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English Extension 2

2 units for each of Year 11 & Year 12 

Board Developed Category A

Exclusions: English Standard; English Studies; English EAL/D

Prerequisite: Students are expected to have studied the English Extension (Year 11) Course.

Corequisite: Students are expected to be studying or have studied English Advanced Year 12 Course and the English Extension 1 Course.

Course Costs: $10.00 

In The English Extension 2 Year 12 Course, students develop a sustained composition, and document their reflection on this process.

Students will develop skills to work independently to experiment with language forms, features and structures and to engage with complex levels of conceptualisation.

The course requires students to undertake a composition process in order to complete a Major Work and Reflection Statement.

Particular Course Requirements

In the English Extension 2 course students are required to:

  • Complete a Major Work which involves students undertaking extensive independent investigation involving a range of complex texts during the composition process and document this in their Major Work Journal and Reflection Statement.


Students can choose to compose in ONE of the following forms:

  • short fiction
  • creative non-fiction
  • poetry
  • critical response
  • script – short film, television, drama
  • podcasts – drama, storytelling, speeches, performance poetry
  • multimedia.

Course Contact: Ms Kim Desborough, Head Teacher: English (Relieving)