NCEA Level 3 English Scholarship
Level 3
Number of Credits: 21

Entry Recommendations: 14 credits from NCEA Level 2 English at Merit or Excellence level or entry in consultation with the Head of Faculty.

Course Outline: This is a stimulating and exciting academic course geared towards higher English study for those students who wish to sit the English Scholarship examination at the end of their Level 3 studies. It will involve the development of advanced critical literacy skills, the study of a number of literary texts selected from the best works in the English canon, and the development of a range of writing and speaking skills. It is expected that students will sit the Level 3 external standards, together with the Scholarship examination, at the end of the year.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Critical literacy

Course Costs: Approximately $25

Assessment

AS 91472
Respond critically to specified aspects of studied written texts, supported by evidence
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
Assessment Period - Term 4
AS 91473
Respond critically to specified aspects of studied visual texts, supported by evidence
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
Assessment Period - Term 4
AS 91474
Create and deliver a fluent and coherent oral text which develops, sustains and structures ideas - Optional
3 Credits
 
Seminar
Assessment Period - Term 3
AS 91479
Respond to critical texts
4 Credits
Literacy
Report
Assessment Period - Term 2
AS 91477
Create a visual text - Optional
Credits
 
Visual essay / static image
Assessment Period - Term 3
English Scholarship
NZQA Scholarship Examination
 
 
Examination
Assessment Period - Term 4
Level 3 English Scholarship