Trial Exams - Stage 1 & 2 (eResources)

SACE Stage 1 Mid-year and End of Year Trial Exams - Newly written for 2020 

*Please be aware that these trial exams are designed for teacher use ONLY. They are not designed for individual users.

SASTA is pleased to announce the release of its new exams for Stage 1 Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

The 2020 exams have been modified from previous years and now include questions relating to the topics for science understanding, science inquiry skills and science as a human endeavour (SHE). Each exam contains a science inquiry skills question and an extended SHE question designed to prepare students for assessment tasks in Stage 1 and 2 Biology, Chemistry and Physics. These exams are a must-have for all teachers.

  • All new questions ranging from simple to challenging Science as a Human Endeavour (SHE) question in each exam
  • Questions are all contextual and require application of knowledge in preference to simple recall
  • 90 marks per exam (designed for a 90-minute assessment)
  • Comprehensive set of solutions are provided

Save yourself some preparation time this year and purchase all of our fantastic exams in 2020!

Cost: $165.00 (including GST) per exam

Distribution: these items are be delivered as a downloadable file for each available subject. Once payment has been received, the files will be stored in the My Downloads page of the purchaser's user account, where you are able to download each file as needed. Please note that SASTA will not provide paper copies.

Click here ** to purchase 2020 Stage 1 Trial Exams - now available (2019 exams are also still available)

** Once on the product page, click on "More Information" to see the Topics covered in each exam.


SACE Stage 2 Trial Exams 2020 - available in Term 3**!

The SASTA SACE Stage 2 Trial Exams are a 'must have' resource, developed by leading teachers to support SACE Stage 2 Teachers.

This vital resource will familiarise teachers and students with the SACE Stage 2 exam format. Teachers will be able to use the resource for students, stand alone assessment tool or to develop exam preparation skills.

SASTA Trial Exams will be available in the following subject areas, all newly written in 2020:

  • Psychology
  • Biology 
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Nutrition

Cost: $132.00 (including GST) per exam

NB: Exams from previous years are also available. Please email us for more information.

In an effort to reduce student access to these exam papers, they will only be able to be ordered by emailing ( or faxing (8354 0008) a purchase order to SASTA. If your school does not use purchase orders, a simple email detailing your Trial Exam requirements will suffice.

Once your order has been received by the office, an invoice will be generated and emailed to the school for prompt payment. Please be aware that exams will not be distributed until the invoice has been paid in full. Once paid, distribution will occur as outlined below.

Distribution: these items will be delivered as two Word documents for each available subject (exam paper and solutions). Once payment has been received, the files will be emailed to the name of the person who is listed on the purchase order.

Please note that SASTA will not provide paper copies.

**Exams will not be distributed until payment has been received in full.