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K–10English K–10 Syllabus

Record of changes
Implementation for K–2 from 2023 and 3–10 from 2024
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Stage 1

  • Form all letters with consistent size and slope in NSW Foundation Style from memory

  • Position all letters correctly on the line with appropriate spacing between words

  • Use word-processing program functions, including text-editing applications

  • Recognise and use keys to show more complex punctuation or symbols

  • Type up to 5 familiar words per minute

  • Use taught software functions to create texts in a range of modes for different contexts, audiences and purposes

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