English Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Hurley

Recommended Prior Learning

A pass in at least two English external standards at Level Two together with internal standards: personal reading and writing portfolio, is recommended.

English Level 3

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 Entry. 

The optional internally-assessed topics include:
AS 91476 Speech
AS 91477 Visual Essay
AS 91478 Connections across Text
AS 91479 Critical Texts Report 

Core standards

AS 91479  Research

AS  91475 Writing Portfolio

AS   91478 Connections Across texts

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Secondary School Teacher, Speech-Language Therapist, Journalist, Communications Professional, Technical Writer, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Early Childhood Teacher, Barrister, Author, Primary School Teacher

Assessment Information Students will be given the choice to tailor their assessment programme to individual needs.
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.