The Humanities Department is one of the biggest and most popular in the Secondary School. It offers discrete Modern History / Geography / Ancient History Units as well as an exciting Sustainability Course in Year 9 to complement the vibrant Reconnecting with Gaia elective in year 10.
In Year 9, students are introduced to the concept of Sustainability. They examine Humanities present consumption of the resources the Earth provides for our use and the effects that this is having on the Earth’s ecosystems. The practical experience and learning revolves around the food garden and the students gain experience in how to grow food without the use of petroleum based products and begin to understand the cycles that exist in natural systems.