Year 10 English

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Reeves

This course develops skills in written, oral and visual language through the study of novels and nonfiction, short stories, poems, film, drama and media. 

Specific areas include:

  • Reading: Building on Year 9 content. Encouraging and supporting personal reading across a range of texts through regular engagement with the school library, individual and whole class text study and personal reading tasks.
  • Writing: Building on Year 9 content with a focus on student self reflection and assessment to improve style, structure and ideas. 
  • Oral and Visual: Building viewing and presenting skills through designing and developing presentations and fostering an increasing awareness of the form and function of a variety of texts such as film, media, static images, speeches and debates.