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Stage 6 Latin Extension – minor amendments to exam specifications
Thursday, 08 Dec 2016

Stage 6 Latin Extension – minor amendments to exam specifications

BOSTES 50/16

Who needs to read this notice:
Principals
Curriculum co-ordinators
HSC co-ordinators
Head Teachers Languages
Latin Teachers

Effective immediately

The following amendments have been made to the examination specifications for Stage 6 Latin Extension to accommodate both prose and verse text prescriptions:

  • Section I: Prescribed Text - the first dot point and now reads ‘approximately 20 lines of verse or approximately 120 words of prose’. (It previously read ‘approximately 20 lines’)
  • Section II: Non-prescribed Text - the first dot point now reads ‘approximately 10 lines of verse or approximately 60 words of prose’. (It previously read ‘approximately 10 lines’). In the same section, the first part of the third dot point now reads ‘approximately 5 lines of verse or approximately 30 words of prose’. (It previously read ‘approximately 5 lines of the prescribed genre’).

The revised specifications can be found in Assessment and reporting in Latin Extension Stage 6 available to download from the HSC syllabus page of the BOSTES website.

For more information, contact:
Lyn Sully
Senior Project Office, Languages
lyn.sully@bostes.nsw.edu.au
02 9367 8312



RoSAs for 2016 school leavers
Thursday, 08 Dec 2016

RoSAs for 2016 school leavers

Schools are reminded to inform BOSTES of Year 10, 11 or 12 school leavers eligible for a Record of School Achievement (RoSA).

The RoSA is a credential for students who leave school before completing their HSC, which records their accumulated results. Visit the RoSA section of the BOSTES website for more information.

Schools need to nominate students via Schools Online > Enrolments > Nominate RoSA School Leavers. To be eligible for a RoSA, students must be leaving the NSW school system. Schools need to ensure that Year 11 students do not have a 2017 Year 12 record before completing this nomination process.

A template letter for schools to issue to nominated students, which includes instructions about how to download their RoSA credentials via Students Online is in  Schools Online > Downloads > Memos and Documents > RoSA folder.

The deadline for requests for RoSA credentials for all 2016 students is Tuesday 20 December.

For more information, contact:
Student Records Team
records@bostes.nsw.edu.au
(02) 9367 8001



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