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

Level 3 English: English in Aotearoa

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Gibson.

Recommended Prior Learning

UE Literacy including Achieved or higher in one external and 2.4 Writing Portfolio

Following on from Level 2, this course focuses on the appreciation of literature and our communities. In this course, students explore a diverse range of literature from Aotearoa, critically responding to the different ways in which we tell stories of ourselves and the world around us. If you enjoy writing (whether creatively or more persuasively), this is the course for you. This course has a maximum of 18 credits.

Please speak to your English teacher or the HOLA English for advice on which English course to select.

Learning Areas:


Detailed Subject Outline
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

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students choose five of the assessment standards offered below. This course has a maximum of *19* credits.


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.