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Thursday, 24 Nov 2016

New specimen HSC exam paper for Textiles and Design

A new specimen exam paper has been produced for Textiles and Design following changes to the HSC exam specifications, which will be implemented from 2017.

Key amendments include:

  • 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 on the Area of Study: Properties and Performance of Textiles. Candidates will be required to answer BOTH questions.

The specimen paper 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