Stage 1 | Subject outline | Version control

Spiritualities, Religion, and Meaning Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 1.0
Accredited in June 2021 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2022.  Editorial changes may be made during the implementation process.
Stage 1 Religion Studies will be taught for the last time in 2022.

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 Spiritualities, Religion, and Meaning:

  • Assessment Type 1: Representations
  • Assessment Type 2: Connections
  • Assessment Type 3: Issues investigation.

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

  • one or two representations tasks
  • one connections task
  • one issues investigation.

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

  • three representations tasks
  • one or two connections task(s)
  • one issues investigation.