Stage 2 | Subject Outline | Version control

English Literary Studies Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 1.0
For teaching in 2021. Accredited in May 2015 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2017.

Stage 2 | Subject outline | Evidence of learning

Evidence of learning

All Stage 2 subjects have a school assessment component and an external assessment component.

The following assessment types enable students to demonstrate their learning in Stage 2 English Literary Studies:

School assessment (70%)

  • Assessment Type 1: Responding to Texts (50%)
  • Assessment Type 2: Creating Texts (20%)

External assessment (30%)

  • Assessment Type 3: Text Study:
    • Part A: Comparative Text Study (15%)
    • Part B: Critical Reading (15%)

Students provide evidence of their learning through up to nine assessments, including the external assessment component. Students complete:

  • up to five responses to texts
  • two created texts
  • two tasks for the text study (one comparative text study and one critical reading).