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NSW Syllabuses

Life Skills outcomes

Advice is available on Years 7–10 Life Skills in English, Mathematics, Science, History and Geography.

MATHEMATICS

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Life Skills
outcomes

A student:
  • responds to and uses mathematical language to demonstrate understanding

    MALS-1WM
  • applies mathematical strategies to solve problems

    MALS-2WM
  • uses reasoning to recognise mathematical relationships

    MALS-3WM
  • recognises language used to represent number

    MALS-4NA
  • counts in familiar contexts

    MALS-5NA
  • reads and represents numbers

    MALS-6NA
  • compares and orders numbers

    MALS-7NA
  • recognises and compares fractions in everyday contexts

    MALS-8NA
  • represents and operates with fractions, decimals or percentages in everyday contexts

    MALS-9NA
  • selects and uses strategies for addition and subtraction

    MALS-10NA
  • selects and uses strategies for multiplication and division

    MALS-11NA
  • recognises and matches coins and notes

    MALS-12NA
  • compares and orders coins and notes

    MALS-13NA
  • reads and writes amounts of money

    MALS-14NA
  • calculates with money

    MALS-15NA
  • makes informed decisions about purchasing goods and services

    MALS-16NA
  • plans and manages personal finances

    MALS-17NA
  • recognises and continues repeating patterns

    MALS-18NA
  • calculates missing values by completing simple number sentences

    MALS-19NA
  • recognises time in familiar contexts

    MALS-20MG
  • recognises and relates time in a range of contexts

    MALS-21MG
  • reads and interprets time in a variety of situations

    MALS-22MG
  • calculates and measures time and duration in everyday contexts

    MALS-23MG
  • organises personal time and manages scheduled activities

    MALS-24MG
  • estimates and measures in everyday contexts

    MALS-25MG
  • recognises and uses units to estimate and measure length

    MALS-26MG
  • selects and uses units to estimate and measure mass

    MALS-27MG
  • selects and uses units to estimate and measure volume and capacity

    MALS-28MG
  • applies formal units to estimate and calculate area

    MALS-29MG
  • recognises, matches and sorts three-dimensional objects and/or two-dimensional shapes

    MALS-30MG
  • identifies the features of three-dimensional objects and/or two-dimensional shapes and applies these in a range of contexts

    MALS-31MG
  • responds to and uses the language of position in everyday contexts

    MALS-32MG
  • recognises that maps and plans are a representation of positions in space

    MALS-33MG
  • uses maps and plans in a range of contexts

    MALS-34MG
  • recognises data displayed in a variety of formats

    MALS-35SP
  • gathers, organises and displays data

    MALS-36SP
  • interprets information and draws conclusions from data displays

    MALS-37SP
  • recognises and uses the language of chance in a range of contexts

    MALS-38SP
  • recognises the elements of chance and probability in everyday events

    MALS-39SP

SCIENCE

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Life Skills
outcomes

A student:
  • recognises the role of science in personal, social and global issues relating to everyday life

    SCLS-1VA
  • recognises that using the processes of Working Scientifically increases their understanding of the world

    SCLS-2VA
  • demonstrates a willingness to engage with science-related issues relevant to their lives

    SCLS-3VA
  • asks questions that can be tested and makes predictions

    SCLS-4WS
  • participates in planning to investigate questions or problems

    SCLS-5WS
  • participates in an investigation by following a sequence

    SCLS-6WS
  • collects, records and interprets data and information

    SCLS-7WS
  • recognises strategies to solve identified problems

    SCLS-8WS
  • uses a variety of strategies to communicate information about an investigation

    SCLS-9WS
  • explores a range of forces in everyday situations

    SCLS-10PW
  • identifies various forms and sources of energy and their uses

    SCLS-11PW
  • investigates ways to use energy responsibly

    SCLS-12PW
  • identifies features of the Earth

    SCLS-13ES
  • explores features of the solar system, including the Earth’s position and movement

    SCLS-14ES
  • identifies that the Earth is the source of resources used in everyday life

    SCLS-15ES
  • investigates some practices used in the effective management of the Earth’s resources

    SCLS-16ES
  • recognises features of living and non-living things

    SCLS-17LW
  • identifies structures of living things and their functions

    SCLS-18LW
  • explores ways in which science and technology have improved human health

    SCLS-19LW
  • explores the interactions of living things with each other and the environment

    SCLS-20LW
  • investigates the effect of science and technology on the environment

    SCLS-21LW
  • recognises the properties of common substances

    SCLS-22CW
  • explores how common chemicals affect everyday life

    SCLS-23CW
  • investigates a variety of chemical changes

    SCLS-24CW