Year 7 English

  • What is text?  English study at High School
  • Introduction to Poetry: Close study of The Sonnet
  • Introduction to Literature: The elements of Narrative – Call of the Wild
  • Introduction to Drama: Understanding of dramatic conventions

Year 10 English

  • The Representation of gender in literary and non-literary texts
  • Shakespearean Drama
    • The History play: HenryV 
  • Seriously Funny: making comment through Satire
  • Formalist Study of The Short Story

Year 8 English

  • How to construct an argument: The art of debating
  • Adding to our understanding of Narrative: The Lord of the Flies
  • Film study: Star Wars and the Journey of the Hero
  • Information Text: The Australian Identity

Year 11 English

  • Reading to Write
  • Narratives That Shape Our World
    • The Great Gatsby
    • Australia
  • Contemporary Possibilities
    • Run Lola Run
  • Critical Study of Literature
    • Othello
  • Close Study of Literature
    • Poems by Wilfred Owen

Year 9 English

  • The Revolutionary Voice: Poetry of Protest
  • An Introduction to Shakespearean Drama 
  • Developing a personal response to narrative
  • Genre Study: A close investigation of Crime Fiction

Year 12 English