Wildlife Photographer of the Year Stages 1-3 Syllabus Links

The self-guided activities for Wildlife Photographer of the Year complement NSW Board of Studies syllabuses.

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 © Daniel Beltrá/Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011

Science and Technology:

  • LT ES1.3 Identifies ways in which living things are different and have different needs.
  • LT S1.3 Identifies and describes ways in which living things grow and change.
  • LT S2.3 Identifies and describes the structure and function of living things and ways in which living things interact with other living things and their environment.
  • LT S3.3 Identifies, describes and evaluates the interactions between living things and their effects on the environment.


  • W ES1.8 Engages in writing texts with the intention of conveying an idea or message.
  • W S1.9 Plans, reviews and produces a small range of simple literary and factual texts for a variety of purposes on familiar topics for known readers.
  • W S2.9 Drafts, revises, proofreads and publishes well-structured texts that are more demanding in terms of topic, audience and written language features.
  • W S3.9 Produces a wide range of well-structured and well-presented literary and factual texts for a wide variety of purposes and audiences using increasingly challenging topics, ideas, issues and written language features.

Creative Arts:

  • VA ES1.1 Makes simple pictures and other kinds of artworks about things and experiences.
  • VA ES1.2 Experiments with a range of media in selected forms.
  • VA ES1.4 Communicates their ideas about pictures and other kinds of artworks.
  • VA S1.1 Makes artworks in a particular way about the experiences of real and imaginary things.
  • VA S1.3 Realises what artists do, who they are and what they make.
  • VA S1.4 Begins to interpret the meaning of artworks, acknowledging the role of artists and audience.
  • VA S2.1 Represents the qualities of experiences and things that are interesting or beautiful (something that excites and arouses awe, wonder, fascination and delight) by choosing among aspects of subject matter.
  • VA S2.2 Uses the forms to suggest the qualities of subject matter.
  • VA 2.4 Identifies connections between subject matter in artworks and what they refer to, and appreciates the use of particular techniques.
  • VA S3.1 Investigates subject matter in an attempt to represent likenesses of things in the world.
  • VA S3.3 Acknowledges that audiences respond in different ways to artworks and that there are different opinions about the value of artworks.
  • VA S3.4 Communicates about the ways in which subject matter is represented in artworks.

Ms Helen Wheeler , Education Project Officer
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