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Thursday, 28 Jan 2016

Revised format for 2016 HSC English Standard and Advanced Paper 1 written examination

BOS 7/16

Who needs to read this notice:
Curriculum co-ordinators
HSC co-ordinators
Head Teachers English
English Teachers

The format of the HSC English Standard and Advanced Paper 1 written examination has been revised for 2016 to include a separate stimulus booklet.

The revised examination format will comprise:

  • An examination paper containing questions for Sections I, II and III
  • A separate stimulus booklet containing all the texts for Section I of the examination and the list of prescribed texts for Section III
  • A personalised Paper 1 writing booklet.

A sample of the revised HSC English Standard and Advanced Paper 1 examination format is on the English syllabus page of the BOSTES website.

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