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James Ruse Agricultural High School

James Ruse Agricultural High School

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It is through the study of English that students learn about how Language shapes our understanding of ourselves and our world. Through their study of English, students learn how language is the primary means by which we relate to others and how it is central to our intellectual, social and emotional development.

The English faculty consists of a dedicated team who provide a positive, supportive and challenging learning opportunities suited to the needs of our highly talented students at James Ruse. The faculty bring to the classroom many years of experience as well as an enthusiasm for new and innovative methods of delivery.

Our teachers provide a differentiated curriculum which fosters the critical and creative capabilities of our students. In Stages 4 and 5 our teaching programmes reflect the latest Gifted and Talented approaches to teaching our high potential learners. In addition, the English faculty offers English mentoring classes for students from Year 7 to Year 12 to develop their proficiency in English enabling students to develop as confident communicators.

In Year 11 and 12 the English courses offered at Ruse include: