History

What should I have already achieved?

  • It would be advisable to have at least 10 credits from either Level 2 History or a literacy based subject before continuing with Level 3 History.

What will I learn?

How is this course assessed?

Learning in History is assessed through internal and external achievement standards. The focus is on learning the skills around interpretation of sources through research, perspectives, cause and effect, and events of significance to New Zealand.

Topics

Dawn Raids / Polynesian Panthers

This topic will explore an issue of race relations in Aotearoa New Zealand's history. Looking at the migration of Pacific Islanders to Aotearoa and the creation of the Polynesian Panther Group in relation to rising issues about the treatment of Pacific Islanders. You will be looking at perspectives around the Government initiative of the Dawn Raids and its significance to Aotearoa New Zealand.

1950s Decade Study

You will have the option to choose a historical topic of your interest with the decade of the 1950s to conduct research on through exploration of primary and secondary sources.

Will there be any FAO? (Further Assessment Opportunities)

No, there will be no opportunities to complete any Further Assessment Opportunities in History.

Will there be resubmissions?

Resubmissions will only be allowed that take a student from a Not Achieved to an Achieved grade.