Level 1 History

11HIS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Year 11 History

The Year 11 History course contributes a possible 24 credits towards Level 1 NCEA and is covered in 4 units of work. Each unit is assessed against one or more Achievement Standards of credit value as shown.

There is an exam at the end of the year for Level One History so it is vital that you attend regularly, work hard all the time, make the most of the opportunities of class/library time given and hand all assessments in on time.

The overarching topic for Year 11 History is the Springbok Tour of 1981. You look at this in terms of the situation in South Africa at the time, the protests in New Zealand, differing perspectives of those involved and the long lasting impact this had on New Zealand society.


Course Overview

Term 1
Background leading up to the event -
Apartheid in South Africa and global reaction
New Zealand political and social situation at the time leading up to the protests
Protests in New Zealand
Long lasting effects of the protests

Term 2
Back in time - Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders

Back in time - Demonstrate understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders

Term 3
Demonstrate understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders

Term 4
Study for externals

Learning Areas:

Social Sciences



Pathway

Level 2 History

The Year 12 History course contributes a possible 28 credits towards Level 2 NCEA and is covered in 4 units of work. Each unit is assessed against one or more Achievement Standards. The overarching topic for this subject is the IndoChina conflict. The units cover carrying out an investigation into an historical event or place of significance to New Zealand and looking at differing perspectives of this event.

There is an exam at the end of the year for Level Two History so it is vital that you attend regularly, work hard all the time, make the most of the opportunities of class/library time given and hand all assessments in on time.

Career Pathways

Historian, Elected Government Representative, Journalist, Secondary School Teacher