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. 


Level 1 Accounting, Level 1 Business Studies, Level 1 Classical Studies, Level 1 Economics, Level 1 Geography, Level 1 History

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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

Recommended Prior Learning

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

Pathway Tags

Lawyer, Curator, Journalist, Planner, District council, Nurse, Doctor, Historian, Environmental Officer, Primary Industries, Teacher, Politician, Researcher, Policy maker, Flight attendant, Administration, Environment, Public Relations Manager, Trades, Armed Forces, Broadcaster, Reporter, Librarian, Communications, Public Health, Social Worker, Retail Personal, Author.

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