Kempsey High School

Finis Coronat Opus - 'The end crowns the work'

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Human society and its environment

In human society and its environment (HSIE), both subjects of history and geography are mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10.

In Years 7 & 8, students experience various aspects of both History and Geography.

In Years 9 & 10, students study 3 periods of Australian History and 3 periods of Australian Geography each week. They also have the opportunity of selecting the History Elective as one of their three elective subjects.

In Years 11 & 12, students are able to select to study one of the following Category A courses:

  • Ancient History
  • Modern History
  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Business Studies
  • Geography
  • Legal Studies
  • HSC - Extension History (Year 12 only)