NCEA Level 3 English
Teacher in Charge: M. Clark
This course is made up of teaching and learning that supports assessment against a mix of internal and external achievement standards offered in English at NCEA Level 3. In consultation with their teacher, students design the assessment plan that best meets their achievement and learning needs.
The goals of this course are to obtain University Entrance Literacy (if not already achieved) and to gain at least 14 credits towards achieving Level 3 NCEA. Students are also encouraged to aim for Merit or Excellence subject endorsement in English. Key learning foci are for students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to communicate effectively through creating fluent and coherent visual, verbal and written texts. They will also be developing the knowledge and skills needed to understand and critically analyse and evaluate visual, verbal and oral texts.
This course is a University Entrance approved subject.
Recommended Prior Learning
At least three Level 2 English achievement standards (but not including 91102 Speech).
Total Credits Available: 35 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 23 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 35
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.