Please note the implementation timeframe for the Mathematics Life Skills Stage 6 Syllabus (2017). This syllabus is not to be taught in 2017.
See the Mathematics Life Skills Stage 6 Syllabus to be taught for Year 11 in 2017 and Year 12 in 2018.
The new Mathematics Life Skills Stage 6 Syllabus has been released to schools for familiarisation and planning throughout 2017 prior to its introduction in 2018. Schools and teachers should be aware of the implementation timetable, which details when each syllabus is to be introduced.
Here you will find all of the syllabus elements, assessment and reporting guides, support materials and advice on supporting students with special education needs.
A download of the syllabus is available.
The Mathematics Standard Stage 6 Draft Syllabus Consultation Report (including Mathematics Life Skills) (PDF, 481KB) and new Mathematics Life Skills Stage 6 Syllabus were developed using the NESA consultative syllabus development process.
2017 – Familiarisation and planning for new Stage 6 Mathematics Life Skills
2018 – Start teaching Year 11 Mathematics Life Skills.
In Term 4 start teaching Year 12 Mathematics Life Skills
2019 – First HSC for Stage 6 Mathematics Life Skills
|Years 11–12 Assessment Advice||PDF (308KB, 9 pages)|
|Guide to changes to Stage 6 Assessment from 2018||PDF (163KB, 4 pages)|
The samples provided illustrate approaches to developing scope and sequences in a range of school settings. Schools may use a sample without modification, change it, or construct their own to suit their particular needs.
|Sample A||Docx (18KB, 1 page)|
|Sample B (Mathematics Standard 1)||Docx (27KB, 3 pages)|
|Sample C (Integrated)||Doc (90KB, 4 pages)|
|Sample A||Docx (23KB, 2 pages)|
The samples provided illustrate approaches to developing units of work in a range of school settings. Samples include models for the concurrent delivery of the Mathematics Life Skills course with Mathematics Standard, as well as the delivery of Stage 5 and 6 Mathematics Life Skills courses in a multi-stage class. Schools may use a sample without modification, change it, or construct their own to suit their particular needs.
|On the Move||Docx (58KB, 10 pages)|
|Classifying and Representing Data (Mathematics Standard)|
|Our Restless Earth (Integrated)||Docx (85KB, 13 pages)|
|Measuring and Me||Docx (51KB, 10 pages)|
|Guide to the new Mathematics Life Skills Stage 6 syllabus||PDF (162KB, 3 pages)|
|Parent guide to new Stage 6 courses||PDF (213KB, 5 pages)|
|Life Skills outcomes worksheet Stage 6||Word (22KB, 2 pages)|