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Junior History

Link to the History 7-10 Syllabus

Year 7

Year 7 History teaches the basic historical skills required to succeed in the History courses. The topics studied in Year 7 are:

  • What is History?
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Ancient Greece
  • The Islamic World

Year 8

Year 8 History builds on the skills from Year 7. The topics Studied in Year 8 are:

  • Aboriginal People, Colonisation and Contact History: Australian Aborigines and Native Americans
  • Assassinations
  • Medieval Japan

Year 9

Year 9 is the state of Stage 5 and the School Certificate course. The topics studied in Year 9 are:

  • Australia to 1914
  • Australia and World War I
  • Australia Between the Wars
  • Australia and World War II

Year 10

Year 10 sees the conclusion of the School Certificate course. In Year 10 students study:

  • Australia and the Vietnam War Era

  • Changing Rights and Freedoms

  • People, Power and Politics

  • Australia's Social and Cultural History in the Post-War Period