Humanities and Social Sciences

At Eaton Community College, Humanities and Social Sciences offers students a range of subjects which provides them with the knowledge and skills to develop and understand the world in which they live. The program is designed to engage students’ interest while providing them with the opportunity to investigate, understand and communicate effectively so they are able to become active and informed citizens in the 21stcentury.

In Years 7-10 the Humanities and Social Sciences course addresses four content areas:

  • Geography
  • History
  • Economics and Business
  • Civics and Citizenship


Faculty Highlights

  • Koombana Bay, Eaton Centre, Discovery Centre and Heritage Trail Excursions
  • Guest Speakers on entrepreneurship, Aboriginal experiences, sustainability and civics. 
  • Market Day
  • Use of the community garden for Horticulture experience and Food Production courses as well as a Bush Tucker plot 
  • Mock United Nations, Trials and Elections
  • Archaeological Dig Experience
  • Sir Charles Court Young Leaders Program
  • Perth Camp to Parliament, The Courts, Fremantle Prison, The WA Museum and more in 2024


Senior School

The Senior School curriculum is designed to provide students with an interest in this area, with a range of skills and knowledge required to succeed in their chosen field.

In senior school in 2023, we offer the following subjects

  • Ancient History General 11 and 12
  • Career and Enterprise General 11 and 12
  • Modern History ATAR 11 and 12
  • Politics and Law ATAR 11
  • Psychology General 11


For more information on the Western Australian HaSS curriculum, go to: