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NSW Syllabuses

The place of the Mathematics Life Skills Stage 6 Syllabus in the K–12 curriculum

This diagram places Maths Life Skills Stage 6 Stage 6 in the K–12 curriculum as a whole and shows the flow of learning from prior to starting school, to post school pathways.  The diagram begins with prior to school learning, explaining how students bring a range of knowledge, understanding and skills they develop at home to the school setting in Early Stage 1. Step 2 shows the Early Stage 1 – Stage 3 mandatory Mathematics K–10 course. Step 3 shows the Stage 4 mandatory Mathematics K–10 courses. Step 4 shows the mandatory Stage 5 Mathematics K–10 course divided into Mathematics Life Skills and Stages 5.1, 5.1/5.2, 5.2, 5.2/5.3 and 5.3. Step 5 shows the list of Stage 6 elective Mathematics courses including Mathematics Life Skills, Mathematics Standard, Mathematics Advanced, Mathematics Extension 1 and Mathematics Extension 2. The final step shows community, other education and learning and workplace pathways.