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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

Latest News

01 September 2017

2017 SHOWCASE "LUCKY BREAK"

Girrawheen SHS Performing Arts Showcase is on Sept 22, 2017 at Sacred Heart College Performing Arts Centre from 6:30 pm.

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09 August 2017

PARENT HANDBOOK

The Parent Handbook outlines the policies and operational procedures at Girrawheen Senior High School and contains important information for parents to support their child throughout the school year.

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18 July 2017

IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO PARENTS: NETFLIX FLIM

The National Youth Mental Health Foundation has joined other Australian mental health organisations in voicing its concerns around the films portrayal of anorexia nervosa.

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