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 21st century.

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, The Wetlands, Dolphin Discovery Centre, Sustainable Farm and Heritage Trail Excursions
  • Guest Speakers on entrepreneurship, Aboriginal experiences, sustainability, law and civics
  • Market Day
  • Use of the community garden for Horticulture elective and Food Production courses as well as a Bush Tucker plot 
  • Mock United Nations, Trials and Elections
  • Archaeological Dig Experience
  • Opportunities for students to compete in the Sir Charles Court Young Leaders Program, Evatt Trophy Competition, MUNA and Constitutional Centre Youth Convention
  • Perth Trips to Parliament, The Courts, Fremantle Prison, The WA Museum, The Holocaust Centre and more 
  • Camps to Perth and Canberra to come in 2024 and beyond

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 and 2024, 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 and 12
  • Psychology General 11 and 12

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