International English for Curriculum Support

IECS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Cox

This is a multi-level class for students from Year 9 to Year 13 who are using English as a second language. It is a self-study class supervised by an ESOL teacher. Students may have this on their timetable from 1 to 5 hours a week, depending on their level of English and their need for curriculum support.

Students are encouraged to ask for support across all their curriculum subjects in IECS including for IELTS, if they need to take this international assessment. Access will be given to digital devices and digital tools to support their learning.  No formal assessment opportunities are offered in IECS, but students can work on other assessed work in this class. 



Pathway

International English for Academic Purposes, International English for Tertiary Entrance

Required Prior Learning


Students will be placed in this class if they need extra support with English to achieve their NCEA subjects or if they need general support to develop their English Language skills.