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NSW Syllabuses for the Australian curriculum

Programming

 
The Board of Studies NSW has also developed an online programming tool called Program Builder to assist teachers in planning and programming. Program Builder allows teachers to select outcomes and content directly from the NSW syllabuses for the Australian curriculum to dynamically create scope and sequences and units. 

Samples

Scope and sequences

The samples provide some examples of approaches to developing scope and sequences.

English K–6

   
Early Stage 1

PDF (72 KB, 1 page)

Doc (47 KB, 1 page)

Stage 1

PDF (84 KB, 1 page)

Doc (55 KB, 1 page)

Stage 1: Integrated

PDF (70 KB, 1 page)

Doc (52 KB, 1 page)

Stage 2 

PDF (78 KB, 1 page)

Doc (75 KB, 1 page)

Stage 3

PDF (84 KB, 1 page)

Doc (74 KB, 1 page)

English 7–10

   
Stage 4 

PDF (88 KB, 1 page)

Doc (54 KB, 1 page)

Life Skills Stage 4: Integrated

PDF (70 KB, 1 page)

Doc (37 KB, 1 page)

Stage 5 (including Life Skills)

PDF (99 KB, 1 page)

Doc (48 KB, 1 page)

Life Skills Stage 5

PDF (91 KB, 1 page)

Doc (33 KB, 1 page)

Units

The samples provide some examples of approaches to developing a unit. 

English K–6    
Early Stage 1: Let’s Read!

PDF (209 KB, 11 pages)

Doc (114 KB, 11 pages)

Stage 1: Let’s Talk!

PDF (100 KB, 6 pages)

Doc (71 KB, 6 pages)

Stage 2: Pictures Tell the Story! (with adjustments)

PDF (404 KB, 16 pages)

Doc (226 KB, 16 pages)

Stage 3: Global Connections

PDF (157 KB, 12 pages)

Doc (109 KB, 12 pages)

K–6: Communication unit*

PDF (548 KB, 14 pages)

Doc (3005 KB, 14 pages)

English 7–10    
Stage 4: Online Magazine

PDF (138 KB, 7 pages)

Doc (100 KB, 7 pages)

Stage 4: The Storyteller
and the Story

PDF (208 KB, 11 pages)

Doc (114 KB, 11 pages)
Stage 4: The Storyteller and the Story (integrated with Life Skills)

PDF (265 KB, 14 pages)

Doc (111 KB, 14 pages)
Life Skills Stage 4: I Have an Opinion

PDF (173 KB, 8 pages)

Doc (125 KB, 8 pages)
Life Skills Stage 4: My Place in the Community

PDF (248 KB, 12 pages)

Doc (188 KB, 12 pages)
Stage 5: Conflict (with adjustments) PDF (170 KB, 15 pages)  Doc (122 KB, 15 pages)
Life Skills Stage 5: Viewing and Reviewing Film

PDF (203 KB, 9 pages)

Doc (154 KB, 9 pages)

* This unit focuses on developing expressive communication skills for students with complex communication needs.

 

Additional support materials

Suggested texts for the English K–10 Syllabus

PDF (1.8 MB, 322 pages)

 
Scope and sequence of grammar and punctuation for K–6

PDF (107 KB, 7 pages)

Doc (109 KB, 7 pages)

Scope and sequence of phonological and graphological processing skills

PDF (126 KB, 7 pages)

Doc (108 KB, 7 pages)

Life Skills outcomes worksheet Years 7–10 PDF (55 KB, 1 page) Word (48 KB, 1 page)