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More time to prepare for HSC Exams

28 Jul 2021

2021 HSC Exams Updated

The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) COVID-19 Response Committee has announced a number of changes to the 2021 HSC timetable to give students additional time to prepare for upcoming HSC exams and minimise the impacts of COVID-19 on students and schools.

In recognition of the evolving COVID-19 situation and in line with health advice, NESA has:

  • Reschedule the Oral language exams to run from 14 August to 18 September for students in Greater Sydney and regional NSW.
  • Reschedule the written exams to begin one week later on 19 October with HSC results out on 17 December.
Students’ personal exam timetables will be updated in Schools Online and Students Online by 12pm on 30 July.

HSC Languages Oral Examinations

Language Date Time
Arabic Continuers Saturday, 18 September 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation)
Arabic Extension Saturday, 4 September 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (monologue)
Armenian Continuers Saturday, 21 August, 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Chinese in Context Saturday, 28 August 2021
Saturday, 18 September 2021
9.00 am to 4.00 pm (discussion)
Croatian Continuers Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Filipino Continuers Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Hindi Continuers Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Hungarian Continuers Saturday, 21 August 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Italian Continuers Saturday, 28 August 2021
Saturday, 18 September 2021
9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation)
Italian Extension Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (monologue)
Japanese in Context Saturday, 28 August 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (discussion)
Khmer Continuers Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Korean in Context Saturday, 28 August 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (discussion)
Macedonian Continuers Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Maltese Continuers Saturday, 21 August 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Modern Greek Continuers Saturday, 14 August 2021
Saturday, 11  September 2021
9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation)
Modern Greek Extension Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (monologue)
Persian Continuers Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Polish Continuers Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Portuguese Continuers Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Punjabi Continuers Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Russian Continuers Saturday, 21 August 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Serbian Continuers Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Spanish Continuers Saturday, 11 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation)
Spanish Extension Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (monologue)
Tamil Continuers Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Turkish Continuers Saturday, 4 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)
Vietnamese Continuers Saturday, 11 September 2021 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (conversation & discussion)

HSC written exam timetable

Language Date Time
Arabic Continuers Thursday 4 November 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Arabic Extension Tuesday 2 November 9:30am - 11:30am
Armenian Continuers Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Chinese and Literature Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Chinese in Context Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm - 4:40pm
Croatian Continuers Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Filipino Continuers Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Hindi Continuers Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Hungarian Continuers Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Italian Continuers Tuesday 2 November 9:30am - 12:30am
Italian Extension Thursday 4 November 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Japanese and Literature Tuesday 26 October 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Japanese in Context Tuesday 26 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Khmer Continuers  Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Korean and Literature Monday 1 November 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Korean in Context Monday 1 November 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Macedonian Continuers  Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Maltese Continuers  Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Modern Greek Continuers  Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Modern Greek Extension Friday 29 October 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Persian Continuers  Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Polish Continuers 

Tuesday 19 October

2:00pm – 4:40pm

Portuguese Continuers  Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Punjabi Continuers  Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Russian Continuers  Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Serbian Continuers  Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Spanish Continuers Tuesday 26 October 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Spanish Extension Thursday 21 October  2:00pm – 4:00pm
Tamil Continuers  Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Turkish Continuers  Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Vietnamese Continuers Tuesday 19 October 2:00pm – 5:00pm

For regularly updated advice about the HSC see NESA’s COVID advice.

Teachers, students and parents can also contact the NESA COVID-19 support team on 1300 138 323 or covid19support@nesa.nsw.edu.au.