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NSW Syllabuses


The English Key Learning Area (KLA) includes the English K–10 Syllabus and new Stage 6 syllabuses. Within each syllabus you will find support materials and advice on supporting students with special education needs.

HSC Examination Specifications

Draft HSC Examination Specifications for the new Stage 6 English courses are now available for consultation.


2017 – Continue teaching English K–10
Familiarisation and planning for new Stage 6 syllabuses

2018 – Start teaching Year 11 English.
In Term 4 start teaching Year 12 English

2019 – First HSC for Stage 6 English

Kindergarten to Year 10