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Home schooling registration for study beyond Year 10

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  1. Home schooling registration for study beyond Year 10 Curriculum terms • stages of schooling • Stage 6 syllabus • a unit • a subject • pattern of study

  2. Stages of schooling • Stage 4 Years 7 and 8 • Stage 5 Years 9 and 10 • Stage 6 Years 11 and 12

  3. Stage 6 syllabus A Stage 6 syllabus typically includes a: • Preliminary course • HSC course Year 11 students study the Preliminary course Year 12 students study the HSC course

  4. What is a unit? A unit of study refers to the hours of study contained in a course • one unit courses contains 60 indicative hours in the Preliminary course (Year 11) and 60 indicative hours in the HSC (Year 12) course example English Extension I • 2 unit courses contains 120 indicative hours in the Preliminary course (Year 11) and 120 indicative hours in the HSC (Year 12) course example English (Advanced) • the majority of Stage 6 courses are 2 unit courses

  5. What is a subject? A subject consists of a course or courses in a subject area For example the following courses are available in the English subject area: • English (Advanced) • English (Standard) • English as a Second Language (ESL) • Fundamentals of English • Preliminary English (Extension) • HSC English Extension 1 • HSC English Extension 2

  6. What is a pattern of study? A pattern of study identifies the: • number of courses to be studied • sequence in which particular courses are to be studied • number of units of study the course is to contain

  7. What is the curriculum for a home schooled child beyond Year 10? • the curriculum beyond Year 10 is to be based on NSW Board of Studies Stage 6 courses of study and taught in accordance with the relevant Stage 6 syllabus • syllabuses are available on the Board’s website at: <http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/syllabus_hsc/>

  8. What Stage 6 courses are available for study by a home schooled child beyond Year 10? Stage 6 courses of study include: • Board Developed Courses • Content Endorsed Courses A list of subjects within each of the courses of study will be available on the Board’s website at <http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/parents>

  9. What is the pattern of study for home schooling registration beyond Year 10 ? To be registered for study beyond Year 10 a home schooled child would follow a pattern of study using Board of Studies Stage 6 syllabuses A pattern of study includes at least 12 units for the Preliminary course and 10 units for the HSC course, and at least: • two units of English • six units of Board Developed courses • three courses of two units value or greater, and • four subjects

  10. An example Preliminary pattern of study English (Standard) 2 unit General Mathematics 2 unit Modern History 2 unit Society and Culture 2 unit Community and Family Studies 2 unit Biology 2 unit

  11. How does the example pattern of study meet the Preliminary (Year 11) requirements? Preliminary pattern of study English (Standard) 2 unit General Mathematics 2 unit Modern History 2 unit Society and Culture 2 unit Community & Family Studies 2 Unit Biology 2 unit Requirements: at least: 12 units for the Preliminary course and at least: • two units of English • six units of Board Developed courses • three courses of two units value or greater, and • four subjects

  12. How does an example pattern of study meet the HSC (Year 12) requirements? HSC pattern of study English (Standard) 2 unit General Mathematics 2 unit Modern History 2 unit Society and Culture 2 unit Community & Family Studies 2 unit Requirements: at least 10 units for the HSC course and at least: • two units of English • six units of Board Developed courses • three courses of two units value or greater, and • four subjects