How parents can help children in HSC Exam Preparation?

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What are the HSC exam tips for parents?

HSC time table of the commencement and conclusion of the written tests and results is available on Students can access the timetable on the NSW website to stay alert for the important dates.

Term 1, 2018

Monday 29 January 2018
2018 Year 10 and Year 11 student enrollment opens (via Schools Online)

Friday, 9 March 2018
2018 Years 10, 11 and 12 student enrollment closes (via Schools Online)

Friday, 13 April 2018
Last date to apply for disability provisions for the 2018 HSC examinations (via Schools Online)

Term 2, 2018

Wednesday, 2 May 2018
a.m. – Personalized HSC written examination timetable released (via Students Online and Schools Online)
p.m. – 2017 HSC written examination timetable released

Term 3, 2018

Friday, 21 September 2018
HSC school assessment marks and HSC Life Skills and VET outcomes to be submitted (via Schools Online)

Term 4, 2018

Thursday, 18 October 2018
HSC written examinations commence

No later than Friday 9 November 2018
HSC written examinations conclude

After last HSC written examination, HSC Assessment Ranks released to students via Students Online

Friday 26 October 2018
Year 11 grades and Life Skills outcomes to be submitted (via Schools Online)

Friday 23 November 2018
Year 10 grades and Life Skills outcomes to be submitted (via Schools Online)

Thursday 13 December 2018
HSC results released

HSC Results Inquiry Centre opens

(Note: Data courtesy of
What is the importance of exam information?

Exam time is stressful for students as well the parents but latter seem to be more worried than the former. Both the students and the parents face similar questions. The question before students is “did I miss anything special” and the parents want to know “whether their children have covered the syllabus”.

As a responsible and caring parent you should be stay updated with the time table of HSC exam of your kids. If you are updated, you can easily support your child and also provide real help.

How can parents help their children preparing for HSC exams?

Here’re 6 simple tips for exam preparations

1. Provide your child with a dedicated space, where he can focus on his studies. It can be a secluded nook or corner in your home or you can vacate a room to allow your child study in seclusion for his HSC exams.

2. Encourage him to learn time management. If needed, you can help your child in learning how to manage study time in such a way that you always have time left for revision.

3. Solved past papers can prove to be a real help in exam preparation. Buy sample papers for the child so that he can cover the entire syllabus in a hassle-free manner.

4. Help your child in familiarizing with the pattern of questions. Also, he can try answering the questions in an imitated environment.

5. Go through the HSC rules and study the procedure guide and simplify those rules for you child so that he has clarity about set norms for the exam.

6. Make sure that your child is fully-updated with exam schedule and well-organized with the exam patterns. You need to find time from your busy schedule to help your child or you can hire a private tutor for him.

Private home tuition would prove to be more helpful for your child and you can easily find experienced HSC tutors and choose one. VProgress is a leading name in private home tuitions in Sydney. This premium tuition service provider has the largest selection of most experienced private home tutors. Here you will find tutors for every subject covered in HSC exam.

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