History Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Peterson

Recommended Prior Learning

This course has Open Entry, however a keen interest in local, national and global modern history will be beneficial.

This course builds on skills learned in Social Studies as well as introducing students to key historical concepts as a basis for ongoing history study. The course involves the study of various events and turning points from the 20th Century including the Rise of Hitler, History of Gangs in New Zealand, and Black Civil Rights. The course offers both internal and externally assessed standards with a focus on research, essay writing and source interpretation.

Students in 2021 visited the Auckland Museum and the Devonport Naval Museum along with the gun emplacements and tunnels around North Head. 

Learning Areas:



Architecture Studies Level 2, Geography Level 2, History Level 2

Career Pathways

Policy Analyst, Private Teacher/Tutor, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Intelligence Officer, Counsellor, Emergency Management Officer, Conservator, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Corrections Officer, Judge, Curator, Personal Assistant, Early Childhood Teacher, Records Adviser, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Archivist, Historian, Fishery Officer, Barrister, Helicopter Pilot, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Librarian, Library Assistant