The Record of School Achievement (RoSA) is an Australian qualification issued by the New South Wales Education Standards Authority in New South Wales. It is provided to students who complete Year 10 but who leave school before achieving the Higher School Certificate.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. The population of 25 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.
The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) is the state government education board in New South Wales, Australia. It was formed on 1 January 2017 replacing the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards.
The Higher School Certificate (HSC) is the credential awarded to secondary school students who successfully complete senior high school level studies in New South Wales, Australia. It was first introduced in 1967, with the last major revision coming into effect in 2001. It is currently developed and managed by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA).
Features of the Record of School Achievement include:
The RoSA replaces the School Certificate, which was awarded for the last time in 2011.
The School Certificate was a qualification issued by the Board of Studies, New South Wales, typically at the end of Year 10. The successful completion of the School Certificate was a requirement for completion of the Higher School Certificate. The School Certificate was issued for the last time in 2011. It has been replaced with the RoSA
Sydney Boys High School, abbreviated as SBHS and colloquially called "Sydney Boys" or "High", is an academically selective public high school for boys located at Moore Park, New South Wales, a suburb within the City of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Board of Studies was the state government education board in New South Wales, Australia from 1990 to 2013. It provided educational leadership by developing the curriculum from Kindergarten to Year 12 and awarding the secondary school credentials Record of School Achievement and Higher School Certificate.
Ulladulla is a coastal town in New South Wales, Australia in the City of Shoalhaven local government area. It is on the Princes Highway about 230 kilometres (140 mi) south of Sydney, half way between Batemans Bay to the south and Nowra to the north. Ulladulla has close links with the nearby historic settlement of Milton and many services are shared between these towns.
Redlands, formerly SCECGS Redlands, is an independent, co-educational, day school, located in Cremorne, New South Wales, Australia.
The Universities Admission Index (UAI) was used in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, Australia, as the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs. It was a number between 0 and 100, occurring in increments of 0.05 and indicating the rounded percentile rank of a student who undertook the Higher School Certificate or ACT Year 12 Certificate with a valid quantity and combination of units of study. It was replaced in N.S.W with the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) in 2009.
Merewether High School is a co-educational, academically selective high school for students from Years 7-12. Located in the suburb of Broadmeadow in the city of Newcastle, New South Wales, it is the only academically selective school in the Lower Hunter Region.
Smith's Hill High School is the only academically selective school in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. The school is co-educational, and situated in central Wollongong. Its close proximity to the beach, Wollongong CBD, the University of Wollongong, the Illawarra Institute of Technology, Wollongong Entertainment Centre, Illawarra Performing Arts Centre and Beaton Park sporting complex allows it to provide a balanced curriculum in terms of academic pursuits, cultural and sporting experiences. The curriculum is supplemented by relevant excursions and extra-curricular activities which include camps and national competitions of an academic nature. Students are expected to participate in sport and are encouraged to pursue their strengths in all fields of endeavour. Students who choose to attend the school do so from an area which stretches from the southern suburbs of Sydney to Bateman's Bay in the south. All students are encouraged to: become independent learners; make choices concerning their own learning paths; and to extend themselves through involvement in extra-curricular activities.
Lambton High School is a co-educational, comprehensive, day school for students from Years 7-12 in the suburb of Lambton in Newcastle, New South Wales operated by the New South Wales Department of Education and Training. It was founded in 1974 and its current Principal is Mr Gary Bennett.
St Paul's Grammar School established in 1983, is an independent, coeducational school for students from Pre Kindergarten to Year 12. The school is situated in Cranebrook, an hour's drive west of the central business district of Sydney, New South Wales.
Sydney Girls High School, is an academically selective public high school for girls located at Moore Park, in Sydney, NSW.
Armidale High School is a co-educational, public secondary school, located in Armidale, a university and cathedral city in northern New South Wales, Australia.
Taree High School, also known as THS, is a secondary, public, co-educational, comprehensive day school in Taree, a regional centre of the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia.
Maitland High School (MHS) is situated in Maitland, New South Wales, Australia on High Street. Established in 1884 and operated by the New South Wales Department of Education and Training, the school currently caters for approximately 800 students from Years 7 to 12, and is situated near its sister school, Maitland Grossmann High School.
Maitland Grossmann High School (MGHS) is situated in East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia on Cumberland St, adjacent to the old Maitland Gaol. Established in 1884, the school was originally Maitland Girls' High School, but collaborated with Maitland Boys High, and now both schools are co-educational. Maitland Grossmann excels in many areas of study, and is one of the most successful schools in the Hunter Region. The school has a reputation in the Maitland community in the following areas: academic achievement; quality creative and performing arts; excellence in sport; caring student welfare; and highly effective behaviour management strategies.
Bradfield Senior College is a senior high school specialising in the creative industries and is one of seven colleges comprising Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE NSW. It is located in the suburb of St Leonards, New South Wales, on the Lower North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
St Marys Senior High School is an academically comprehensive senior high school. It is a post-compulsory, public, co-educational, senior high school, located in St Marys, a Western Suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW (BOSTES) was the state government education board in New South Wales, Australia. It was formed on 1 January 2014 following the amalgamation of the Board of Studies and the NSW Institute of Teachers, and replaced on 1 January 2017 by the NSW Education Standards Authority.