Standard English (Year 10)

Standard English (Year 10)

Course Summary

Year 10 English at WSSC is designed to equip you with the key knowledge and skills necessary to undertake the various English pathways at the Senior College, including; VCE English, VCE English Literature, VCE English Language, VCE Foundation English, VCAL Literacy. In your English studies, you will engage in a range of texts such as novels, films and different types of media texts. You will also be supported to further develop your literacy skills to produce written and oral pieces for different purposes and audiences. Year 10 English is a core subject and a pre-requisite into VCE and VCAL.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Analyse literary and film text
  • Develop a creative response to an existing literary text
  • Complete a detailed study of a film and a novel
  • Explore how the English language and structure is used to present a compelling point of view

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Approximate Costs

Semester 1

Textbook Hire $30

Workbook $35

Learning Area Contact

English Learning Area Leader

Sharni Lamb

Advanced English (Year 10)

Advanced English (Year 10)

Course Summary

Do you enjoy English? Are you looking to be challenged? Advanced English replaces the Standard Year 10 English. This subject gives you a strong foundation and a broader perspective for future studies and pathways. It is an extension on the content covered in Standard English. You will analyse the literary choices of authors, and be provided with a platform to explore your voice and style as an author.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Analyse literary and film text
  • Develop a creative response to an existing literary text
  • Complete a detailed study of a film and a novel
  • Explore how the English language and structure is used to present a compelling point of view

Classroom Virtual Tour

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Quick Links

Approximate Costs

Semester 1

Textbook Hire $30

Workbook $35

Learning Area Contact

English Learning Area Leader

Sharni Lamb