Stage 2 | Subject outline | Version control

Community Connections Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 1.0
For teaching in 2022. Accredited in June 2021. This subject replaces Stage 2 Community Studies B.
Editorial changes may be made during the implementation process.

Stage 2 | Subject outline | Performance standards

Performance standards

Stage 2 performance standards for Community Connections  can be viewed below. You can also download in Word format [DOC 33KB].

To learn more about what performance standards are, how they are used, and other general information, see performance standards and grades.

  Knowledge and Understanding Application and Connection Reflection and Consideration
A

Comprehensive development of specific knowledge and insightful understanding of concepts related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Proficient development of specific skills related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Demonstration of well‑considered connections between the community application activity, a range of subject‑specific knowledge and skills, and one or more chosen capabilities.

Demonstration of focused planning, organisation, and development of clear strategies to undertake the community application activity.

Perceptive connection of the benefits and future possibilities of the community application activity to the community and themselves.

Critical reflection on the development of knowledge, concepts, skills and new understandings related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Critical reflection on the development of planning, organisational, problem solving and decision‑making skills through their community application activity.

Insightful consideration of the development of one or more SACE capabilities using evidence of actions taken.

B

Thorough development of specific knowledge and sound understanding of some concepts related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Mostly proficient development of some specific skills related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Demonstration of clear connections between the community application activity, subject‑specific knowledge and skills, and one or more chosen capabilities.

Demonstration of thoughtful planning, and organisation to undertake the community application activity.

Thoughtful connection of the benefits and future possibilities of the community application activity to the community and themselves.

Thoughtful reflection on the development of knowledge, concepts, skills and new understandings related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Thoughtful reflection on the development of planning, organisational, problem solving and decision‑making skills through their community application activity.

Thoughtful consideration of the development of one or more SACE capabilities using evidence of actions taken.

C

Development of some specific knowledge and one or more concepts related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Development of one or more skills related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Demonstration of some clear connections between the community application activity, subject‑specific knowledge and skills, and one or more chosen capabilities.

Demonstration of some planning, and organisation to undertake the community application activity.

Some connection of the benefits and future possibilities of the community application activity to the community and themselves.

Considered reflection on the development of some knowledge, concepts, skills and new understandings related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Considered reflection on the development of planning, organisational, problem solving and decision‑making skills through their community application activity
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Some consideration of the development of one or more SACE capabilities using evidence of actions taken.

D

Development of some basic knowledge and basic understanding of one or more concepts related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Some development of a specific skill related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject

Some demonstration of basic connections between the community application activity, some subject‑specific knowledge and skills, and one or more chosen capabilities.

Some demonstration of basic planning, and organisation to undertake the community application activity.

Basic connection of the benefits and future possibilities of the community application activity to the community and/or themselves

Basic description of the development of some knowledge, concepts, skills and/or new understandings related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Some reflection on the development of basic planning, organisational, problem solving and decision‑making skills through their community application activity.

Basic consideration of the development of one or more SACE capabilities using some evidence of actions taken.

E

Limited development of some knowledge and a concept related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Limited development of a skill related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Limited demonstration of connections between the community application activity, subject‑specific knowledge and skills, and one or more chosen capabilities.

Limited demonstration of planning, and organisation to undertake the community application activity.

Attempted connection of a benefit and future possibility of the community application activity to the community and/or themselves

Limited description of the development of knowledge, and/or concepts, skills and/or new understandings related to the selected SACE Stage 2 subject.

Some recount on the development of planning, organisational, problem solving and decision‑making skills through their community application activity.

Limited consideration of the development of one or more SACE capabilities using limited evidence of actions taken.