Stage 6

New Stage 6 syllabuses

In 2020, students will sit the first HSC examination for the new Year 12 Mathematics Advanced, Mathematics Extension 1 and Mathematics Extension 2 courses.

In 2019:

  • students in Year 12 sat the first HSC examination for the new Stage 6 English, Mathematics Standard, Science, Science Extension and History courses
  • teachers started teaching the new Year 11 Mathematics Advanced and Mathematics Extension 1 and in Term 4, the new Year 12 Mathematics Advanced, Mathematics Extension 1 and Mathematics Extension 2.

The department is providing support for new syllabus implementation including professional learning, resources and online learning opportunities.

Information about syllabus content can be found on the NESA website.

HSC monitoring

2020 HSC monitoring advice

The following memorandum and attachment provide guidance for schools when developing monitoring procedures to ensure Year 11 and Year 12 courses and student patterns of study comply with NESA and department requirements for the HSC.

These documents were emailed to schools and published in SchoolBiz on 8 November 2019. Please ensure that school processes are updated to comply with the 2020 HSC monitoring advice.

2019 HSC monitoring advice

Schools may wish to access the 2019 HSC monitoring advice while updating procedures for 2020. Monitoring of Higher School Certificate requirements for 2019 was published as a series of attachments in the 16 November 2018 edition of SchoolBiz.

Please ensure that school processes are updated to comply with the 2020 HSC monitoring advice.

RoSA monitoring

2020 RoSA monitoring advice

The following memorandum and attachment provide guidance for schools when developing monitoring procedures for the Record of School Achievement (RoSA)

These documents were published in SchoolBiz on 29 November 2019. Please ensure that school processes are updated to comply with the 2020 RoSA monitoring advice.

2019 RoSA monitoring advice

Schools may wish to access the 2019 RoSA monitoring advice while updating procedures for 2020.

Monitoring of Record of School Achievement Requirements (RoSA) for 2018 - 2019 was published as a series of attachments in the 16 November 2018 edition of SchoolBiz.

Please ensure that school processes are updated to comply with the 2020 RoSA monitoring advice.

Further information

If you would like assistance with HSC or RoSA monitoring requirements, contact:

Barbara Gunn
Stage 6 Advisor
barbara.gunn@det.nsw.edu.au
02 7814 2586

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