English L1 ~ Year 10/11

L1 English, Literature & Composition with Nina Lawgun

When:  Thursdays 11:30 to 1:00pm

Where: North Shore YMCA (Rendle Room) 5 Akoranga Drive

Who:  Aimed at students 14yrs+ working towards level 1, however students will be extended to level 2 if they are ready.

Term Fees:   The cost is $80.00 per student, or $75.00 HASCA members.

In this class, students will be studying a variety of different examples of award-winning or highly regarded literature. (NCEA or CENZ credits are possible through these classes depending on your chosen pathway.)

  • The level 1 English class is limited to 10 students.
  • Classes are for 1.5 hours per week over 4 terms.
  • Includes approx. 1 – 3 hours of homework each week.
  • All class are fully aligned with NCEA and can be used to earn NCEA Credits through Tekura. 
  • All classes are also approved for credits towards the CENZ Certificate through Home-Schooling NZ.
  • All classes are on Thursdays at the North Shore YMCA, Akoranga Drive, Northcote, to coincide with other Homeschool activities on offer.

2019 – English, Literature & Composition

Term 1  (Class Dates: 7th February to 11th April 2019, 10 weeks)

1) Intro to literary analysis.

2) Personal Response Writing to NZ Literature.

Term 2 (Class Dates: May 2nd – 4th July 2019, 10 weeks)

1) Personal Response writing part 2. (4 NCEA credits)

2) Formal & Creative Writing for the internal Writing Folio assessments using Wartime Literature. (6 NCEA Credits)

Term 3

1) Research Report writing for Information Literacy.  (4 NCEA Credits)

2) Cross-Text Analysis. (4 NCEA Credits)

Term 4

1) Film Study Internal (3 NCEA Credits)

These classes have been approved for a foundation credit towards the CENZ Certificate through HSNZ and may also assist in preparing students for NCEA level 1 English. *Nina also offers level 2 and level 3 English tuition. 

Nina also offers a Senior Literature Class students completing level 3 English, plus all levels of Visual Arts. See What’s On?! for details.

Questions? Want to know more?

For more information, please contact Nina, or use the contact form below. Thank you.



HASCA does not directly run these classes but is very happy to recommend, promote, and support this programme. Nina is a homeschooling parent, and a HASCA member and executive. Please support Nina through participation as she provides this wonderful learning opportunity for our home educated children. 

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