Year 10 Social Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Weston

The aim of our Social Studies programme is to enable students to participate in a rapidly changing society as informed, confident and responsible citizens, approaching issues using critical thinking skills.
This will enable them to:
• Develop understanding of ideas about changing global societies as we enter a new technological age
• Appropriately contribute in local, national, and global communities
• Evaluate the sustainability of alternative social, economic, political and environmental practices
• Explore and analyse people’s values and perspectives
• Engage critically with societal happenings through an ongoing current events programme.


NCEA Level 1 Accounting, NCEA Level 1 Economics, NCEA Level 1 Geography, NCEA Level 1 History

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Coloured pencils, glue stick

Pathway Tags

Lawyer, Curator, Journalist, Planner, District council, Nurse, Doctor, Historian, Environmental Officer, Primary Industries, Teacher, Politician, Researcher, Policy maker, Flight attendant, Administration, Environment, Public Relations Manager, Trades, Armed Forces, Broadcaster, Reporter, Librarian, Communications, Public Health, Social Worker, Retail Personal, Author


It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.