Modern Studies is a challenging and exciting subject which is constantly changing and developing. Pupils will learn skills which can be used in the work place and throughout the school. Unique skills to Modern Studies include detecting exaggeration, decision making and effectively making conclusions from an extensive range of sources. Modern Studies allows young people the chance to develop in order to enhance their skills for learning, skills for work and skills for life.
S1: Human Rights, Worldwide Human Rights and Crime and the Law.
S2: Developing World and Piracy, Families and the Scottish Parliament.
S3: Ideology: USA and China, Participation and Representation and Gangs in the UK
National 5: Crime and the Law or Social Inequality, USA or Conflict and Democracy in Scotland
Higher: Social Inequality, Development and Democracy in Scotland
Advanced Higher – Law and Order in the UK
Principal Teacher: Alison McIver
Teacher: Ruth Strachan