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Thursday, 01 Dec 2016

Review of Stage 6 school-based assessment requirements

School-based assessment requirements for Stage 6 Board Developed Courses will be reviewed to align with the draft proposed English, Mathematics, Science and History Stage 6 syllabuses. VET and Content Endorsed Courses will not be part of this review.

Current school-based assessment components and weightings will be amended during 2017 to reflect the Stronger HSC Standards reforms for assessment, including:

  • mandated components and weightings for Year 11 and Year 12
  • a maximum of 3 formal assessment tasks in Year 11 and 4 formal assessment tasks in Year 12.

Further information about the proposed amendments and opportunities to provide feedback will be available in 2017. Revised school-based components and weightings, and sample assessment schedules will be published in July for implementation with Year 11 in 2018 and HSC 2019.


For more information and background about the HSC reforms, see Stronger HSC Standards.

For curriculum and school-based assessment enquiries, please contact the relevant BOSTES curriculum team.

For more information, contact:
Lauren Wood
Senior Education Officer, Assessment
(02) 9367 8034