Curriculum Transition Arrangements


Transition Arrangements for 2022

Transition Arrangements for Arts Courses

These rules apply to students studying Dance A/T/M 2017-2021, Drama A/T/M 2017-2021, Media A/T/M/V 2017-2021, Music A/T/M 2017-2021, Photography A/T/M 2017-2021, and Visual Arts A/T/M 2017-2021 during or before 2021.

In 2022, all students in years eleven and twelve will study units in the new Arts courses accredited from 2022. Teachers will ensure there is no significant duplication of content.

The following Curriculum Fact Sheet provides advice on necessary preparations for the implementation of the new Arts Courses in 2022: BSSS Arts Curriculum Fact Sheet

Dance A/T/M and Specialised Dance A/T/M 2022 – 2026 supersedes and replaces the previous Dance A/T/M 2017 - 2021 course.

Students who studied units in Dance A/T/M 2017-2021 may combine units completed prior to 2022 with units from Dance A/T/M or Specialised Dance A/T/M 2022-2026 completed in 2022 to form a course in Dance, Specialised Dance or Studies in Dance, provided there is no significant duplication of content.

Drama A/T/M and Specialised Drama A/T/M 2022 – 2026 supersedes and replaces the previous Drama A/T/M 2017 - 2021 course.

Students who studied units in Drama A/T/M 2017-2021 may combine units completed prior to 2022 with units from Drama A/T/M or Specialised Drama A/T/M 2022-2026 completed in 2022 to form a course in Drama, Specialised Drama or Studies in Drama, provided there is no significant duplication of content.

Media A/T/M/V and Specialised Media A/T/M/V 2022 – 2026 supersedes and replaces the previous Media A/T/M 2017 - 2021 course.

Students who studied units in Media A/T/M 2017-2021 may combine units completed prior to 2022 with units from Media A/T/M/V or Specialised Media A/T/M/V 2022-2026 completed in 2022 to form a course in Media, Specialised Media or Studies in Media, provided there is no significant duplication of content.

Music A/T/M/V and Specialised Music A/T/M/V 2022 – 2026 supersedes and replaces the previous Music A/T/M 2017 - 2021 course.

Students who studied units in Music A/T/M 2017-2021 may combine units completed prior to 2022 with units from Music A/T/M/V or Specialised Music A/T/M/V 2022-2026 completed in 2022 to form a course in Music, Specialised Music or Studies in Music, provided there is no significant duplication of content.

Photography A/T/M and Specialised Photography A/T/M 2022 – 2026 supersedes and replaces the previous Photography A/T/M 2017 - 2021 course.

Students who studied units in Photography A/T/M 2017-2021 may combine units completed prior to 2022 with units from Photography or Specialised Photography 2022-2026 completed in 2022 to form a course in Photography, Specialised Photography or Studies in Photography, provided there is no significant duplication of content.

Visual Arts A/T/M and Specialised Visual Arts A/T/M 2022 – 2026 supersedes and replaces the previous Visual Arts A/T/M 2017 - 2021 course.

Students who studied units in Visual Arts A/T/M 2017-2021 may combine units completed prior to 2022 with units from Visual Arts or Specialised Visual Arts 2022-2026 completed in 2022 to form a course in Visual Arts, Specialised Visual Arts or Studies in Visual Arts, provided there is no significant duplication of content.

Transition Arrangements for Construction Pathways

Construction Pathways A/M/V 2022 – 2026 supersedes and replaces the previous Construction Pathways A/M/V 2012 - 2021 course.

Students who studied units in Construction Pathways A/M/V 2012-2021 may combine units completed prior to 2022 with units from Construction Pathways A/M/V 2022-2026 completed in 2022 to form a course in Construction Pathways, provided there is no significant duplication of content.

Transition Arrangements for Psychology

Psychology A/T 2022 – 2026 supersedes and replaces the previous Psychology A/T/M 2012 - 2021 course.

Students who studied units in Psychology A/T/M 2017-2021 may combine units completed prior to 2022 with units from Psychology A/T 2022-2026 completed in 2022 to form a course in Psychology A/T, provided there is no significant duplication of content. Students who took Psychology M in or before 2021 will be provided with special arrangements in 2022.

There is no longer a course in Behavioural Science for students beginning studies in Psychology or Sociology from 2022.

Transition Arrangements for Sociology

Sociology A/T/M 2022 – 2026 supersedes and replaces the previous Sociology A/T/M 2012 - 2021 course.

Students who studied units in Sociology A/T/M 2017-2021 may combine units completed prior to 2022 with units from Sociology A/T/M 2022-2026 completed in 2022 to form a course in Sociology A/T/M, provided there is no significant duplication of content.

There is no longer a course in Behavioural Science for students beginning studies in Psychology or Sociology from 2022.

Transition Arrangements for Social and Community Work

Social and Community Work A/T/M/V 2022 – 2026 and Early Childhood Studies A/T/M 2022 - 2026 supersedes and replaces the previous Social and Community Work A/M/V 2016 - 2021 course.

