In S1 you will study a variety of different texts! You will be developing your skills through the study of: novels, poems, plays, films and the media.

The S1 course is designed to help you become Successful Learners, Confident Individuals, Effective Contributors and Responsible Citizens.

You will be developing your skills in:

· Reading
o Through the study of lots of different texts;
o By completing the Bronze, Silver and Gold personal reading awards.

· Writing
o By learning how to write creatively, informatively and persuasively!
o By learning how to use language for effect.

· Talking & Listening
o By participating in lots of co-operative learning and group discussion;
o By learning how to deliver a confident solo talk.


You will study:

Either ‘’Boy’ by Roald Dahl

Or ‘Millions’ by Frank Cotrell Boyce


The Princess Bride

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