Ashfield Boys High School

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Learning Across the Curriculum

Cross curriculum content enriches and supports the learning areas and adds depth to student learning.

In NSW students study a range of learning across the curriculum content.

Cross curriculum priorities

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures 
  • Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia 
  • sustainability

General capabilities

  • critical and creative thinking 
  • ethical understanding 
  • information and communication technology capability 
  • intercultural understanding 
  • literacy 
  • numeracy 
  • personal and social capability

Other learning across the curriculum areas

  • civics and citizenship
  • difference and diversity
  • work and enterprise.

© NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2012

Social science

The social science department offers a broad range of contemporary subjects across all years of high school.

In geography, years 7 through to 10 students develop a strong foundation using geographic tools, identifying issues and processes for Global and Australian environments as well demonstrating active citizenship.

Year 9 and 10 commerce allows students to explore practical topics ranging from government, law, travel, running a business, finance and consumer rights.

In years 11 and 12 subjects studied include business studies, economics, geography, legal studies and work studies. In addition courses VET courses in business services and retail operations may also be offered.