Society and Environment

Society and Environment develops understanding of how individuals and groups live together and interact with their environment.

Students learn about cultural heritage, social justice, politics and environmental sustainability.

The process of inquiry develops the following skills:

  • Ability to ask relevant questions
  • Critical analysis
  • Respect and explain different perspectives
  • Develop and substantiate interpretations
  • Communication

Society and Environment is compulsory for all students in Years 8 to 10. Senior School students can specialise in the following subject areas:

  • History
  • Politics and Law
  • Career and Enterprise

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14 December 2017

2017 Christmas Break

Students commence term 1 on Wednesday 31st January 2018.

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Supporting White Ribbon Australia

17 November 2017

Supporting White Ribbon Australia

During the week of 20 November - 23 November, Girrawheen Senior High School will be supporting White Ribbon Australia's vision to build a future free from violence and abuse.

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29 September 2017


School watch encourages our school community to report any suspicious activity in and around our school grounds.

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