Year 10 Social Studies

SOS010
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
Anzacs

Term 2
Nation Creation
Enterprise Studies

Term 3
Market Day
Governments
Terrorism

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

Learning Areas:

Year 10, Year 10 Te Reo Māori Option, Social Sciences - Tikanga ā Iwi



Pathway

NCEA L1 Accounting, NCEA L1 Classical Studies, NCEA L1 Economics and Business Studies, NCEA L1 Geography, NCEA L1 History