English at Hawick High School


Principal Teacher

Miss. V Blair

Quote

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.

Shakespeare

Department Staff

Mrs. L Hamilton, Mrs. L Holliday, Mr. A King, Mrs. P Middlemass, Mrs. K Scouler, Mr. Mcewan

S1 Course

All pupils take English for four periods a week as part of the curriculum. The focus is on experiencing English rather than on continual assessment.  Pupils are exposed to a variety of different texts, language and literature and are given the opportunities to explore areas of their own choice. Find out more about the course here.

S2 Course

Pupils take English for four periods a week. The focus is on teaching and developing the skills pupils will need in order to progress successfully into the Senior Phase. Pupils are split into two sets – Developing and Challenge. Find out more about the course here.

S3 Course

Pupils take English for four periods a week. The focus is on the application of these skills. Pupils become more independent in their learning and the teacher is more of a facilitator.  Pupils are split into two sets – Developing and Challenge. Find out more about the course here.

Senior Course

Senior school pupils may select English at the following levels: