Level 1 English

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Moss

Recommended Prior Learning

Achievement level for 3-4 of the assessments in Year 10 English.

LEARNING ACTIVITIES: This course follows the national curriculum, covering speaking, listening, writing, reading, presenting and viewing. The two external standards will assess close reading and response to written text. There will be an emphasis on wide reading with responses to written and visual texts assessed through internal assessment. Formal writing and production skills will be taught and assessed. All credits gained from this course count towards the Level 1 literacy requirement.

English is a language-rich subject, and a requirement for all future career and vocational pathways.



Assessment Policy & Procedures

Level 2 English, Level 2 English - English and Sport, Level 2 English - Reading Focus, Level 2 English - World Perspectives, Level 2 Media Studies, Level 3 English, Level 3 English - Communications, Level 3 English - Critical thinking and writing, Level 3 Media Studies

Career Pathways

Secondary School Teacher, Counsellor, Journalist, Communications Professional, Technical Writer, Solicitor, Copywriter, Early Childhood Teacher, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Historian, Barrister, Author

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A suitable device and a 1B5 exercise book and refill.


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.