Social Science involves learning about:
- The nature of New Zealand society and the world in which we live.
- The origins and functioning of modern society.
- Local and global sustainable futures.
At Whangaparāoa College, Social Science is taught on a thematic basis in Year 9 and Year 10.
At NCEA subjects are Geography, Business Studies, Economics, History, Sociology and Classical Studies.
At all levels, thinking skills, ICT, and education outside the classroom are valued within Social Science learning programs
Courses in this Learning Area