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Year 11 and 12 Social and Community Studies

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​Pre-requisites

N/A

Co-requisites

N/A 

Subject Description

Social and Community Studies fosters personal development and social skills which lead to self-reliance, self-management and concern for others. 

It cultivates appreciation of, and respect for, cultural diversity and encourages responsible attitudes and behaviours required for effective participation in the community and for thinking critically, creatively and constructively about their futures.

Weekly workload in hours

4+ hours

Structure

​Unit 1
Unit 2​ Unit 3​ Unit 4​

The world of work

Money Management

Gender and identity

Health: Recreation and leisure
Legally, it could be you

Assessment

For Social and Community Studies, assessment from Units 3 and 4 is used to determine the student’s exit result, and consists of four instruments from at least three different assessment techniques, including: 

  • one project or investigation 
  • one examination 
  • no more than two assessments from each technique

Summative assessment

​Project
Investigation​
​Extended response
Examination
​A response to a single task, situation and/or scenario.
​A response that includes locating and using information beyond students’ own knowledge and the data they have been given.A technique that assesses the interpretation, analysis/examination and/or evaluation of ideas and information in provided stimulus materials.
A response that answers a number of provided questions, scenarios and/or problems.









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Last reviewed 29 June 2020
Last updated 29 June 2020