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Blakehurst High School

Blakehurst High School

Nihil Sine Labore

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Stage 5 history

History mandatory Stage 5 has been designed to provide students with an understanding of Australian history and civics and citizenship. Students will also develop the skills required for the effective study of history.

bronze statue of an Anzac soldier

The content is divided into topics. Most topics have internal choice to allow for studies in more depth. Inquiry questions are provided to define the scope of inquiry for each area of study.


In Year 9, students study:

  • Topic 1: Making a Better World: Industrial Revolution
  • Topic 2: Australia in World War I and II.

In Year 10, students study:

  • Topic 1: Rights and Freedoms
  • Topic 2: Australia in the 1960s.