Middle School Subjects
- English Extension (Years 7, 8 and 9)
- Literature (Year 9)
Senior School Subjects
Year 11 and 12 (General Subjects)
Year 11 and 12 (Applied Subjects)
Special features and programs
English Extension program
Students in English Extension (Years 7–9) are expected to engage with complex cognitive demands and challenging text requirements.
In Year 12, English & Literature Extension is a distinct QCAA-approved course designed to encourage students to apply contemporary literary theories to the study of texts. Students undertake Units 3 and 4 of English & Literature Extension concurrently with, or after, Units 3 and 4 of English and/or Units 3 and 4 of Literature.
Opportunities to pursue excellence
Students of English at Kelvin Grove State College are publicly recognised and celebrated in the fields of creative writing, public speaking and performance poetry. To support their development, students of English are offered opportunities to work with local and international writers, poets, publishers and performers.
The English EXCELeration program offers high performing English students curriculum acceleration, and seeks to offer them the opportunity to pursue their academic and creative goals through enrichment, innovation and the pursuit of excellence in their preferred pathway. See
English EXCELeration for more information.
Head of Department