Year 10 Literacy Support

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Gilbert

Students explore literacy skills that are being used across the curriculum. Inquiry Learning is used to engage students in their learning and support them in the practice of these skills. Students will look at visual, oral, and written strands of the curriculum.

This course is to support students who struggle with literacy and provide them with foundation skills that will enable them to work more effectively across the curriculum.

Students who take this course will have the opportunity to work on a Level 1 English standard.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students are placed in this class based on their Entrance Examination, and achievement in English, the previous year.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90854 v2
English 1.10 - Form personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 4
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0


Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths 

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