The HSC can be kind of scary. You have teachers, parents and your friends all telling you different things. It's hard to know who and what to believe.

Get the low-down on how the HSC really works, check out past exam papers, and get free study notes and more.

How your HSC works

Find out everything you need to know about the HSC, from getting ready, the exams, the marking process and how marks are moderated. This is your one-stop shop for all things HSC!

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NSW HSC Online

Check out the official site for forums, study and exam tips and heaps about each subject.

NSW Students Online

For past exam papers, course syllabuses, multiple-choice quizzes.


National literacy and numeracy tests for Years 7 and 9, access to sample questions and tests.


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