Year 9 English Language Support

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Bangs

This course provides intensive language development, especially in reading and writing skills. I also promotes the use of collaboration to develop speaking and listening skills and confidence. Students may also receive assistance with understanding the language of their mainstream subjects.

Recommended Prior Learning

This course is for English Language Learners who have at  ELLP scores of at least 1 in each of speaking, writing, reading and listening. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1B5 exercise book, 1B3 notebook, clearfile


Students in 9ELS may require 10ELS in the following year. This will depend on their language learning needs. The 9ELS teacher will recommend this.


Lynfield College has procedures and guidelines for the administering of assessments.  Click HERE to go to the school website with more information, and links to the appropriate Year Level Assessment Guides.