Advanced Humanities (Year 10)

Advanced Humanities (Year 10)

Course Summary

Do you enjoy studying Humanities? Are you capable of studying Humanities at an advanced level? Advanced Humanities replaces the Standard Year 10 Humanities. You will study civics and citizenship, history, geography, economics and business. This subject equips you with the ability to analyse and make meaning of current and past events in the world and the many factors that influence decisions made by society. All students who select Advanced Humanities will need to undertake a test.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Further develop critical thinking skills relevant to civics and citizenship, economic and business, geography and history
  • Develop an action plan related to a sustainability topic
  • Explore the different forms of power and influence
  • Write an expanded response and essay
  • Complete a Gapminder Graphing Assignment

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Approximate Costs

Semester 1

Textbook Hire $30

Learning Area Contact

Humanities Learning Area Leader

Elizabeth Pearce

Standard Humanities (Year 10)

Standard Humanities (Year 10)

Course Summary

Are you interested in understanding how the world in which you live works? Do you want to know how you can participate as an active and informed community member? The study of Humanities provides a framework for you to examine the complex processes that have shaped the modern world and to investigate responses to different challenges. You will develop critical thinking skills through analysing visual and written representations, films and documentaries.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Further develop critical thinking skills relevant to civics and citizenship, economic and business, geography and history
  • Develop an action plan related to a sustainability topic
  • Explore the different forms of power and influence
  • Write an expanded response and essay
  • Complete a Gapminder Graphing Assignment

Classroom Virtual Tour

Click for a virtual tour

Quick Links

Approximate Costs

Learning Area Contact

Humanities Learning Area Leader

Elizabeth Pearce