Year 10 Social Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss H. Knights

Our dynamic two year junior programme aims to enable students to participate in a challenging society as informed, confident and responsible citizens. Students will study topics drawn from the four conceptual strands from the New Zealand Curriculum:

• Identity, culture and organisation

• Place and environment

• Continuity and change

• The economic world

• The economic world

Students complete a full social inquiry as a process for examining social issues, ideas, and themes. Here at HVHS the social inquiry in Year 10 is based around a controversial issue. 

Recommended Prior Learning

Learning based on the level 1–3 social studies achievement objectives.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

As a BYOD school is it recommended that students have their own device, along with a 1B5 exercise book.