Use the process of critical inquiry and practical application to enhance learning, increase relevance and support further independent investigation of content in PDHPE.
Use the following resources to assist with planning, delivery and assessment in Stage 6 PDHPE.
The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Years 11 and 12 PDHPE page contains the syllabus and support materials including a sample assessment grid, HSC exam specifications, sample questions and examination rubrics.
HSC PDHPE Exam advice website provides students with information regarding the HSC PDHPE examination, and approaches to the examination which can increase student’s ability to perform well. It also offers a sample framework for how to approach multiple choice and extended response questions.
HSC PDHPE Pinterest page – offers a collection of current resources and stimulus material to support Preliminary and HSC PDHPE.
HSC Coach – PDHPE (University of Newcastle) - Part 1 – provides tips on the exam and answering multiple choice questions. Part 2 provides tips in writing extended response questions.
Community and family studies
The NESA Community and family studies (CAFS) page contains the syllabus and support materials including a sample assessment grid, HSC exam specifications, sample questions, examination rubrics and resources list.
NESA CAFS support document - clarifies the requirements of the syllabus and illustrates these through a number of scope and sequence models and two sample units of work.
HSC CAFS Pinterest page – provides a collection of current resources and stimulus material to support Preliminary and HSC CAFS.
CAFS Network – is made up of an online wiki, Facebook page and Twitter profile designed not only to support teaching and learning, but to provide a sense of belonging and connection to a community of CAFS teachers who share a similar vision and passion for the subject. The network and its online communities are moderated and regulated by teachers.
HSC Coach – CAFS (University of Newcastle) - Part 1 offers tips for preparing for and doing the exam. Part 2 unpacks HSC questions and Part 3 unpacks extended response questions.