* You will have opportunities to increase your enjoyment and appreciation of texts – ranging from novels, short stories and poems to Shakespeare plays in S3. You will also further develop your independent thinking, interpersonal skills, ability to work as part of a team, communication skills, creative thinking and critical thinking. In S1 and S2 you will write your own novel over the course of the year.
* The aim of the S1-S3 course is to help you refine and consolidate your skills in reading, writing, talking and listening in preparation for the National Qualifications in the Senior Phase.
* Development of these literacy skills enables you to process information more easily, apply your knowledge of language to practical and relevant contexts, and gain confidence to undertake new and increasingly more challenging tasks in a variety of situations.