Approx Cost:
$5.00 for course materials.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Recommendations:

This course is open entry.

Course Outline:

In English, you will choose two English courses.  One from Group A and one from Group B. 

If you need more support with literacy, you will be placed in 11ENL English Literacy as one of your courses.

You can choose 11ENW “The ‘Write’ Stuff:  Writing in English in addition to your Group A and Group B Course.


Close Viewing assessment


Connections Across Texts assessment


·     11ENGa 

·     11ENY Dystopian

·     11ENC War and Conflict

·    11ENGb  

·    11ENS Sport and Exploration

·    11ENM Myths and Legends

·   11ENW Writing



Students will learn about a variety of texts through the genre of myths and legends. Students will look at a range of Greek, European, Pasifika, Māori and Asian mythology as well as fascinating legends from across the globe. There are several opportunities for students to complete tasks based on their choice of myths or legends.

The key skills covered in this programme are: 

  • formal writing
  • literature text studies
  • research skills
  • oral text skills
  • close reading
  • connections between texts

Students will be expected to complete an independent reading programme as part of this and all other English courses.

The Myths and Legends course is an Option B course, completing the same skills as General English B, and Sport and Exploration but through a Myths and Legends theme. All Year 11 students must select one course from Option A and one course from Option B to complete their English studies.  



There is one large assessment and three Year 11 Diploma assessments in this course.

Where Does It Lead:

ENC201, ENW201, ENG201, ENH201, ENS201, ENR001 and ENS001 (if entry recommendations are met for these courses), ENG202

For further information see:
Mrs Ryan