Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) learning area comprises four subjects:

Civics and Citizenship, Economics and Business, Geography and History.


Northam Primary Schools program for HaSS aims to ensure that students develop:

  • a knowledge of respect for places, people, cultures, events, ideas and environments.
  • an understanding of how to be active participants in society at a local, national and global scale
  • a knowledge, understanding and an appreciation of the Indigenous histories and cultures
  • the ability to think critically, solve problems and make informed decisions about real-world events and issues
  • a knowledge and understanding of the connections among the peoples of Asia, Australia and the rest of the world.
  • inquiry skills, knowledge and understandings relating to communities and businesses.

Our program ensures engagement amongst all students through interactive presentations, online quizzes, games and integration of ICT.

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