Kariong Mountains High School

Kariong Mountains High School

Unity Knowledge Respect

Telephone02 4340 0246

Emailkariongmtn-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

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.

Students learn specific historical and geographical concepts and skills in history and geography. They also have an opportunity to learn more about people and the societies and environments in which they live through elective subjects in Years 7 to 10 (Stages 4 to 5).

A large number of individual subjects make up the key learning area of HSIE in which students:

  • research, gather and analyse information
  • question and make judgements
  • write for a variety of purposes. 

In Year 11 and 12, students can choose from a range of HSIE courses. These include:

  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Ancient History
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History Extension
  • Legal Studies
  • Modern History
  • Society and Culture
  • Studies of Religion.

The HSIE Faculty at Kariong Mountains High School is an innovative faculty with keen and experienced staff. It is a diverse faculty offering a wide range of courses especially in the Stage 6 area.

View History Syllabus on NESA

View Geography Syllabus on NESA