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Humanities (A)

Level: 10
School code: 10HIA
Year level requirements: Compulsory

Subject descriptor:


  1. The years between the wars (1920 - 1939) including the Treaty of Versailles and the formation of the League of Nations
  2. WWII - the Road to War and the rise of a dictator including the pacific region.
  3. Civil Rights and Popular Culture. The movement towards Civil Rights in the USA and Australia and the Popular Culture movement including the Vietnam War.

Skills to be taught:

  • Paragraph and Essay writing,
  • comprehension
  • sources analysis
  • empathy viewing
  • research skills.

Group work and individual tasks may form part of the assessment for the course.


Satisfactory achievement of the Australian Curriculum History Standards for Year 10.

Further information

This course follows the Australian Curriculum guidelines for History and Geography. All year 10 students undertake the full year course as a compulsory unit comprising of a semester of History and a Semester of Geography.