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Legal Studies Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 1.0
For teaching in Australian and SACE International schools from January 2021 to December 2021.
For teaching in SACE International schools only from May/June 2021 to March 2022. Accredited in June 2020 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2021.
Accredited in June 2020 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2021.

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 Legal Studies.

School assessment (70%)

  • Assessment Type 1: Folio (40%)
  • Assessment Type 2: Inquiry (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 folio tasks
  • one inquiry
  • one examination.