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NSW Syllabuses

Stage 1 outcomes

English

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Stage 1
outcomes

A student:
  • communicates with a range of people in informal and guided activities demonstrating interaction skills and considers how own communication is adjusted in different situations

    EN1-1A
  • plans, composes and reviews a small range of simple texts for a variety of purposes on familiar topics for known readers and viewers

    EN1-2A
  • composes texts using letters of consistent size and slope and uses digital technologies

    EN1-3A
  • draws on an increasing range of skills and strategies to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on less familiar topics in different media and technologies

    EN1-4A
  • uses a variety of strategies, including knowledge of sight words and letter–sound correspondences, to spell familiar words

    EN1-5A
  • recognises a range of purposes and audiences for spoken language and recognises organisational patterns and features of predictable spoken texts

    EN1-6B
  • identifies how language use in their own writing differs according to their purpose, audience and subject matter

    EN1-7B
  • recognises that there are different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an awareness of purpose, audience and subject matter 

    EN1-8B
  • uses basic grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary appropriate to the type of text when responding to and composing texts

    EN1-9B
  • thinks imaginatively and creatively about familiar topics, ideas and texts when responding to and composing texts

    EN1-10C
  • responds to and composes a range of texts about familiar aspects of the world and their own experiences

    EN1-11D
  • identifies and discusses aspects of their own and others’ learning

    EN1-12E

Mathematics

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Stage 1
outcomes

A student:
  • describes mathematical situations and methods using everyday and some mathematical language, actions, materials, diagrams and symbols

    MA1-1WM
  • uses objects, diagrams and technology to explore mathematical problems

    MA1-2WM
  • supports conclusions by explaining or demonstrating how answers were obtained

    MA1-3WM
  • applies place value, informally, to count, order, read and represent two- and three-digit numbers

    MA1-4NA
  • uses a range of strategies and informal recording methods for addition and subtraction involving one- and two-digit numbers

    MA1-5NA
  • uses a range of mental strategies and concrete materials for multiplication and division

    MA1-6NA
  • represents and models halves, quarters and eighths

    MA1-7NA
  • creates, represents and continues a variety of patterns with numbers and objects

    MA1-8NA
  • measures, records, compares and estimates lengths and distances using uniform informal units, metres and centimetres

    MA1-9MG
  • measures, records, compares and estimates areas using uniform informal units

    MA1-10MG
  • measures, records, compares and estimates volumes and capacities using uniform informal units

    MA1-11MG
  • measures, records, compares and estimates the masses of objects using uniform informal units

    MA1-12MG
  • describes, compares and orders durations of events, and reads half- and quarter-hour time

    MA1-13MG
  • sorts, describes, represents and recognises familiar three-dimensional objects, including cones, cubes, cylinders, spheres and prisms

    MA1-14MG
  • manipulates, sorts, represents, describes and explores two-dimensional shapes, including quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons and octagons

    MA1-15MG
  • represents and describes the positions of objects in everyday situations and on maps

    MA1-16MG
  • gathers and organises data, displays data in lists, tables and picture graphs, and interprets the results

    MA1-17SP
  • recognises and describes the element of chance in everyday events

    MA1-18SP

Science and technology

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Stage 1
outcomes

A student:
  • shows interest in and enthusiasm for science and technology, responding to their curiosity, questions and perceived needs, wants and opportunities

    ST1-1VA
  • demonstrates a willingness to engage responsibly with local, national and global issues relevant to their lives, and to shaping sustainable futures

    ST1-2VA
  • develops informed attitudes about the current and future use and influence of science and technology based on reason

    ST1-3VA
  • investigates questions and predictions by collecting and recording data, sharing and reflecting on their experiences and comparing what they and others know

    ST1-4WS
  • uses a structured design process, everyday tools, materials, equipment and techniques to produce solutions that respond to identified needs and wants

    ST1-5WT
  • describes some sources of light and sound that they sense in their daily lives

    ST1-6PW
  • describes effects of pushes and pulls on objects they encounter

    ST1-7PW
  • describes some observable changes that occur in the sky and landscape

    ST1-8ES
  • identifies ways that people use science in their daily lives to care for the environment and the Earth’s resources

    ST1-9ES
  • describes external features, changes in and growth of living things

    ST1-10LW
  • describes ways that different places in the environment provide for the needs of living things

    ST1-11LW
  • identifies ways that everyday materials can be physically changed and combined for a particular purpose

    ST1-12MW
  • relates the properties of common materials to their use for particular purposes

    ST1-13MW
  • describes a range of places and spaces in the local environment and how their purposes influence their design

    ST1-14BE
  • describes a range of familiar information sources and technologies and how their purposes influence their design

    ST1-15I
  • describes a range of manufactured products in the local environment and how their different purposes influence their design

    ST1-16P