English is the Key Learning Area where students develop competence in creating, responding and applying literacy in a variety of contexts.

St Kevin’s School follows the NSW Board of Studies English K–10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. English is taught in daily literacy blocks of 2 hours covering the three strands of Speaking and listening, Reading and viewing, Writing and representing.

Through responding to and composing texts students learn about the power, value and art of the English language for communication, knowledge and enjoyment.

Content of the NSW English K-10 Syllabus for the Australian curriculum