Teacher in Charge: Mrs V. HaysRequired Prior Learning
Entry is open, but subject to approval by the HOD. This course is not available to students choosing to study either Geography or History at L1; it is an alternative to those subjects.
This course provides students with an introduction to the Social Sciences. Students will study a selection of concepts and skills taken from Geography, History, Senior Social Studies and Sociology.
Topics will include: The Springbok Tour 1981 (History), Sustainable use of environments -Waitomo field trip (Geography), Social Justice and Human Rights in New Zealand (Homelessness) and Social Processes in Society (Sociology).
This course will be assessed to a selection of Achievement and Unit Standards taken from Geography, History, Senior Social Studies and Sociology.
Assessment will focus on internally assessed standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 15 credits at L1.