The Aorere College Social Sciences Department offers a range of subjects for students. Social Studies is a compulsory Year 9 and 10 subject for all students. At Year 11, students can choose any two of the following options Geography, History or Social Studies along with other option choices offered in other departments. At Year 12 and 13, students have a further option of Classical Studies and Tourism.

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