Level 3 English - Critical thinking and writing

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Jansen

Recommended Prior Learning

At least 12 credits from Level 2 English Achievement Standards with a preference for an Achieved grade or better in the writing standards.

LEARNING ACTIVITIES: This course has an academic, writing focus and will suit students with confident writing skills. The writing folio will be a major component of the internal assessment. The course will offer students a stimulating, in-depth study of a range of written texts. Students will develop their critical and analytical abilities. This will appeal to students with a love of literature and language. Students who enjoy analysis of visual text should consider taking 13ENG.

Standards will be chosen from the ones advertised up to 20 credits

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



Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Copywriter, Historian, Barrister, Author, Journalist, Technical Writer, Solicitor, Early Childhood Teacher, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Primary School Teacher, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A suitable device.


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.