Approx Cost:
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

Open Entry.  Students taking HSP101 will not be able to take this course due to a clash of Achievement Standards.

Course Outline:

In general, topics cover the causes and consequences of significant historical events. History achievement standards are offered, with students able to achieve 3 internal and 2 external Achievement Standards.

Students will study events from the following topics:

  • Realising the Dream (Civil Rights in the USA).
  • Revenge of the Nazis (Germany after WWI).
  • The Holocaust 1933-1945.
  • Disaster at Home (Events from NZ history).
  • Other topics of significance to New Zealanders.

Students will also complete an independent research assignment from a major world event.

The focus of the Year 11 (Level 1) History is intended for students who have an interest in conflict, politics, cooperation, human rights, sociology, media and broadcasting.  

The other subjects which provide learning which helps History students deepen their understanding of the processes and topics studied in History include Social Studies and Geography.

Where Does It Lead:

NCEA Level 2 and 3 History. University and College of Education. Students considering a career in any field which requires report writing, unbiased opinion, analytical and logical thought will find this subject beneficial.

Careers include: law, journalism, teaching, tourism, public relations, libraries, and government departments.

For further information see:
Miss N Hardaker.