Approx Cost:
$5.00 for class materials.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Course Outline:

Year 9 English is a one semester course in Year 9.

This course follows the National English Curriculum at Level 4.  In Year 9 English, students will gain a knowledge of the world around them through reading and writing, viewing and presenting, listening and speaking. 

Reading and writing are central to this course.  Students will read for their own enjoyment and personal growth, as well as study a range of other texts (novels, short stories, plays and poetry).  Through this, students will learn the skills essential for writing and understanding language in a variety of contexts.

Students will expand their speaking and listening skills, as well as their ability to use oral language in more formal situations.  Written language skills will be studied through creative writing using a variety of genres. Information literacy, in combination with BYOD, is also a strong focus.


Students will complete three common assessment tasks throughout the semester.

Where Does It Lead:

Junior English Semesters 2 and 3, JENG B & C

For further information see:
Miss Ward