Students who studied units in Social and Community Work A/M/V 2016-2021 may combine units completed prior to 2022 with units from Social and Community Work A/T/M/V 2022-2026 or Early Childhood Studies A/T/M 2022-2026 completed in 2022 to form a course in either Social and Community Work A/T/M/V 2022-2026 or Early Childhood Studies A/T/M 2022-2026, provided there is no significant duplication of content.

Transition Arrangements for Tourism and Event Management

Tourism and Event Management A/T/M/V 2022 – 2026 supersedes and replaces the previous Tourism and Event Management A/T/M 2014 - 2021 course.

Students who studied units in Tourism and Event Management A/T/M/V 2014-2021 may combine units completed prior to 2022 with units from Tourism and Event Management A/T/M/V 2022-2026 completed in 2022 to form a course in Tourism and Event Management A/T/M, provided there is no significant duplication of content.

Transition Arrangements for Life, Leisure and Learning

The Life, Leisure and Learning M course will be extended to 2022. Students who begin studying Life, Leisure and Learning in 2022 may not continue it in 2023.

Schools are directed to the wide range of A/T/M/V courses available for alternatives, in particular Connected Learning A/M and Pathways to Work and Learning A/T/M/V.

Transition Arrangements for 2021

Transition Arrangements for Classical Languages Courses

Beginning Classical Languages A/T/M 2021 – 2025 supersedes and replaces the previous Latin Beginning 2015 - 2020 course.

For certification purposes, units already completed by current 2020 Year 11 students from the Beginning Latin 2014 - 2020 course can be included with Beginning Classical Languages A/T/M 2021 – 2025 to form a course.

All unit combinations under the transition arrangements are subject to the condition that there be no significant duplication of content.

Continuing Classical Languages A/T/M 2021 – 2025 supersedes and replaces the previous Latin Continuing 2015 - 2020 course.

For certification purposes, units already completed by current 2020 Year 11 students from the Continuing Latin 2014 - 2020 course can be included with Continuing Classical Languages A/T/M 2021 – 2025 to form a course.

All unit combinations under the transition arrangements are subject to the condition that there be no significant duplication of content.

Transition Arrangements for Connected Learning

Connected Learning A/M 2021 – 2025 supersedes and replaces the previous Connected Learning 2015 - 2020 and Food for Life A/M 2012 - 2020 courses.

For certification purposes, units already completed by current 2020 Year 11 students from the Connected Learning 2015 - 2020 and Food for Life A/M 2012 - 2020 courses can be included with Connected Learning A/M 2021 – 2025 to form a course.

All unit combinations under the transition arrangements are subject to the condition that there be no significant duplication of content.

Transition Arrangements for Hospitality

Hospitality A/T/M/V 2021 – 2025 supersedes and replaces the previous Hospitality A/T/M/V 2015 - 2021 course.

For certification purposes, units already completed by current 2020 Year 11 students from the Hospitality A/T/M/V 2015 - 2021 can be included with Hospitality A/T/M/V 2021 – 2025 to form a course.

All unit combinations under the transition arrangements are subject to the condition that there be no significant duplication of content.

Transition Arrangements for Food Studies

Food Studies A/M 2021 – 2025 supersedes and replaces the previous Food for Life A/M course.

For certification purposes, units already completed by current 2020 Year 11 students from the Food for Life A/M 2012 - 2020 can be included with Food Studies to form a course.

All unit combinations under the transition arrangements are subject to the condition that there be no significant duplication of content.

Transition Arrangements for Food Science and Nutrition

Food Science and Nutrition A/T/M 2021 – 2025 supersedes and replaces the previous Food Science and Management T course.

For certification purposes, units already completed by current 2020 Year 11 students from the Food Science and Management T 2012 - 2020 can be included with the Food Science and Nutrition A/T/M 2021 – 2025 to form a course.

All unit combinations under the transition arrangements are subject to the condition that there be no significant duplication of content.

Transition Arrangements for Global Studies

Global Studies A/T/M 2021 – 2025 supersedes and replaces the previous course.

For certification purposes, units already completed by current 2020 Year 11 students from the Global Studies A/T/M 2013 – 2020 can be included with the Global Studies A/T/M 2021 – 2025 to form a course.

All unit combinations under the transition arrangements are subject to the condition that there be no significant duplication of content.

Transition Arrangements for Religious Studies

Religious Studies A/T/M 2021 – 2025 and World Religions A/T/M 2021 – 2025 supersede and replace the previous course.

For certification purposes, units already completed by current 2020 Year 11 students from the Religious Studies A/T/M 2016 – 2020 can be included with the Religious Studies A/T/M 2021 – 2025 or World Religions A/T/M 2021 – 2025 to form a course.

All unit combinations under the transition arrangements are subject to the condition that there be no significant duplication of content.


Curriculum Fact Sheets

In October 2020, the BSSS published on the website a suite of Curriculum Fact Sheets which provide advice on necessary preparations for the implementation of new Frameworks and Courses in 2021. These can be found through the links below.