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English

Holistic Learning offers English tuition for students in Years 1 to 11.

Primary

Secondary

Our primary curriculum (Years 1 to 8) focusses on the following key areas:

- Reading

- Writing

- Spelling

- Comprehension

- Grammar

 

This is achieved through both phonemics and whole language learning techniques.

Our Secondary curriculum (Year 9 onwards) focusses on developing the key skills required for students to succeed in NCEA and Cambridge assessment standards. The following key areas are:

- Essay writing (formal writing, creative writing, persuasive writing)

- Drawing inferences (from unfamiliar texts, poetry and plays)

- Literacy skills (vocabulary, spelling and comprehension)

- Oral skills (through construction and delivery of oral texts)