Study Tips

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?|0 Comments

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 [...]

30 08, 2019

Mind Maps

By |2019-08-29T21:10:37+10:00August 30th, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips, Summary|0 Comments

Mind maps are a great study tool and come highly recommended for HSC PDHPE. I used them throughout my HSC and also through all my University study (8 years). I find them especially helpful when preparing for exams. Mind maps allow frequent revision and help to make connections between information. But the greatest benefit of [...]

6 08, 2019


By |2019-08-06T11:19:38+10:00August 6th, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips, Summary|0 Comments

Flashcards have been used as a study tool for centuries and provide great results in memorising content, but this is not all they are good for. They are usually used to develop vocabulary when learning a new language or seeking to expand our understanding in a current language. So, how do flashcards work and how [...]

30 07, 2019

Study with a Plan

By |2019-07-29T13:03:58+10:00July 30th, 2019|Articles, Flashcards, HSC PDHPE, Questions, Study Tips|Comments Off on Study with a Plan

As you prepare for your HSC PDHPE exam I want to encourage you to make sure you study with a plan. What I mean, is that you plan out your study 2 weeks ahead and that you have a plan for each session of study that you do. First, your plan for the weeks ahead. [...]

29 07, 2019

Improve your writing

By |2019-07-29T12:43:58+10:00July 29th, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips, writing|0 Comments

In HSC PDHPE it is vital that you ensure your extended, and even the longer short answer responses are well written and address the question. This article provides a couple of tips to help you improve your writing in exams. Firstly, you should make sure you get straight into the answer. There is no need [...]

23 05, 2019

How to Create a Study Schedule

By |2019-05-23T15:13:09+10:00May 23rd, 2019|Articles, Study Tips|Comments Off on How to Create a Study Schedule

Study schedules are often recommended to HSC PDHPE students, but few are taught how to create a study schedule. It is not good enough to create a study schedule that just has you studying 24/7 with no sleep, no fun, no exercise and no family or friends. A study schedule needs to be created well, [...]