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English

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Middle School Subjects

  • English
  • English Extension (Years 7, 8 and 9)
  • Literature (Year 9)

Senior School Subjects

Year 10

  • Foundation English
  • Foundation Literature
  • Foundation Essential English

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.

English EXCELeration

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. For more information, click here.

 

Adam Davy
Head of Department

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Last reviewed 25 June 2020
Last updated 25 June 2020