Jamison High School

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Telephone02 4731 6150

Emailjamison-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Senior curriculum

Preparing for the Higher School Certificate

Year 11 and 12 students follow a curriculum that is determined by the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA). NESA required students to study a minimum of 12 units in Year 11 and 10 units in Year 12. Further information can be found on the NESA Website.

2 Unit Category A subjects

Selecting these subjects entitles a student to receive an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

  • Agriculture
  • Ancient History
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Community and Family Studies
  • Community College of Foreign Languages
  • Dance
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English Advanced
  • English Standard
  • Food Technology
  • Geography
  • Industrial TArts Timber
  • Information, Processes and Technology
  • Investigating Science
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Standard
  • Modern History
  • Music
  • PDHPE
  • Physics
  • Society and Culture
  • Studies of Religion
  • Textiles and Design
  • Visual Arts

2 Unit Category B Subjects  

Selecting 2 or more of these subjects will award students with a Higher School Certificate (HSC).

  • English Studies (ATAR option available)
  • TVET (TAFE Vocational Education & Training)
  • Construction (VET)
  • Hospitality (VET)

2 Unit Content Endorsed Courses

  • Sports Lifestyle and Recreation Studies
  • Exploring Early Childhood

1 Unit Courses

Selecting these subjects entitles a student to receive an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR). Students must complete the appropriate prerequisite course in order to access these. For more information please see the NESA website.

  • Mathematics Extension
  • English Extension
  • History Extension

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