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HSC RESULTS, 2012

In 2012 Warrawong High School had great success in HSC English:

  • 58% of our Standard English students received HSC marks between 70 and 100 (the state average is 36% in Bands 4 – 6))
  • All our Advanced English students received HSC marks between 80 and 100 (the state average is 53% in Bands 5 & 6)
  • Our Extension1 student received HSC marks in the top band (the state average for Band 4 is 25%)
  • Our Extension 2 English student achieved a mark in the top band (the state average for Band 4 is 22%) 
  • For 68% of our 19 students  studying English as a Second Language their HSC mark was either their best or second best mark out of all the HSC subjects they studied at Warrawong High School.

 

 

The modules being studied in Year 12 Standard English in 2013 are:

Area of Study                Belonging                

Film 

Strictly Ballroom  by Baz Luhrmann

Module A                

Experience through Language             

(Distinctive Voices)

Novel

The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender by Marele Day

Module B                       

 Close Study of Text

Poetry

Wilfred Owen

Module C                         

 Texts and Society             

(The Global Village)

Drama

The Man with Five Children by Nick Enright

The modules being studied in Year 12 Advanced English in 2013 are:

Area of Study                Belonging                

Shakespeare

As You Like It  by William Shakespeare

Module A                  Comparative Study of Texts & Context

Novel

Film

Frankenstein  by Mary Shelley

Blade Runnerby Ridley Scott

Module B                       

Critical Study of Text & Context

Non-fiction 

George Orwell's essays

Module C                         

Text and Representation (Conflicting Perspectives)

Poetry

Ted Hughes

 

The module studied in Extension I English in 2013 is  Crime Writing

 

 

 

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