In NSW high schools, languages is a key learning area.
Language study allows students to develop communication skills, learn about languages as systems and explore the relationship between language and culture. Students engage with the linguistic and cultural diversity of societies and reflect on their understanding of social interactions.
The study of a language is compulsory for 100 hours in one continuous school year from Year 7 to Year 10, but preferably in Years 7 or 8.
In Years 11 and 12, NSW schools offer a wide variety of languages, catering for beginning students to background speakers.
Wiradjuri people are traditional owners of the land on which we work and live. Indigenous peoples have continuing connection to the land, water and community. We respect and honour First People Elders past, present and future.
Always was, always will be Aboriginal Land.
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