An independent Catholic coeducational school operated by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart

Year 10 English

Following the Australian Curriculum for English, students construct a Macbeth portfolio allowing them to draw on their creative flair, re-imagining the play in a different setting while maintaining its themes and plot structure. To develop their independent learning skills, students are encouraged to select their own novels from a recommended list for close study and analysis.

Similarly, students study their own choice of non-fiction texts  to deliver oral presentations. In this way choice is used by students as an opportunity to engage with reading tasks and respond analytically and creatively to a wide range of texts.

In the Year 10 course students are expected to work collaboratively and independently to develop their interpretations of texts and text features while at the same time considering alternative viewpoints. At all times they are encouraged to develop critical thinking skills so as to produce precise written and oral expression.