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Merinda Bermingham English 12
Welcome from Merinda Bermingham


English develops students’ abilities to communicate effectively in speech and in writing, and to read and listen with understanding. It also encourages students to be enthusiastic and responsive readers, and fosters original thinking and a love of communication. Students are encouraged to understand how language works and to use it well. English Enrichment is a vibrant and engaging course that is designed to prepare students for further study in both the Literature and mainstream English courses.

Unit focus areas

English Unit 1 - Reading and creating texts

English Unit 2 - Analysing and presenting an argument


English is a compulsory subject.

Students undertaking Units 1 and 2 English need to have completed Year 10 English (or equivalent).


For Units 1 and 2, students complete a range of outcomes and classwork throughout each semester, followed by an examination.

Enrolments and assessments

Some important information regarding enrolments and assessments.

Using the Victorian Assessment Software System (VASS), a student is enroled in each of their subjects with both (a) a home school and (b) an assessing school. For more information about enrolments and assessments and what needs to be completed please click the button below to read further information

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