Stage 1 | Subject outline | Version control

Geography Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 1.0
For teaching in 2021. Accredited in May 2016 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2017.

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 Geography:

  • Assessment Type 1: Geographical Skills and Applications
  • Assessment Type 2: Fieldwork.

For a 10-credit subject, students should provide evidence of their learning through four assessments, with at least two assessments from Assessment Type 1 and at least one assessment from Assessment Type 2. 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 four assessments from Assessment Type 1 and at least two assessments from Assessment Type 2. Each assessment type should have a weighting of at least 20%.