English study is mandatory in NSW from Kindergarten to Year 12.
Students learn about the English language through written, spoken and visual texts of increasing complexity as they progress through their schooling.
An understanding of the English language is central to how we communicate and essential for intellectual, social and emotional development.
The study of English should develop a love of literature and learning and be challenging and enjoyable. It develops skills to enable students to experiment with ideas and expression, to become active, independent and lifelong learners, to work with each other and to reflect on their learning.
We wish to acknowledge and pay our respects to the traditional custodians of this land, Darkinjung to the south, Awabakal to the east and Wonnarua to the north-west.
We extend this respect to the Elders of the past and present along with acknowledging the Elders of the future, our students in our schools.
This land is, was and always will be traditional Aboriginal land.
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