Year 10 Social Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Batty

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 curriculum 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 Sciences, Geography, History, Economics, Accounting, and Classical Studies. Our Year 10 topics include:

• Government

• Landscapes and Environmental Issues

• Treaties

• Human Rights

• Business Enterprise

• Ancient History

Course Overview

Term 1
Landscapes and Environmental Issues
Ancients Alive

Term 2
Nation Creation
Enterprise Studies

Term 3
Market Day

Term 4
Human Rights
Teacher-Student Choice - in 2020 this included collaborative learning across learning areas