Subject information

Students develop skills in investigation design, practical techniques, communication, analysis and evaluation of information, and obtain knowledge and understanding relevant to primary industries.

They investigate issues through topics related to animals, plants, fungi, microorganisms, soils, climate, water, and technology in a local, national, and/or global context. Students investigate topics and issues related to politics and economics as well as science to develop their knowledge and understanding.

Subject code: 2AHC20

Credits: 20

Stage 2 Subject Outline 2017 [DOC 207KB]

Stage 2 Agricultural Production 2018 [DOC 260KB]

Stage 2 Agricultural Systems 2018 [DOC 248KB]

Subject change in 2018

2017 is the last year of teaching the current Agricultural and Horticultural Science.

Stage 2 Agricultural Production and Stage 2 Agricultural Systems will be taught for the first time in 2018.

Changes to moderation sample selection

From 2017, the SACE Board will no longer select Stage 2 moderation samples for school assessed materials. Teachers will select the moderation sample.

Read more about moderation sample selection, including FAQs and an instructional video.

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Robyn Pillans
SACE Officer – Curriculum and Assessment
Phone: +61 8 8372 7480