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Performance and Languages oral examinations and the Extended Investigation oral presentation

The following studies have external assessments with a performance, oral component or oral presentation:

  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Extended Investigation
  • Music Investigation
  • Music Performance
  • Theatre Studies
  • VCE Languages examination: oral component (except Classical Greek, Classical Hebrew, and Indigenous Languages of Victoria: Revival and Reclamation, and Latin)
  • VET Dance
  • VET Music.

The assessment period for these assessments begins on the first day of Term 4. The specific dates, times and venues for individual student assessments are reported to schools through VASS . Schools must notify their students of the time and location of their performance/oral examinations or oral presentation. In some cases students in regional and rural areas will be required to attend venues in Melbourne.

Each student presenting for a performance or Languages oral examination or the Extended Investigation oral presentation must be issued with an individual examination advice slip with the date, time and location of their assessment.

The examination advice slip, along with additional examination-specific information, as outlined in the following table, is available through VASS and should only be printed after the release date for the October–November examination period.

 

Performance and Languages oral examination, Extended Investigation oral presentation: VASS reports or downloads

Study VASS report or download(s) required

Dance

Examination advice slip
Student information booklet
Statement of Expressive Intention (components 1 and 2)

Drama

Examination advice slip
Student information booklet
Statement of Intention

Extended Investigation

Examination advice slip
Student information booklet

Music Investigation

Examination advice slip
Student information booklet
Performance program sheet/focus statement (solo or group)

Music Performance

Examination advice slip
Student information booklet
Performance program sheet (solo or group)

Theatre Studies

Examination advice slip
Student information booklet
Framing statement form

VCE First Language

Examination advice slip
Student information booklet

VCE Second Language

Examination advice slip
Student information booklet

VCE Second Language Advanced

Examination advice slip
Student information booklet

VET Dance

Examination advice slip
Student information booklet
Performance program sheet/Industry statement (components 1 and 2)

VET Music

Examination advice slip
Student information booklet
Performance program sheet
Industry statement

 

Student identification requirements

Students undertaking a performance examination, Languages oral examination or Extended Investigation oral presentation during the October-November examination period are required to provide personal identification prior to entering the examination room.

The personal identification must consist of a clear photograph of the student and their full name. Most existing student identification cards or personal documents, for example a school ID card, public transport ID card, passport or driver’s licence are sufficient.

Students should not wear school uniform to their assessment.

Students undertaking the oral component of a VCE Languages examination will be required to identify themselves by stating their student number in English.

 

Examination advice slip

Two copies of the examination advice slip must be presented to a venue coordinator on arrival at the assessment venue. One copy will be retained by the venue coordinator; the other will be presented to the assessors by students prior to the commencement their assessment.