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Mathematics K–10

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  • Numeracy tag was changed from UnM10 to UuM10.
    Found in: Stage 5, Area and surface area A (Solve problems involving areas and surface areas), ‘Solve practical problems involving the areas of composite shapes’, Numeracy tag.
  • Numeracy tags, UuM10 and UGP7, were added.
    Found in: Stage 5, Trigonometry A (Apply trigonometry to solve right-angled triangle problems), ‘Apply trigonometry to find the lengths of unknown sides in right-angled triangles with a given angle including angles in degrees and minutes’, Numeracy tag.
  • Numeracy tags, UuM10 and UGP7, were added.
    Found in: Stage 5, Trigonometry A (Apply trigonometry to solve right-angled triangle problems), ‘Apply trigonometry to find the size of unknown angles in right-angled triangles including in degrees and minutes’, Numeracy tag.
  • Numeracy tag, UGP7, was added.
    Found in: Stage 5, Trigonometry B (Solve right-angled triangle problems involving angles of elevation and depression), ‘Solve practical problems involving angles of elevation and depression’, Numeracy tag.
  • The Standard Pathway was added to outcome MA5-RAT-P-02.
    Found in: Outcomes.
Stage 5
Multiple syllabuses

Changed

  • New course numbers added to ‘Course requirements’.
    Found in: Course overviews of affected syllabuses.
Early Stage 1Stage 1Stage 2Stage 3Stage 4Stage 5Stage 6
Multiple syllabuses

Changed

  • The word ‘achieve/d’ was changed to ‘demonstrate/d’ in 2 places in ‘Balance of content’.
    Found in: Course overviews of affected syllabuses.
Early Stage 1Stage 1Stage 2Stage 3Stage 4Stage 5
General website updates
  • A minor text change was made to ‘Curriculum framework for new syllabuses’.
    Found in: Introduction
Formal assessment programs and tasks - Developing a Preliminary course school-based assessment program

Developing a Preliminary course school-based assessment program rule has been updated to fix a data entry error in which text from the rule was duplicated in a footnote. 

The following footnote has been deleted: "The results of assessment tasks that have been completed by students should not be discarded."

Stage 6
Affects:
Students accelerating into a course(s) – Changes to K–10 mathematics

This rule has been updated to reflect the name of the new Mathematics K–10 syllabus, and arrangements for 2024. This update will support schools to make accurate decisions about students accelerating into Stage 5 courses, including Mathematics.

Stage 5
Multiple syllabuses

Changed

  • Amendment made to the copyright information.
    Found in: All custom documents, Custom download view
Early Stage 1Stage 1Stage 2Stage 3Stage 4Stage 5Stage 6
Multiple syllabuses

Changed

  • Amendment made to the Life Skills information under the Table of outcomes in print syllabuses.
    Found in: Table of outcomes, print syllabuses.
Early Stage 1Stage 1Stage 2Stage 3Stage 4Stage 5
English K–10

Changed

  • The wording of the example was changed to ‘Now, dogs are (present) also valued for their companionship’.
    Found in: English K–10, Creating written texts, (Text features for multiple purposes), ‘Control tense across a text according to purpose, shifting between past, present and future tense if required,’ Example.
Stage 3
Mathematics K–10
Early Stage 1