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English - Level 1 (ENC 101)


Qualification: NCEA Level 1

Entry requirements: None

Content/Skills: Students will make meaning (listening, reading and viewing) and create meaning (speaking, writing and presenting) through a variety of activities such as:

  • writing in a wide variety of contexts
  • reading widely - novel, drama, film, poetry and short stories and making connections between these texts
  • developing skills in language use and analysis
  • presenting skills such as speech-making and creation of visual texts

Field Trips: These may be organised throughout the year by individual teachers.  Details of such trips will be communicated to students several weeks in advance.

Possible Course Costs:  There are stationery costs associated with this course.  Students may be asked to offer a contribution for performances linked to this course throughout the year.


ENC 101   (Connecting to our World)

This course will be based around the study of a range of texts, of which many will connect to a central theme. There will be a particular focus on the study and creation of visual texts. 


1.6 (90857) Oral Text (optional) (3)

1.7 (90855) Visual Text (3)

1.11 (90856) Close Viewing (3)


1.1 (90484) Written Text (4)

1.2 (90851) Unfamiliar Text (4)


Where does it lead? NCEA Level 2

For further information see Ms Dyne or Dr Williamson