Keep up to date with the latest information about school curriculum and assessment, standards and certification of student achievement in Western Australia.

In this edition:

General

Primary schools using Brightpath, ABLEWA and NAPLAN Online are required to register students in 2017

School leaders, SIRS users

Primary schools need to upload details to the Student Information Records System


Registration of secondary students and early registration of Year 10, 11 and 12 students in 2017

School leaders, SIRS users

Year 10, Year 11 and Year 12 students need to be registered by 16 February 2017.


Introduction to SIRS 2017

SIRS users, school leaders

Secondary schools are invited to send SIRS users to a familiarisation seminar.


How to Search for Student Numbers in SIRS

School leaders, SIRS users

Schools have the ability to search in the Student Information Records System (SIRS) for a student’s Western Australian Student Number (WASN), also known as a SCSA student number.


Requests for WA student numbers in 2017

School leaders, SIRS users

Schools can only request WA student numbers for Kindergarten students automatically through the Student Information Records System (SIRS) starting in 2017.


Revised Judging Standards Materials and Achievement Standards for Pre-primary to Year 10 English

Principals, Deputy Principals, Heads of Learning Area, Curriculum Leaders, Teachers

The Judging Standards Materials (Assessment Pointers) and Achievement Standards for English are currently being revised.


Revised Judging Standards Materials for Pre-primary to Year 10 Mathematics

Principals, Deputy Principals, Heads of Learning Area, Curriculum Leaders, Teachers

The revised Judging Standards Materials (Assessment Pointers) for Mathematics are available on the Authority’s website.


Revised Judging Standards Materials and Achievement Standards for Pre-primary to Year 10 Science

Principals, Deputy Principals, Heads of Learning Area, Curriculum Leaders, Teachers

The revised Judging Standards Materials (Assessment Pointers) and Achievement Standards for Science are available on the Authority’s website.


The Arts Achievement Standards, Assessment Pointers and Refinements to The Arts curriculum

Principals, Deputy Principals, Heads of Learning Area, Curriculum Leaders, Teachers

The Judging Standards materials (Assessment Pointers) and Achievement Standards for The Arts are available on the Authority’s website. The Arts curriculum has been refined in the process of developing the Judging Standards materials.


Judging Standards materials for Technologies

Principals, Deputy Principals, Heads of Learning Area, Curriculum Leaders, Teachers

Annotated Student Work Samples have been added to the Judging Standards materials for Design and Technologies and Digital Technologies on the Authority’s website.


Teacher Support Materials for Humanities and Social Sciences and Health and Physical Education

Principals, Deputy Principals, Heads of Learning Area, Curriculum Leaders, Teachers

Sample teaching and learning outlines have been developed by the Authority for Years 7 to 10 for Humanities and Social Sciences and Health and Physical Education.


Learning Area contact details for Kindergarten to Year 10

Principals, Deputy Principals, Heads of Learning Area, Curriculum Leaders, Teachers

Kindergarten to Year 10 contact details are available.


Endorsed Programs and VET

VET Coordinators, WPL Coordinators

Schools are advised that from 2017 all workplace hours completed by a student in Year 10, 11 or 12 can be counted towards the Authority-developed endorsed program, Workplace Learning (ADWPL).


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