Subject information

In Stage 1 students study the matter that makes up materials, and the properties, uses, means of production, and reactions of these materials. Students develop investigation skills, and explore the interaction between science and society enabling them to become questioning, reflective, and critical thinkers.

What's new in 2017

Redeveloped Stage 1 Chemistry will be taught for the first time in 2017.

Stage 1 subject code 2017: 1CEM10 or 1CEM20

Credits: 10 or 20

Stage 2 subject code 2017: 2CME20

Credits: 20

Stage 1 Subject Outline 2017 [DOC 245KB]

Stage 2 Subject Outline 2017 [DOC 186KB]

Stage 2 Subject Outline 2018 [DOC 298KB]

Subject change in 2018

2017 is the last year of teaching the current Stage 2 Chemistry.

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