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NSW Syllabuses

Modern History Life Skills Stage 6

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

See the History Life Skills Stage 6 Syllabus (2010) 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 Modern History Stage 6 Draft Syllabus Consultation Report (including Modern History Life Skills) (PDF, 485KB) and new Modern History Life Skills Stage 6 Syllabus were developed using the NESA consultative syllabus development process.

Read the Modern History Life Skills Stage 6 course description.

Implementation

2018 – Start teaching Year 11 Modern History Life Skills.
In Term 4 start teaching Year 12 Modern History 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 (20KB, 1 page)
Sample B (Modern History) Docx (26KB, 1 page)
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 Modern History Life Skills course with Modern History, as well as the delivery of Stage 5 and 6 HSIE 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
 
Music of Change Docx (53KB, 7 pages)
The Investigation of Historic Sites and Sources – World War 1 (Modern History) Docx (82KB, 10 pages)
My Story is My History (Integrated) Docx (75KB, 5 pages)
Multi-stage
 
Gallipoli Docx (68KB, 11 pages)
Guide to the new Modern History 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 (20KB, 1 page)