SACE

To complete the SACE, students must achieve 200 SACE credits across Stage 1 (Year 11) and Stage 2 (Year 12), including 50 credits for successful completion of 5 compulsory SACE subjects and 60 credits for successful completion of 3 Stage 2 20 credit subjects or VET equivalent. Students are able to gain 10 credits for successful completion of a semester’s work.

Compulsory SACE Subjects

Personal Learning Plan - All students complete the 10 credit Personal Learning Plan (PLP). At Murray Bridge High School students study the PLP in Year 10.

Literacy - All students complete 20 credits of an English subject at Stage 1 and achieve a C grade or better.

Numeracy - All students complete 10 credits of a Mathematics subject at Stage 1 and achieve a C grade or better.

Research Project - All students complete a 10 credit Research Project at a C- grade or better. At Murray Bridge High School students undertake the Research Project in Year 11.  Students can choose either Research Project A or Research Project B.

Assessment

Stage 1 subjects in the SACE will be assessed by the school and moderated internally or externally.

All Stage 2 subjects will have a 30% external assessment component which will be done through assessment tasks such as exams, performances or investigations.  Stage 2 subjects will be externally moderated to ensure that standards are maintained across the State.

All subjects in Stage 1 will have A-E grades and Stage 2 A+ to E- grades to show levels of achievement.

Please contact the school or the SACE Board (www.sace.sa.edu.au) for further information regarding the South Australian Certificate of Education.

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