Stage 1 | Subject outline | Version control

Geography Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024.
Accredited in May 2016 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2017.

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Learning requirements

Learning requirements

The learning requirements summarise the key knowledge, skills and understandings that students are expected to develop and demonstrate through their learning in Stage 1 Geography.

In this subject, students are expected to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of geographical concepts of place, space, environment, interconnection, sustainability, scale, and change
  2. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the nature and complexity of the interdependence of human and physical environments
  3. use geographical and fieldwork skills, including use of spatial technologies, to examine geographical features
  4. analyse information to determine management strategies and make recommendations for improvements to human and physical environments
  5. examine geographical implications of a contemporary local and/or global issue
  6. communicate geographical information and ideas, using subject-specific terminology and visual representations.