History

  

Year 11 History    (11HIS)

The year 11 history course covers:

  • The origins of World War II
  • Pearl Harbour to Hiroshima – Conflict in the Pacific

Students study six topics (standards) that count for 24 credits towards Level 1 NCEA.

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • 91001 (1.1)  Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders  (4 credits)
  • 91002 (1.2)  Demonstrate understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders  (4 credits)
  • 91004 (1.4)  Demonstrate understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders  (4 credits)
  • 91016 (Art History 1.2)  Demonstrate understanding of the subject matter of art works  (4 credits)

External Standards (Exams)

  • 91003 (1.3)  Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealanders  (4 credits)
  • 91006 (1.5)  Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event  (4 credits)

 

Year 12 History    (12HIS)

This course concentrates on nineteenth and twentieth century history:

  • The Vietnam War
  • Weimar Germany and the rise of Hitler and the Nazi Party

Students study five topics (standards) that count for 23 credits towards Level 2 NCEA.

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • 91229 (2.1)  Carry out an inquiry of a historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders  (4 credits)
  • 91230 (2.2)  Examine a historical event. or place, of significance to New Zealanders  (5 credits)
  • 91232 (2.4)  Interpret different perspectives of people in a historical event of significance to New Zealanders  (5 credits)

External Standards (Exams)

  • 91231 (2.3)  Examine sources of a historical event of significance to New Zealanders  (4 credits)
  • 91233 (2.5)  Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event  (5 credits)

 

Year 13 History    (13HIS)

The year 13 history course concentrates on:

  • The Development of Maori/Pakeha Relations 1769 – 1840
  • The American Revolution 1763 - 1784

Students study five topics (standards) that count for 25 credits towards Level 3 NCEA.  

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • AS91434 (3.1)  Research an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders, using primary and secondary sources  (5 credits)
  • AS91435 (3.2)  Analyse an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders  (5 credits)
  • AS91437 (3.4)  Analyse different perspectives of a contested event of significance to New Zealanders  (5 credits)

External Standards (Exams)

  • AS91436 (3.3)  Analyse evidence relating to an historical event of significance to New Zealanders  (4 credits)
  • AS91438 (3.5)  Analyse the causes and consequences of a significant historical event  (6 credits)
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