Years 11 – 12 (Stage 6)
Ancient History encourages students to examine a variety of archaeological and written evidence and formulate opinions based on their investigations. Students have the opportunity to inquire into Ancient Societies, Events, Groups and Personalities drawn from a wide range of case studies, civilisations and time periods.
Through the study of Business Studies students will be able to more effectively and responsibly participate in the decision making processes of running a business. They will develop skills, which will enhance their understanding of the dynamic nature of business and the global world within which it operates.
Economics allows students to understand and appreciate the structures, institutions and processes of economic systems. They will develop an appreciation of the alternative approaches to decision-making processes and develop a continuing interest in contemporary economic problems and aspects of their social and political environment.
Through the study of Legal Studies students will be able to interpret and evaluate legal issues in an informed and rational manner. They will further be able to communicate effectively about the law and their understanding of its impact on individuals and society.
Within the study of Modern History students will be able to understand the process of change over time and sharpen their ability to think and argue logically. The course is designed to help students to better understand some of the forces and influences that have shaped the modern world.
Society and Culture
Through the study of Society and Culture students will acquire skills in social research and skills in interpreting the society and culture of contemporary Australia and the society and culture of other countries. They will develop an awareness of the continuity and change in the world and have an understanding of personal and social futures.