English

  • The English class will cover all 3 strands of the Australian Curriculum:
    • Language
    • Literature
    • Literacy
  • Students will express themselves not only in the written word, but verbally through discussion, debates and teaching presentations.

    Classes will include…

    • Communication & Listening skills
    • Sentence structures
    • Comprehension Strategies
    • Debates and Speechmaking
    • Expressing Opinions and Feelings
    • Organisation of text in both books and online
    • Characterization
    • Poetry
    • Book study and reviews
    • Creating storylines
    • Telephone and Interview skills
    • Creating Word documents
    • Creating and Delivering Presentations

    Both the English & Humanities classes have a book levy of $20 for a novel or reference book, each term.

    Some form of technology (iPad/tablet/laptop) with required apps installed is a must for this class.

    Students will produce an assortment of PowerPoint Presentations and/or Word document for display at the Presentation Afternoon for this semester.

    Dates for 2019 Presentation Afternoons are:

    • Semester 1: Mid Year – Friday Afternoon 5th July
    • Semester 2: Final – Saturday 7th December
  • Outcomes within the Australian Curriculum covered are…

    • English
    • Health
    • Digital Technology
  • Teacher: Sarah-Ann Nicholson-Holden

    Classes will be coordinated & overseen by Sarah-Ann Nicholson-Holden. Sarah-Ann is our head teacher bringing with her over 30 years experience teaching all ages and abilities from Primary to TAFE level. She is currently homeschooling the last of her three boys, while her older two have now moved on to successful achievements at TAFE. Sarah-Ann teaches a range of different classes at both venues and is passionate about all her students and assisting them to succeed in whatever they set their mind to! Sarah has a natural bent to bring out the best in all her students!