Level 2 History

Pre-requisites:

Either 12 credits in NCEA English or Level 1 History or by negotiation with Mr. Ross Wickett

Course description:

From Lenin, to Hitler, to Uncle Ho, this course explores the inner workings of some of history’s most infamous characters through the themes of Government and Political Change and the Emergence of New Nations. The Russian Revolution and Nazi Germany are studied in the first theme and the Vietnam War is covered in the second. All three topics look at the more radical political ideologies of communism and fascism and the role they played in the histories of Russia, Germany and Vietnam.

Credits available:

91229  Carry out an inquiry of an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders (internal 4 credits)

91230 Examine an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders (internal 5 credits)

91232 Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event that is of significance to New Zealander (internal 5 credits)

91233 Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event (external 5 credits)

91231 Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealander (external 4 credits)

TOTAL: 23 credits

Leads to:

Level 3 History or Classics

Contact: Ross Wickett

Upcoming events

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Last day of term 4, 2020.

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre.

Monday 30 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 23 Nov

23rd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre.

Friday 13 Nov

13th November Senior students go on study leave for their NCEA exams.

Monday 26 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Monday 12 Oct

12th October to 17th October Westland High School will be staging Big Fish a School production at the Regent t... [Read more]

Monday 12 Oct

Term 4 begins

Friday 25 Sep

Last day of term 3.

Friday 25 Sep

25th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]
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