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Legal Studies Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 1.0
For teaching in 2021. Accredited in June 2020 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2021.

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 Legal Studies:

  • Assessment Type 1: Analytical Response
  • Assessment Type 2: Inquiry
  • Assessment Type 3: Presentation

For a 10-credit subject, students should provide evidence of their learning through three assessments. Each assessment type should have a weighting of at least 20%. Students undertake:

  • one assessment for the analytical response
  • one inquiry
  • one presentation.

For a 20-credit subject, students should provide evidence of their learning through five assessments. Each assessment type should have a weighting of at least 20%. Students undertake:

  • at least two assessments for the analytical response
  • at least one inquiry
  • at least one presentation.