Emergency notice

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.

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

RoSA monitoring

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.

Updated advice for 2020 is due to be published at the end of November 2019.

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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