Year 8 English

Course Description

Learners will approach texts and skills through the lens of a certain theme each term. They will make real-world connections and improve literacy skills through writing, speaking, and reading.

Topics include:

Film study and film language

Novel study and close reading of unfamiliar text

Writing - formal and creative

Oral presentation

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 7 English or ESOL

Course Costs and Equipment

$20 for Education Perfect and photocopying


Assessment Information

Film Techniques and their Effects 4 credits
Formal Writing 5 credits
Unfamiliar Written Text Features and their Effects 5 credits
Speaking Skills 4 credits


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.