Stage 2 | Subject outline | Version control

Geography Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 1.0
For teaching in 2021. Accredited in May 2016 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2018.

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 Geography.

School assessment (70%)

  • Assessment Type 1: Geographical Skills and Applications (40%)
  • Assessment Type 2: Fieldwork Report (30%)

External assessment (30%)

  • Assessment Type 3: Examination.

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

  • four geographical skills and applications tasks
  • one fieldwork report
  • an examination.