English Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Hurley

Recommended Prior Learning

A pass in at least two English external standards at Level One together with internal standards: personal reading, formal/creative writing, is recommended.

English Level 2

This course covers a variety of English skills and texts. Students are expected to enter for the two external standards and then a selection of at least three internal standards in negotiation with their class teacher. This course will provide an opportunity to gain literacy for University Entrance. 

Core Standards 

AS 91101 Writing Portfolio

AS 91106 Reading Responses

AS 91105 Research

The optional internally-assessed topics are:
AS 91102 Speech 
AS 91103 Static Image 
AS 91104 Connections Across Texts 
AS 91107 Close Reading of Film 

Learning Areas:



English Level 3

Career Pathways

Speech-Language Therapist, Management Consultant, Urban/Regional Planner, Journalist, Communications Professional, Technical Writer, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Actor, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Human Resources Adviser, Barrister, Author, Hotel/Motel Manager

Assessment Information Students will be given the choice to tailor their individual assessment programmes.
Pathway Tags

Trades, Armed Forces, Broadcaster, Reporter, Interpreter, Training Consultant, Librarian, Curator, Communications, Marketing Manager, Reviewer, Teacher, Editor, Lawyer, Publisher, Account Executive, Account Supervisor, Actor/actress, Administration, Administrative & Program Director, Administrative Assistant/Office Mgr., Advertising, Advertising Account Executive, Advertising Sales Representative, Announcer, Application Developer, Archivist, Area Coordinator, Assistant Account Executive, Assistant Editor/Production Editor, Associate Company Manager, Associate Director of Publicity, Associate Editor, Associate/Public Accountant, Attorney, Author, Bank Officer, Book Publisher, Bookstore manager, Broadcast Advertising Manager, Broadcasting, Business Operations Senior Planner, Buyer, Career Counselor, Certified Public Accountant, Child Care Specialist/Teacher, Columnist, Commodities Trader, Communication, Communication Skills Trainer, Communications Assistant, Community Affairs Specialist, Computer Manager/Consultant, Confidential Assistant Exec


Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.