Year 9 Social Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Grage

The Social Sciences learning area is about how societies work and how people can participate as critical active, informed and responsible citizens. (The New Zealand Curriculum 2007).

Our junior course is based on the study of the four key strands of the Social Sciences: Identity Culture and Organisation, Continuity and Change, Economic World, Place, and Environment. 

These strands are examined through a series of study topics based on the key subject areas of the Social Studies:

 Geography, History, Economics, Accounting, and Classical Studies.

Our Year 9 topics include:

  • Pacific Islands
  • Money and Inequalities
  • Mighty Marlborough
  • Migration