Level Two Alternative English


NCEA Level 2 with Achievement Standards

Entry Requirement

L1 English  – at least 10 credits is recommended.

Students must have achieved at least one Level 1 writing standard:

AS 90052 Creative Writing and/or AS 90053 formal Writing;

and must also have achieved at least one Level 1 reading standard: AS90853 Research and/or AS90851 Close reading of an unfamiliar text.


Stationery fee

Course Outline

This course offers students the opportunity to gain some University Entrance literacy requirements in reading and writing skills, with less emphasis on literature studies.



AS 91101 - Writing Portfolio   - 6 credits

AS 91104 - Significant Connections   - 3 credits

AS 91106 - Wide reading   - 4 credits

AS 91107 - Close Viewing   - 3 credits


No Externals

Where Does It Lead

Year 13 students in this class may choose to complete the other half of this programme if they still need to complete the minimum requirements for literacy for University Entrance, provided that some credits have already been gained in Year 12.  See L2 English

Further Information

Mrs Pauline Ireland-Kenny