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Ancient Studies Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 2.0 - For teaching in 2022.
Accredited in May 2016 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2017.

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Learning requirements

Learning requirements

The learning requirements summarise the knowledge, skills, and understanding that students are expected to develop and demonstrate through learning in Stage 1 Ancient Studies.

In this subject, students are expected to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the nature of historical and/or archaeological evidence
  2. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of texts, artefacts, ideas, events, and/or people
  3. understand life in the ancient world, including beliefs, attitudes, and/or values
  4. apply inquiry skills to analyse and evaluate sources and perspectives, and synthesise evidence
  5. research and understand the ideas and innovations that emerged from the ancient world, and consider their influence
  6. communicate ideas and arguments, using subject-specific language.