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Stage 6 Subject Selection Information (Year 11 - 2021)


The subject selection portal for 2021 is now closed. Please contact the senior deputy principal to discuss your subjects if your selections have not yet been submitted.



Welcome to the information and resources page for Stage 6  (Year 11 and Year 12) subject selections at The Hills Sports High School. All relevant resources for students can be accessed from this page.

Please be aware that the processes for choosing subjects at the school are different to previous years with some changes to organisation systems in the school.

The first step of this process is to inform yourself about factors that need to be considered when choosing subjects. Further steps and resources for subject selections are accessible after the video links on this page.


Subject Selection Presentation Suite

The links below will take you to separate videos that address various considerations that need to be made by students and parents when selecting subjects for Year 11 & 12. 

Introductory Video (This video will outline the presentations available)

What is the HSC? (This video will outline the award of the HSC and it's place in a student's overall pattern of study)

What types of HSC subjects can be studied? (This video explains unit values and the difference between Board Developed and Board Endorsed courses)

What if I want an ATAR? (This video addresses the factors that need to be considered if a student would like an ATAR calculated at the end of their HSC studies)

Subject selection processes (This video will outline the steps that each student needs to follow when selecting subjects at this school)

VET courses (This video provides information on studying VET courses either at school or at TAFE as part of a HSC pattern of study)


Subject Handbook

The subject booklet for 2021 can be accessed through the link below. This booklet contains a description and other relevant information about all the subjects that are initially offered at The Hills Sports High School.

Click here for the subject handbook.


Other resources

Students at the school can choose to undertake an apprenticeship or school based traineeship as part of a Stage 6 pattern of study. Please contact the Careers Adviser for more information about this pattern of study.

The school is also equipped to support students who are considering American College as a potential post school pathway. Staff at the school are trained to guide students with their subject choices and schooling through Stage 6 to support this pathway. Please conatct the Director of Sport for more information.

The NESA (New South Wales Education Authority) website has a range of resources available to support students with their choices. In particular the syllabus for each subject is available on this site.

Click here to access the NESA website.

Each year the Universities Admissions Centre produces a handbook to support Year 10 students with their subject selections for Year 11.

Click here for the UAC guide.

TAFE NSW has an online section with various pieces of information about studying VET courses in a HSC pattern of study, including a list of subjects available at different TAFE venues.

Click here to access the TAFE NSW site.

Click here to access the TAFE subject list for Western Sydney directly.



Click here for the TAFE application form. 

Click here for Form A, the initial subject selection sheet for subject choices. (Due Tuesday 18th August 2020)


If you have any questions during the subject selection process please do not hesitate to contact the school on 96227300 and ask to speak to the Year 10 Adviser for any clarification.

We look forward to supporting your child through the final stage of their high school journey.