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Course Description

English builds on the oral and written skills which have been developed in the middle years of schooling.

This course focuses on students responding to and evaluating literature and language as well as achieving an understanding of the relationship between context, purpose and audience. Students reflect on and respond to a range of literature and language texts which may include novels, films, plays, poetry or media.

Assessment Type & Weighting

Responding to Texts  
Creating Texts  
Extended Study  

Four assessment tasks are completed, with a 25% weighting for each task.

Semester Offered

Semesters 1 & 2


Casuarina Senior College builds a culture and environment where young adults are confident to take responsibility for their learning. This environment is developed through mutual trust, respect and care between students, staff and the broader community.