Mandatory curriculum requirements for the Record of School Achievement

ACE 4007

Last Updated: 10 April 2014

Mandatory curriculum requirements for the award of the Record of School Achievement
English The Board Developed syllabus to be studied substantially throughout each of Years 7–10. 400 hours to be completed by the end of Year 10.
Mathematics The Board Developed syllabus to be studied substantially throughout each of Years 7–10. 400 hours to be completed by the end of Year 10.
Science The Board Developed syllabus to be studied substantially throughout each of Years 7–10. 400 hours to be completed by the end of Year 10.
Human Society and Its Environment To be studied substantially throughout each of Years 7–10. 400 hours to be completed by the end of Year 10, including 100 hours each of History and Geography in both Stage 4 and Stage 5, and including Australian history and Australian geography.
Languages Other than English 100 hours to be completed in one language over one continuous 12-month period between Years 7–10 but preferably in Years 7–8.
Technological and Applied Studies The Board’s Technology (Mandatory) Years 7–8 syllabus to be studied for 200 hours.
Creative Arts 200 hours to be completed consisting of the Board’s 100-hour mandatory courses in each of Visual Arts and Music. It is the Board’s expectation that the 100-hour mandatory courses in these subjects will be taught as coherent units of study and not split over a number of years.
Personal Development, Health and Physical Education The Board’s mandatory 300-hour integrated course in Personal Development, Health and Physical Education to be studied in each of Years 7–10.