Learning Area – Social Sciences

In Social Sciences we want St. Patrick’s students to explore how societies work and how they themselves can participate and take action as critical, informed and responsible citizens.


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Global Ideas:

 ·       Have an understanding of the history and tradition of St. Patrick’s school and the Wairarapa.

 ·       Know why the Treaty of Waitangi is important to our school and New Zealand culture.

 ·       Be informed, confident, responsible New Zealand citizens as part of the world society.

·        Recognise the diverse nature of cultures from around the world.

 ·       Understand that living in the present means we have a responsibility to take action for the future.