HUMANITIES 8      2 semesters

To paraphrase an old adage: “Those that do not know history are doomed to repeat it” - the study of Humanities creates people who respect and understand the world around them, including its history, peoples, future and environment. Furthermore, the hard and soft skills learned such as analysis, interpretation, research, communication and empathy are all highly transferrable to other subjects and real-life situations.

Specifically, Year 8 Humanities encompasses the study of History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship and Economics and Business. Choose to understand the world you live in.

Topics covered include:

  • Medieval Europe
  • Shogunate Japan
  • The Renaissance
  • Landforms and Landscapes
  • Changing Nations Australian Citizenship and Democracy
  • Markets and Government, Business and Consumer Rights and Responsibilities