Humanities and Social Science

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Humanities and Social Science

The Humanities and Social Sciences learning area comprises four subjects. Each subject is organised into two interrelated strands: Knowledge and Understandings and Humanities and Social Sciences skills. History and Geography commence in Pre primary. Civics and Citizenship is introduced in Year 3 and Economics and Business in Year 5.
• Civics and Citizenship – democracy, democratic values, the Westminster system, justice, participation, rights and responsibilities.
• Economics and Business – scarcity, making choices, specialisation and trade, interdependence, allocation and markets, economic performance and living standards.
• Geography – place, space, environment, interconnection, sustainability, scale, change.
• History – evidence, sources, continuity and change, cause and effect, significance, perspectives, empathy, contestability.

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Learning how to learn.

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Our School

Bambara Primary School recognises and respects the traditional custodians of our school land.

'Bambara', an Aboriginal word meaning 'forest country', represents our commitment to a unification of community spirit, culture and respect for all.

Our values of community, excellence and harmony are represented by our school logo - a tree by the water.


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