Year 10 – History

Length: Single Semester
Contact: HASS Leader

Recommended Background

Satisfactory completion of Year 9 Humanities and Social Sciences.

Course Description

The Year 10 History Curriculum provides a study of the history of the modern world and Australia from 1918 to the present, with an emphasis on Australia in its global context.

Topics include:
• Overview of 20th Century History
• World War 2
• Rights and Freedoms.


Student performance will be determined according to the subject’s Achievement Standards as outlined in the framework of the Australian Curriculum. Grades from A to E will be used for reporting purposes.

Assessment types include research assignments, essays, multi-modal presentations, oral presentations, articles, audio and/or video presentations, websites and excursion reports. Assessment modes will include both individual and collaborative approaches.

A variety of assessment tasks, including report writing, research assignments, excursion reports, oral presentations, power point presentations, posters, group work examination and tests.

Leads To

Stage 1 Modern History
Stage 1 Society and Culture
Stage 1 Legal Studies