History

History is taught from Kindergarten to Year 6 using the History K–10 syllabus.

Students use historical methods and techniques to reconstruct the past to explain how people, places and events have shaped the world today. Through a process of historical inquiry, students study key historical concepts.

  • Continuity and change
  • Cause and effect
  • Perspectives
  • Significance
  • Empathy
  • Contestability

Students explore history using a range of sources. They create texts about the past using a range of communication forms. These skills are outlined in the continuum of skills in history K–10.

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