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Contact - Stage 1

Monique Langley-Freeman

Education Consultant

+61 8 8115 4720
monique.langley-freeman@sa.gov.au

Contact — Stage 2

Michael Randall

SACE Officer — Curriculum and Assessment

+61 8 8115 4791
michael.randall@sa.gov.au

Stage 1 | Subject outline | version control

English Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 1.0
For teaching in 2021. Accredited in May 2015 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2016

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 English:

  • Assessment Type 1: Responding to Texts
  • Assessment Type 2: Creating Texts
  • Assessment Type 3: Intertextual Study

For a 10-credit subject, students should provide evidence of their learning through four assessments, with at least one assessment from each assessment type. At least one assessment should be an oral or multimodal presentation, and at least one should be in written form. Each assessment type should have a weighting of at least 20%.

For a 20-credit subject, students should provide evidence of their learning through eight assessments, with at least two assessments from each assessment type. At least two assessments should be oral or multimodal presentations, and at least two should be in written form. Each assessment type should have a weighting of at least 20%.