WELCOME TO SPEYSIDE HIGH SCHOOL’S MODERN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
Ms L Childs (Principal Teacher) Rm 37
Modern Studies is a subject which examines the political and economic conditions of the day, and the causes and consequences of a variety of social issues.
If you want to understand more about the world that we live in, the societal and political power structures that affect the choices that we have, then Modern Studies is the subject for you.
Modern Studies is taught across the BGE, and topics covered vary according to current social and political issues.
In Senior Phase, Speyside High School offers National 3, 4, and 5 Modern Studies, leading to Higher and Advanced Higher. Furthermore the department offers Higher Politics as an additional 6th year option.