Stage 2 | Subject outline | Version control

Modern History Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 2.0 - For teaching in 2022.
Accredited in July 2017 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 Modern History:

School assessment (70%)

  • Assessment Type 1: Historical Skills (50%)
  • Assessment Type 2: Historical Study (20%)

External assessment (30%)

  • Assessment Type 3: Examination (30%)

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

  • five historical skills assessments 
  • one historical study
  • one examination.