Senior students looking friendly

How the HSC works

Visit the NSW Education Standard Authority for further information.

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)

Students and motor vehicles

See the Rules and Policies page for further details.

Students are encouraged to use public transport to travel to and from school. Frequent services operate to and from Normanhurst.

Year 11

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

Preparing for the HSC

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

The first three terms of Year 11 are known as the Year 11 Course of the HSC, with the Year 12 Course commencing from Term 4 of Year 11.

Year 12

Year 12 is a busy time for students as they study for the Higher School Certificate and make plans for life after school.

Preparing for the HSC

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

The Year 12 Course commences from Term 4 of Year 11.

Students playing in the playground
The band playing some music
Junior students who are friendly with each other
Junior and senior students mixing and socialising