Subject information

Students explore the period of childhood from conception to eight years, and issues related to the growth, health and well-being of children.

They examine the diverse range of values and beliefs about childhood and the care of children, the nature of contemporary families and the changing roles of children in a contemporary consumer society. 

Stage 1 subject code: 1CSD10 or 1CSD20

Credits: 10 or 20

Stage 2 subject code: 2CSD10 or 2CSD20

Credits: 10 or 20

Subject Outline 2018 [DOC 178KB]


Changes to moderation sample selection

The SACE Board no longer selects Stage 2 moderation samples for school assessed materials. Teachers are responsible for selecting the moderation sample.

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

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Nicole Leary
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