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Changes to the Curriculum

NSW HSC Curriculum Changes

New South Wales – Stage 6

New Stage 6 syllabuses for English, Mathematics Standard (formerly Mathematics General), Science and History, were released in early 2017, ready for implementation in 2018 for Year 11 students. The first HSC examination for these new syllabuses will be held in 2019.


What's New...

Many of the major Australian educational publishers have released new and updated textbooks aligned to the revised Stage 6 curriculum. Most Preliminary books are available now ready for teaching to begin in 2018. HSC titles are currently being developed and due for publication throughout 2018.


English

An up-to-date list of English Stage 6 Prescriptions for the 2019-2023 HSC can be found on the NSW Education Standards Authority website.
Kookaburra stocks a wide range of curriculum prescribed texts. Please contact your local Kookaburra Account Manager or email for more information.


Science

Biology

NSW Surfing Biology


Modules 1 & 2


Modules 3 & 4


Modules 5 & 6


Modules 7 & 8


Macmillan Biology NSW


Year 11


Biology in Focus


Year 11


Year 12


Chemistry

NSW Surfing Chemistry


Modules 1 & 2


Modules 3 & 4


Modules 5 & 6


Modules 7 & 8


Chemistry in Focus


Year 11


Year 12


Physics

NSW Surfing Physics


Modules 1 & 2


Modules 3 & 4


Modules 5 & 6


Modules 7 & 8


Physics in Focus


Year 11


Year 12


Jacaranda Physics for NSW 4e


Year 11


Year 12


Investigating Science

Investigating Science in Focus


Year 11


Year 12


Mathematics Standard

CambridgeMATHS Stage 6 Mathematics Standard


Year 11


Year 12 Standard 1


Year 12 Standard 2


NEW for Year 11 in 2019

CambridgeMATHS Stage 6


Year 11 Advanced


Year 11 Extension


New Century Maths Mathematics Standard


Year 11 Pathway 1


Year 11 Pathway 2


Year 12 Standard 1


Year 12 Standard 2


Oxford Insight Mathematics Standard


Year 11


Year 12 Standard 1


Year 12 Standard 2


Maths Quest Mathematics Standard for NSW


Year 11


Year 12


History

Ancient History

Antiquity 4e


Year 11


Year 12


The Ancient World Transformed


Year 11


Year 12 - available December


Year 12 - Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum


The Decline and Fall of the Romanov Dynasty


Year 11

World War 1


Year 11


Modern History

Modern History Transformed


Year 11


Year 12


Nelson Modern History


Conflict in Europe: 1935-1945


Conflict in Indochina: 1945-1979


Investigating Modern History


Power and Authority in the Modern World


Russia and the Soviet Union: 1917-1941 A National Study


The American Civil Rights Movement: 1946-1968



The Cold War: 1945-1991


The World Order: 1945- 2011


World War 1




QLD QCE Curriculum Changes

QCAA is redeveloping and revising its suite of senior syllabuses to support the introduction of the new QCE system from 2019.


New & redeveloped subjects for 2019:

•    English
•    Mathematics
•    Science
•    Health & Physical Education

•    Humanities & Social Sciences
•    Technologies
•    The Arts


What's New...

Many of the major Australian educational publishers have released new and updated textbooks aligned to the new QCE Curriculum. Most Unit 1 & 2 texts are available now ready for teaching to begin in 2019. Units 3 & 4 are currently being developed and due for publication throughout 2019.

An up-to-date list of Prescribed Texts for the QCE English Syllabus can be found on the Queensland Curriculum & Assessment Authority website.

Kookaburra stocks a wide range of curriculum prescribed texts. Please contact your local Kookaburra Account Manager or email for more information.

 

English


Nelson English for QCE


Nelson Essential English for QCE


Macmillan English QCE


Macmillan Essential English QCE


English for Queensland


Cambridge Essential English for Queensland

Mathematics

Nelson QMaths Year 11


Essential


General


Mathematical Methods


Specialist


Jacaranda Maths Quest for Queensland


Essential


General


Mathematical Methods


Specialist


Cambridge Senior Mathematics for Queensland


Essential


General


Mathematical Methods


Specialist


Science

Oxford Senior Science for Queensland


Physics 1 & 2


Chemistry 1 & 2


Biology 1 & 2


Nelson QScience


Biology 1 & 2


Chemistry 1 & 2


Physics 1 & 2


Pearson Queensland Senior Science


Year 11 Biology


Year 11 Chemistry


Year 11 Physics


Health & Physical Education


Senior Physical Education
for Queensland


Macmillan Physical Education QCE
1 & 2 Student Bk + Digital


Humanities & Social Sciences


Religion: Contexts and Expressions


Business for QCE Units 1 &2


Investigating Legal Studies for Queensland


Technologies


Nelson Digital Solutions for QCE

The Arts


Creative Enquiry


Nelson Film, Television & new Media for QCE