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English

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​​​​All English subjects aim to develop students':

  • skills in listening, speaking, reading, viewing and writing
  • capacity to create texts for a range of purposes, audiences and contexts
  • understanding and appreciation of different uses of language.

In addition, English aims to develop students':

  • understanding of the use of language for communication
  • appreciation and creation of sustained interpretive, persuasive and imaginative texts in a range of modes
  • engagement in critical analysis and reflection.​

Subjects

Junior school

English

Junior secondary

English

Extension English​

Senior secondary

​General English 

Essential English 

For more information, see the Earnshaw State College subject selection guides.

Click here​ for Junior and here for Senior.

Special features and programs

​Debating

The Queensland Debating Union (QDU) competition aims at develop students’ confidence in public speaking. Students debate against other schools in Brisbane.​

More information on Special features and programs can be found in the Clubs area here​.



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Last reviewed 30 August 2021
Last updated 30 August 2021