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The Science Extension Stage 6 draft syllabus is now available.
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New Physics Stage 6 syllabus for implementation from 2018 is now available on the
NSW Syllabuses website.


2010 HSC and beyond
Physics Syllabus (Minor amendments for the 2010 HSC)
Updated August 2013
Also available in Word format

Assessment and examination materials

2010 HSC and beyond
Assessment and reporting in Physics
Published 29 September 2009
Physics – sample assessment schedule
Published 1 September 2009
Physics Section I Part B sample answer booklet
Published April 2014
Physics Section II sample writing booklet
Published April 2014
Information regarding the 2010 HSC examination in Physics
Updated 17 November 2009
Physics – Summary of HSC examination specifications and assessment requirements
Published 16 February 2009
Past Physics HSC Examination Papers and Notes from the Marking Centres
Physics Performance band descriptions
Physics standards materials

Other support materials

Support document for all Science Courses (PDF)
Also available in Word format
Updated 6 October 2009
Physics Draft Sample Learning Unit (PDF)
Also available in Word format
Published 14 May 2008
Skills Module 8.1 and 9.1 Mapping Grids (PDF)
Also available in Word format
Updated 21 August 2007
Physics data sheet, formulae sheet and periodic table of the elements (PDF)
Includes updated periodic table of the elements in line with International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) recommendations.
Published 14 May 2007
Updated February 2017
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Archived material
Previous material developed in relation to the Physics syllabus. Aspects of these documents no longer apply; however, they have been archived for reference.
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