Year 9 Social Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Wensley

Year 9 Social Studies is derived from the Social Sciences learning area of the NZC and aims to enable students to participate in a changing society as informed, confident and responsible citizens. Students’ learning is based around four conceptual strands: Identity, Culture and Organisation, Place and Environment, Continuity and Change, The Economic World. This provides a foundation for the separate Social Science disciplines offered in the senior secondary school.
Topics include:
-Shaping Our Nation
-The Shaky Isles
-Mighty Pacific
-Power to the People!

Recommended Prior Learning

This is a compulsory subject at Year 9



Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths 

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