Social Sciences

The Government has a vision for young people in New Zealand that they will be creative, energetic and enterprising. They will seize opportunities offered by new knowledge and technologies to secure a sustainable social, cultural, economic and environmental future for our country.

Senior Courses

Humanities and Commerce subjects taught in Level 1 to 3 include:

  • Classics
  • History
  • Geography
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Tourism

David van der Velden

Faculty Leader

Junior Courses


Years 9-10 Social Studies – compulsory

Year 10 Accounting / Business – optional

Year 10 Economics – optional

Year 10 Classics and History – optional

Senior Courses

Humanities and commerce courses are all option courses.

Senior Courses

Levels 2-3 Classics

Level 1 – Commerce

Levels 1-3 Geography

Levels 1-3 History

Levels 2-3 Accounting

Levels 2-3 Business

Levels 2-3 Economics

Levels 2-3 Tourism