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Thursday, 10 Nov 2016

Stage 6 Textiles and Design – revised exam specifications

BOSTES 43/16

Who needs to read this notice:
Curriculum co-ordinators
HSC co-ordinators
Head Teachers Technology
Textiles and Design Teachers

Amended examination specifications for Stage 6 Textiles and Design will be implemented from the 2017 HSC.

The amendments are:

  • Section II will consist of 24 marks (instead of 25 marks) and each of the three questions will be worth 8 marks. The questions will be based on the three Areas of Study:
  1. Design
  2. Properties and Performance of Textiles
  3. Australian Textile, Clothing, Footwear and Allied Industries.
  • Section III will consist of 16 marks (instead of 15 marks) and each of the two questions will be worth 8 marks. One question will be based on the Area of Study: Design, and one based on the Area of Study: Properties and Performance of Textiles. Candidates will be required to answer BOTH questions.

The amended specifications can be found in Assessment and reporting in Textiles and Design which is available to download from the HSC syllabus page of the BOSTES website.

For more information, contact:
Tracey McIntosh
Manager, Examining and Testing
(02) 9367 8233