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NSW Syllabuses

Mathematics Life Skills Stage 6

Please note the implementation timeframe for the Mathematics Life Skills Stage 6 Syllabus (2017).

See the Mathematics Life Skills Stage 6 Syllabus (2007) to be taught for Year 12 in 2018.

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.

Read the Mathematics Life Skills Stage 6 course description.

Implementation

2018 – Start teaching Year 11 Mathematics Life Skills.
In Term 4 start teaching Year 12 Mathematics Life Skills.


Assessment Materials

Years 11–12 Assessment Advice
Changes to Stage 6 Assessment from 2018

Support Materials

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.

Year 11
 
Sample A Docx (18KB, 1 page)
Sample B (Mathematics Standard 1) Docx (27KB, 3 pages)
Sample C (Integrated) Doc (90KB, 4 pages)
Multi-stage
 
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.

Year 11
 
On the Move Docx (58KB, 10 pages)
Classifying and Representing Data (Mathematics Standard)
Year 12
 
Our Restless Earth (Integrated) Docx (85KB, 13 pages)
Multi-stage
 
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)