Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

11 History 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:


Pass the majority of Y10 Social Studies assessments (Achieved or better), including an 'Achieved' grade or higher in the end of year Y10 Social Studies exam.

OR HoD approval.

In this course students develop historical skills by analysing history events through written and visual texts.

Students will…

•develop skills in research, critical thinking, analysis and formal writing.

•study topics linked to social change and protest - such as: the abolition of slavery, voting rights for women, anti-Vietnam war protests, African American civil rights protests, & the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa.

•study contexts from: Africa, the Caribbean, the Pacific, UK, New Zealand, USA and South Africa.

•analyse concepts such as causation, perspectives and significance.

This course will complete the new NCEA History 1.1 - which is a research based internal. This will be completed in Term 1 - and be a taster of an NCEA History standard

Year 11 History leads to 12 History, and can also lead to 12 Geography or Classical Studies.

This is a helpful subject for all university and tertiary study, especially an Arts degree.


Social Science


12 History 1

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Historian, Artist, Artistic Director, Barrister, Minister of Religion, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Conservator, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Judge, Curator, Workplace Relations Adviser, Records Adviser, Game Developer, Photographer, Policy Analyst, Secondary School Teacher, Valuer, Intelligence Officer, Court Registry Officer, Career Consultant

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*11HI1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $10.