Navigating the NESA website to find past papers can be a major pain, so here’s a quick and easy list of HSC English Past Papers for Standard, Advanced and Extension 1 English!
Not all of the years have marking guidelines unfortunately, and some of the older papers include questions on topics/content no longer covered, but they’re still useful.
Going over past questions can help you figure out what kind of questions you may be asked in the HSC and how to deconstruct them!
HSC English Standard and Advanced Paper 1
HSC Standard English Paper 2
HSC Advanced English Paper 2
HSC English Extension 1 Paper
Maddison Leach completed her HSC in 2014, achieving an ATAR of 98.00 and Band 6 in all her subjects. Having tutored privately for two years before joining Art of Smart, she enjoys helping students through the academic and other aspects of school life, even though it sometimes makes her feel old. Maddison has had a passion for writing since her early teens, having had several short stories published before joining the world of blogging. She’s currently studying a Bachelor of Design at the University of Technology Sydney and spends most of her time trying not to get caught sketching people on trains.