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NSW Syllabuses

The new Stage 6 syllabuses in English, Mathematics, Science and History, including five Life Skills courses are now available, along with the NSW K–10 syllabuses for English, Mathematics, Science (incorporating Science and Technology K–6), History and Geography.

Download, filter or search each syllabus. View by stage or subject, use the hyperlinked glossaries, and filter by learning across the curriculum content.

Programming and assessment support materials are available for each syllabus and teachers can also create scope and sequences and units using Program Builder.

Schools and teachers should be aware of the implementation timetable, which details when each syllabus is to be introduced.

The Science and Technology K–6, Technology Mandatory Years 7–8 and PDHPE K–10 draft syllabuses are now available.

Read more about consultation opportunities.


Kindergarten – Year 6

2017 – Start teaching Geography K–6.
Continue teaching English, Mathematics, Science and Technology and History

Years 7–10

2017 – Start teaching Geography Years 7 and 9.
Continue teaching English, Mathematics, Science and History

2018 – Start teaching Geography Years 8 and 10

Years 11–12

2017 – Familiarisation and planning for new Stage 6 syllabuses

2018 – Start teaching Year 11 English, Mathematics, Science and History.
In Term 4 start teaching Year 12 English, Mathematics, Science and History

2019 – First HSC for Stage 6 English, Mathematics, Science and History

Support Materials 11–12

Support materials for the new Stage 6 syllabuses can be found on each Stage 6 syllabus page.


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