Social Studies (topic work) provide your child with a variety of ways to study history, heritage and culture. It also broadens their understanding of the world as they learn how to locate, explore and link features in time and place.
Through developing the principles of democracy and citizenship they begin to understand the need for structure, rules and enterprise in their lives.
They can engage in activities which develop critical thinking and establish firm foundations for life long learning.
The skills your child will learn as they move from Early Level through First Level on to Second Level include:
Social Studies uses an “interdisciplinary approach” which cuts across many curricular areas. This means that pupils have opportunities to experience Numeracy, Maths, Literacy, Music, Art, Health & Wellbeing etc., during topic work as Class Teachers plan to provide lessons which are linked to topic work.