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Warrawong High School

Warrawong High School

Comprehensive and Multicultural

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Human society and its environment

In human society and its environment (HSIE), both subjects of history and geography are mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10.

Students learn specific historical and geographical concepts and skills in history and geography. They also have an opportunity to learn more about people and the societies and environments in which they live through elective subjects.

A large number of individual subjects make up the key learning area of HSIE in which students:

  • research, gather and analyse information
  • question and make judgements
  • write for a variety of purposes. 

In Year 9 and 10,  students can choose from a couple HSIE courses. These include:

  • Commerce
  • History Extension 

In Year 11 and 12, students can choose from a range of HSIE courses. These include:

  • Ancient History
  • Business Studies
  • Geography
  • Modern History
  • Retail Services /Certificate III Retail Services
  • Work Studies