Social Subjects

Department Staff List

Ms S McKenna – Faculty Head
Mr S Graham
Miss E Maclean
Miss Allardyce

Welcome to the Social Subjects Department. The faculty of History and Geography at St. Stephen’s aims to provide a quality education for all pupils and promote the study of History and Geography through a variety of courses. To our new S1 pupils please click on the following link to find out all about our department.

S1/S2 Courses


S1: Words about Time; The Romans and the Celts;

S2: Irish Immigration; Scottish Wars of Independence; Inverclyde’s Historic Links to the Slave Trade


S1: What IS Geography? Weather

S2: Human Planet; Global Trade, Aid & Development

Modern Studies:

S1: Democracy in the UK; The Media

S2: Equality, Diversity and Human Rights; Rights and Responsibilities


S1/S2 Homework

Social Subjects:

S1 and S2 Homework booklets issued to all pupils

S3 and S4


S3: Inverclyde’s War; The Peacemakers; Post-war Germany

S4: Hitler and Nazi Germany 1918-1939; The Atlantic Slave Trade 1770-1807; Migration and Empire 1830s-1939


S3: Climate Change; Rivers; Earth Forces

S4: Global Issues: Climate Change, Environmental Hazards. Physical Environments: Rivers, Limestone, Weather. Human Environment: Urban Areas, Rural Areas, Population

Modern Studies:

S3: The USA; Terrorism

S4: Democracy in Scotland; Crime and the Law; the USA


External Resources and Links  – BBC Bitesize National 5 Geography – BBC Bitesize National 5 History  – BBC Bitesize National 5 Modern Studies   – SQA Free Past Papers




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