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Preparation Procedures for Stage 6

Preparation Procedures for Stage 6

(HSC Minimum Standards, Subject Selection and All My Own Work)

Year 9 Term 3/4

  • NAPLAN results used to identify students with lower level literacy and numeracy skills. (LST)

  • Learning and Support Team develops individual programs to appropriately support students to develop these skills. (LST)

Year 10 Term 1

  • Continued LST support for identified students. (LST- throughout Yr 10)

  • All My Own Work completed for students studying Stage 6 TAFE courses or Accelerated Learning Program. (Careers Advisers/Librarian)

Year 10 Term 2

  • Year 10 HSC Minimum Standards Information Session (DP)

  • Individual Transition Interviews (Careers Adviser)

  • Senior Campus Information Night and Open Day (Senior Campus/Careers Adviser)

  • Subject Selection preparation in Careers Lessons. (Careers Adviser)

  • Subject Selection Forms retuned and individual interviews. (Careers Adviser/SC DP)

Year 10 Term 3

  • Subject Selection follow up (Careers Adviser)

  • TAFE enrolments for following year finalised (Careers Adviser)

  • HSC Minimum Standards practice in English and Maths (Maths/English HT’s)

  • Week 10 – First opportunity to attempt HSC Minimum Standards exam (DP, TSO)

Year 10 Term 4

  • Week 6 – All My Own Work completed by all students (Librarian/Core HT’s)

  • Week 6 – Second opportunity to attempt HSC Minimum Standards exam (DP, TSO)

  • Transition Week – Week 7 (Senior Campus)

Programs to support successful attainment of HSC Minimal Standards throughout Stage 5 include:

  • Writing Strategy – Leading and Sustaining Project

  • DEAR – Drop Everything and Read

  • Learning Intentions

  • Numeracy Strategy

  • LST Individualised Programs.