Year 11

Year 11 Year Adviser: Mr Brad Kelly

This year, students start preparing for the Higher School Certificate, so it’s important your child settles into a good routine that balances study commitments and life outside of school.

Time management tips

Senior students need to be self-motivated. Here are useful links that will help your child stay focussed on their studies:

Preparing for the HSC

The subjects studied in Year 11 are preliminary subjects for HSC study and exams in Year 12.

Starting Year 11 offers advice on preparing for Year 11 and choosing subjects for the HSC.

Wellbeing

Year 11 can be a challenging time for students. Your child’s year adviser and other staff are available to give support or students can make an appointment to see the school counsellor.

Careers advice

Our school careers adviser can help students make educational choices, define a career direction and prepare for future study and training.
The careers advisory services website also offers help in clarifying course choices, employment opportunities, career pathways or training options. See career development for students (also in community languages).

Helping Your Child Learn

Year 11 is known as the Preliminary year, and it is important that students get into a good study routine from day one.

Study and exams

Students can learn specific techniques for study and exam preparation and sharpen their written and oral skills.

HSC: all my own work

Advice on making sure HSC work is original and is properly referenced.

Past HSC exam papers

Completing past HSC exam papers can help your child prepare for the real exams at the end of the year.

HSC dates and events

Find out all of the key HSC dates and timetables for this year.