Learning Area – English

In English we want St. Patrick’s students to study, use and enjoy a wide range of language and literature, communicated orally, visually or in writing.

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Global Ideas:

·        Appreciate and enjoy a wide a range of texts.

·        Develop a love of New Zealand and world literature.

·        Integrate a variety of strategies to critically examine texts.

·        Use oral language to participate, question and express themselves confidently to others.

·        Write using a variety of genre’s to suit purpose and present information and ideas.

·        Develop Literacy skills in order to participate fully in society.