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11 03, 2020

Past Papers

By |2020-03-11T15:31:51+10:00March 11th, 2020|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Questions, Study Tips, writing|Comments Off on Past Papers

Everyone knows one of the best ways to study for the HSC is to do past papers. It helps develop your recall of information, forces you to practice writing answers, think about examples and helps identify places of weakness. How do you do past papers? The best way to do past papers is to mimic [...]

9 03, 2020

Sample Answer Marking Rubric Analysis

By |2020-03-10T13:58:56+10:00March 9th, 2020|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Questions, Sports Medicine, Study Tips, What role do preventative actions play in enhancing the wellbeing of the athlete?|Comments Off on Sample Answer Marking Rubric Analysis

This marking rubric refers to the 4 dot points above the extended response questions: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the health and physical activity concepts relevant to questions Ie correct interpretation of the question by doing what the directive term states (compare, analyse, describe etc) and using the correct syllabus content. Apply the skills of [...]

12 02, 2020

Spaced Repetition

By |2020-02-12T06:11:57+10:00February 12th, 2020|Articles, Study Tips|Comments Off on Spaced Repetition

Spaced repetition is a study method used to put information you studied into your long-term memory. Your HSC year goes for just over a year and you will be tested multiple times on your knowledge of content as you learn it each term. Spreading out your study and using the method "spaced repetition" will make [...]

6 02, 2020

Study Groups

By |2020-02-04T18:57:37+10:00February 6th, 2020|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on Study Groups

Study groups are possibly the most under-utilised (not-used), yet one of the most beneficial study methods available. Studying with someone has many benefits, and a study group can help you be more time efficient with your study and motivate you to complete more study. Time efficient study groups Study groups help you to be more [...]

21 01, 2020

Study Effectively

By |2020-01-21T15:47:33+10:00January 21st, 2020|Articles, Study Tips, Summary, writing|Comments Off on Study Effectively

So many people study for hours and don't get results from it because they don't study effectively. Effective studying is learnt, and many people didn't bother learning it during their junior years at school. So here is How you can decrease your study time while also increasing your results. Engage your brain to study effectively [...]

15 10, 2019

Study Tips for Success in HSC PDHPE

By |2019-10-15T05:29:05+10:00October 15th, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Questions, Study Tips, Summary, writing|Comments Off on Study Tips for Success in HSC PDHPE

There is plenty of information out there providing study tips for success in HSC PDHPE. This post reviews the advice from Isabella Khoudair, who came first in HSC PDHPE, 2014. Study Tip 1 - GOAL! Isabella says is that she really wanted to do Physiotherapy. This is our first study tip for success in HSC [...]

8 10, 2019

I don’t think you know what study is

By |2019-10-07T04:36:56+10:00October 8th, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on I don’t think you know what study is

This may not sound right to you, but I can guarantee that most of you are not studying, even when you think you are! Many people think that they are studying when in fact they are stuck in shallow thinking and will rarely learn anything in any great depth. This is because very few of [...]

7 10, 2019

Marking Rubric

By |2019-10-07T03:53:30+10:00October 7th, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Improving Performance, Questions, Study Tips, What ethical issues are related to improving performance?|Comments Off on Marking Rubric

The HSC PDHPE marking rubric refers to the 4 dot points above the extended response questions: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the health and physical activity concepts relevant to questions This criteria basically means that you show the correct interpretation of the question by doing what the directive term states (compare, analyse, describe) while using [...]

1 09, 2019

How to write HSC PDHPE Summaries

By |2019-08-29T21:24:22+10:00September 1st, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips, Summary|Comments Off on How to write HSC PDHPE Summaries

Often I have students come to me unsure how to write HSC PDHPE summaries. They are confused about what to put in, what is essential and what is not? They are also unsure of how to structure the summary. This article aims to help you write your PDHPE summaries that are useful and help you [...]