Joining the dots preparing for the HSC examination

A 52 min video presentation with tips for studying and completing the written examination.

Joining the dots- preparing for the HSC visual arts written examination is a video presentation designed to show students how to connect different elements of the syllabus content, so that they are well prepared for the written examination, and can reveal to HSC examiners the extent of their knowledge and understanding of the visual arts. It might be viewed as a whole or in short segments using the timing guide below.

Introduction and overview of areas of content (0:00-02:45)

Revising our understanding of Practice (02:45 -20:35)

The conceptual Framework (20:35- 36:00)

The Frames (36:00-48.25)

The examination (48:25-52:06)


Watch the visual arts 'joining the dots' preparing for the HSC video (52:06) on the HSC hub.

This resource was created in 2020 – some resources may contain references to 2020 conditions and dates. Please check NESA HSC key dates and exam timetables.


Please note:

Syllabus outcomes and content descriptors from Visual Arts Stage 6 Syllabus (2016) © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2021.

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