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Friday, 27 Mar 2015

New/revised personalised examination materials for 2015 HSC examinations

BOSTES 15/15

Who needs to read this notice:
Curriculum co-ordinators
Year 12 advisers
HSC co-ordinators
Head Teachers
Year 12 Teachers

BOSTES is continuing to expand the use of personalised examination materials that are pre-printed with a  student’s number, centre number and, generally, their name.

Personalised examination materials reduces work for students during the examination, and allows greater efficiency in identification when answer booklets are scanned for processing and onscreen marking.

Depending on the examination, students may be given a personalised:

  • multiple-choice answer sheet
  • question/answer booklet
  • writing booklet

For the 2015 HSC the examinations listed below will have new or revised personalised question/answer booklets and/or personalised writing booklets.

Sample examination materials are available to download from the syllabus section of the BOSTES website.

Examination Type of personalised booklet
Business Studies Sections III and IV – 16 page writing booklet

Section I Part B – 16 page question/answer booklet

Section II – 8 page writing booklet

Drama 16 page writing booklet
English Extension 1 24 page writing booklet
Music 1 12 page question/answer booklet
Music 2 12 page question/answer booklet
Society and Culture Section II – 16 page writing booklet
Visual Arts

Section I – 12 page question/answer booklet

Section II – 8 page writing booklet

For more information, contact:
Michelle Aspery
Head, Test Development
(02) 9367 8372