This model of compressed curriculum is a more concentrated and focused study pattern of just four subjects in each of Year 11 and 12, and contrasts with the traditional HSC model where six subjects are studied simultaneously.
The College6 compressed curriculum provides advantages to our Stage 6 students, including that:
it allows us to provide a greater number of subject options to our students
it enables a greater degree of mentoring and collaboration by integrating Year 11 and 12 students into one classroom
the compressed courses allow students to spread HSC examination pressure over two years
it allows a greater degree of immersion in each subject.
During their first year of the College6 program, students undertake:
Two compressed elective subjects of their own choosing.
Students will sit their HSC examinations in the two compressed elective subjects at the end of this year.
During their second year of the College6 program, students undertake:
Two new compressed elective subjects of their own choosing.
Students will sit for their HSC examinations in these two compressed elective subjects, as well as English and Mathematics (plus any extension subjects) at the end of Senior Year 2.
At the end of Senior Year 2, students combine their results or their six subjects to attain the HSC.
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