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Humanities

What is History and Geography?
 
The course aims to offer students a range
of opportunities to experience the world in which they live. Students are encouraged to consider their contribution to sustainable futures, whilst engaging  in real life learning. This course assists students to develop thinking skills, appreciation of other cultures, empathy and connection to the local community.
 
Course Content
 
During Year 7 and 8 students study:
Year 7
Term 1: Ancient Civilisations
Term 2: Ancient China
Term 3: Water in the World
Term 4: Place and Liveability
Year 8
Term 1: Black Death
Term 2 Vikings
Term 3: Australian Landscapes
Term 4: Changing Nations
 
Special features
 
Students are offered opportunities to help others through fundraising activities “Water for Worlds”
Guest Speakers
Optiminds
 
Excursions
 
Australian Landforms – field study of local environment.
 
Lyndel Zagami
Head of Department
Larrisa Costa ​​Lee Christie Kate Watson
Alexandra Nockles ​Su Below Mel Collier
Sandra Farrugia C​heryl Dwyer​