St Mary’s College (Wellington) St Mary’s College (Wellington)

Level 2 English: Word Up

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Gibson.

Recommended Prior Learning

This course is for Year 12 students who need support to achieve Level Two NCEA English and Literacy credits. 

Students will work through an exciting course exploring how we communicate ideas about ourselves and the world we live in, while also developing communication and literacy skills. Students will also have the option of sitting an external examination at the end of the year. The course delivers the standards for the literacy requirement for University Entrance. 

This course is by recommendation from your Y11 English teacher in consultation with the HOD English. Please speak to Mrs Davies or Mrs Gibson before selecting this course.

You must request entry into this course by submitting an Exemption Request. Your request will be reviewed and if it is approved you will be added to this course.

Learning Areas:


Detailed Subject Outline

Level 3 English: Communication English

Career Pathways

Cook, Holiday Park Manager, Sales Representative, Accountant, Auditor, Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Actor, Actuary, Acupuncturist, Office Administrator, Finance Manager, Receptionist, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Survey Technician, Aeronautical Engineer, Aeroplane Pilot, Registered Nurse, Air Force Aviator, Trainer, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Kaiwhakaako Māori, Secondary School Teacher, Penetration Tester


All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.