Stage 2 | Assessment Type 2: Inquiry

Stage 2
Assessment Type 2: Inquiry

School assessment Weighting: 20%

The Legal Studies inquiry is assessed by the school and moderated at Stage 2. Teachers select moderation samples and submit materials online by mid-November (Round B).

Students undertake one inquiry.

In this assessment type, students develop their literacy, communication, and investigation skills. They have an opportunity to demonstrate their civic literacy skills through the study of a contemporary issue related to an aspect or aspects of this subject. 

The report should be a maximum of 1500 words if written or a maximum of 10 minutes for an oral presentation, or the equivalent in multimodal form.

Student work should be their own. See Supervision and verification of student work.

Assessment tasks