Stage 1 | Subject outline | version control

Drama Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 2.0 - For teaching in 2022.
Accredited in June 2019 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2020. 

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Evidence of learning

Evidence of learning

Assessment at Stage 1 is school based.

The following assessment types enable students to demonstrate their learning in Stage 1 Drama: 

  • Assessment Type 1: Performance  
  • Assessment Type 2: Responding to Drama 
  • Assessment Type 3: Creative Synthesis. 

For a 10-credit subject, students provide evidence of their learning through three assessments: 

  • one performance task 
  • one responding to drama task 
  • one creative synthesis task. 

Each assessment type should have a weighting of between 20% and 50%. 

For a 20-credit subject, students provide evidence of their learning through five assessments: 

  • two performance tasks 
  • two responding to drama tasks 
  • one creative synthesis task. 

Each assessment type should have a weighting of between 20% and 50%.