NCEA Level 3 English 301

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Edgecombe

Recommended Prior Learning

University entrance literacy, including at least one of 91098 and 91100, or at the discretion of the Head of the English Department.

Level 3 English
In this course, you will study a range of literature genres which will engage and develop your ability to analyse texts and respond critically to them, and to make sophisticated connections between texts. Prepare for high engagement with both reading and writing tasks. You will be expected to read an extended text in your own time, and to access and read sophisticated secondary material in the course of your preparation for a variety of assessments. An oral presentation will also feature within this course.

UE Approved Subject

Learning Areas:


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Copywriter, Author, Minister of Religion, Journalist, Technical Writer, Radio Presenter, Policy Analyst, Youth Worker, Television Presenter

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

You will be offered the opportunity to purchase a copy of the extended text (approx $20) taught in class. There are no scheduled trips, but opportunities to attend theatrical productions or other events may present themselves from time to time, incurring a small cost.