English Compulsory L1
Teacher in Charge: R. Scott
Course Highlights: Developing critical thinking and writing skills and applying these to written texts, visual texts and film. Creating your own writing and static images. This course supports all areas where literacy is important. Students will be placed in the most appropriate English class depending on their achievements in Years 9 and 10.
This course can lead to: Level 1 Literacy, increasing enjoyment of reading, writing and speaking. Leads to academic courses in Years 12 and 13, depending on achievement. A subject endorsement is not available from this course.
For more information, please contact the Head of English Ms Scott or your Year 10 English teacher
Achievement Standards: AS90854 Form personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence; AS90857 Construct and deliver an oral text are offered as an Optional extension.
Recommended Prior Learning
Consistent achievement at Level 5 of the NZ Curriculum in year 10. Proven work ethic. For Courses 1 and 2. Course 3 no pre-requisites.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.
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