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Classical Studies

Adjusted Study Design for 2020 only

Teachers should note that they should only access the 2020 Adjusted Study Design. Deletions are in red coloured text and strike through while changes are in blue coloured text and highlighted. It is imperative that the revised 2020 Adjusted Study Design is used for the remainder of 2020.

Examinations will be based on the key knowledge and skills contained in the 2020 Adjusted Study Design. The 2020 Adjusted Study Design includes adjustments to the key knowledge and skills and the scope of the assessment. Teachers can be assured that students will only be externally assessed on the content in the 2020 Adjusted Study Design.

Adjusted Study Design for 2020 only
VCE Classical Studies Study Design

Details on the adjustments to the areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Classical Studies Units 1-4 for 2020 only.

2020 and 2021 Classical Works list
The 2020 Classical Works List will be extended by 12 months and be the approved Classical Works List for study in 2020 and 2021.

VCAA principles and procedures for prescribed VCE lists (June 2020)

Frequently asked questions for 2020 Adjusted Study Design
Frequently asked questions raised during the VCE adjusted study design webinar for VCE Classical Studies.

School-based Assessment

View VCE Classical Studies School-based Assessment report.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Classical Studies examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.

Study Design - Accreditation period 2019–2024

The accreditation period has been extended until 31 December 2024. Do not use in 2020 refer to the Adjusted Study Design for 2020 at the top of this webpage. 

VCE Classical Studies Study Design 

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Classical Studies Units 1-4: 2019-2024.

Curriculum Manager

Gerard Martin
Curriculum Manager - History/Civics
tel: + 61 3 9059 5153
email: Gerard.Martin@education.vic.gov.au

Curriculum Managers lead, manage and support the production, review and development of senior secondary curriculum and assessment materials. They also provide policy advice and implementation support for Foundation to Year 12 curriculum and assessment.