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NSW Syllabuses

Stage 6

The new Stage 6 syllabuses in English, Mathematics, Science and History, including five Life Skills courses are now available.

The Mathematics Standard and Life Skills syllabuses have been released for familiarisation and planning ahead of implementation for Year 11 students in 2018.

NESA is conducting further consultation on the Mathematics Advanced, Mathematics Extension 1 and Mathematics Extension 2 Stage 6 Final Draft Syllabuses from 21 February – 14 March 2017.

Please provide feedback on the consultation questions.

New requirements for school-based assessment for the each of the new Stage 6 courses are available on each syllabus page.

The new Stage 6 syllabuses are to be implemented as follows:

2017 Familiarisation and planning for the new Stage 6 English, Mathematics, Science and History syllabuses
2018 Start teaching the new Year 11 English, Mathematics, Science and History courses
In Term 4 start teaching the new Year 12 English, Mathematics, Science and History courses
2019 First HSC examination year for new Stage 6 English, Mathematics, Science and History courses.

New Stage 6 Syllabuses