3
written for NCEA Level 1 students Authors : Susan Battye and D. J. Wort   Total of 3 Credits - Internally Assessed The Sigma Workbook 'AS 1.11 Understanding Visual/Oral Texts' is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills students need to gain Achieved, Merit, or Excellence in this NCEA Level 1 Achievement Standard. The work covers only Achievement Standard 1.11 'Understanding of Visual and/or Oral Texts' (AS90856) This workbook contains a large number… Read More
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