History elective

The History Elective Years 7-10 syllabus is designed to support students to develop an interest in and enjoyment of exploring the past.

The History Elective Years 7-10 syllabus provides opportunities for students to develop deep knowledge and understanding of past societies and historical periods. Students explore the nature of history, heritage and archaeology, through processes of historical inquiry, analysing sources and sequencing events to demonstrate an understanding of continuity, change and causation.

Courses are structured in the following ways:

A 100-hour course

  • one option from each of topics 1, 2 and 3 must be studied.

A 200-hour course

  • one option from each of topics 1, 2 and 3 and at least two other options from any of the topics.

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