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School Certificate Tests

All students in Year 10 sit for statewide tests in November. The tests assess individual achievement in the foundation knowledge and skills needed to successfully undertake subjects in Years 11 and 12, and to participate effectively in the wider community.

Link to past test papers, the multiple-choice quiz or the Test Scope Statements and Test Specifications for each subject below.

Principles for Setting School Certificate Tests and Developing Marking Guidelines in a Standards-referenced Framework

School Certificate tests and marking guidelines are developed using a set of guiding principles. The application of these principles ensures a consistent approach to standards-referenced question setting and marking.

For further enquiries about School Certificate Tests, contact the Measurement and Assessment Research Services Branch at the Office of the Board of Studies NSW.

Telephone: 02 9367 8371
Email: service@bos.nsw.edu.au
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