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Assessing and Reporting Student Achievement

Assessing and Reporting Student Achievement

What assessment methods are used for the award or documentation issued to Year 10 students in each state or territory?
How is this assessment reported?
Who is the certifying authority at the completion of Year 10 in each state?
What is the award or documentation that is issued on completion of Year 10 by the certification body in each state or Territory?
What must students do to be eligible for the award or documentation issued on completion of Year 10 in each state or Territory?

What assessment methods are used for the award or documentation issued to Year 10 students in Western Australia?

Student achievement at lower school level in Western Australia (including Year 10) is measured by internal (i.e. school-based) assessments: there is no external assessment component at this level.

How is this assessment reported?

Student achievement in Years 8-10 is reported by the schools, and may be reported (at the discretion of the system/sectors) as grades, as levels, or as a combination of the two.

Students who complete VET units of competency as part of their school program in Years 8-10 may also have these units recorded on the statements of results issued by the Curriculum Council at the end of Year 11 and Year 12.

Who is the certifying authority at the completion of Year 10 in Western Australia?

There is no certificate issued at the completion of Year 10 in Western Australia.

What is the award or documentation that is issued on completion of Year 10 by the certification body in Western Australia?

There is no award issued on completion of Year 10 in Western Australia: any documentation is provided by the schools.

What must students do to be eligible for the award or documentation issued on completion of Year 10 in Western Australia?

This is not applicable in Western Australia - there is no award issued on completion of Year 10.

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