Daily model

Guidelines when planning a daily timetable for kindergarten students.

Early Stage 1

Total hours per day:

2.5 hours per day plus other activities.

Key focus areas – core teaching:

  • 45-60 minutes of English activities
  • 30-45 minutes of mathematics activities
  • 30-60 minutes of activities across other KLAs (creative arts, HSIE, PDHPE and science/technology)

Additional learning:

  • Other activities such as wellbeing, sport and physical activities, where social distancing allows.

Guidelines when planning a daily timetable for Stage 1 students.

Stage 1

Total hours per day:

2.5 hours per day plus other activities.

Key focus areas – core teaching:

  • 45-60 minutes of English activities.
  • 30-45 minutes of Mathematics activities.
  • 30-60 minutes of activities across other KLAs (creative arts, HSIE, PDHPE and science/technology)

Additional learning:

  • Other activities such as wellbeing, sport and physical activities, where social distancing allows.

Guidelines when planning a daily timetable for Stage 2 students.

Stage 2

Total hours each day:

3 hours each day plus other activities.

Key focus areas – core teaching:

  • 45-60 minutes of English activities.
  • 30-45 minutes of mathematics activities.
  • 1-1.5 hours of activities across other KLAs (creative arts, HSIE, PDHPE and science/technology).

Additional learning:

  • Other activities such as wellbeing, sport and physical activities, where social distancing allows.

Guidelines when planning a daily timetable for Stage 3 students.

Stage 3

Total hours each day:

3 hours each day plus other activities.

Key focus areas – core teaching:

  • 45-60 minutes of English activities.
  • 30-45 minutes of mathematics activities.
  • 1-1.5 hours of activities across other KLAs (creative arts, HSIE, PDHPE and science/technology).

Additional learning:

Other activities such as wellbeing, sport and physical activities, where social distancing allows.

Guidelines when planning a daily timetable for Stage 4 students.

Stage 4

Total hours each day:

3.5 hours each day.

Key focus areas - core teaching:

  • 30-45 minutes of English activities.
  • 30-45 minutes of mathematics activities.
  • 90-120 minutes of activities from creative arts, HSIE, languages, PDHPE, science and technology and applied sciences.

Additional learning:

Other activities such as wellbeing, sport and physical activities, where social distancing allows.

Guidelines when planning a daily timetable for Stage 5 students.

Stage 5

Total hours each day:

3.5 hours each day.

Key focus areas - core teaching:

  • 30-45 minutes of English activities.
  • 30-45 minutes of mathematics activities.
  • 90-120 minutes of activities from HSIE, PDHPE, science and electives.

Additional learning:

Other activities such as wellbeing, sport and physical activities, where social distancing allows.

Guidelines when planning a daily timetable for Stage 6 students.

Stage 6

Total hours each day:

Students in Year 11 and 12 will follow their usual pattern of study.

Major project requirements:

  • Changes have been made to the requirements for major projects in some practical subjects.
  • NESA will continue to provide updates around changes to major projects and/or assessments for specific subjects.
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