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Language is at the core of our world. It shapes our understanding of ourselves and our world, and it is the primary means by which we relate to others. Importantly, it is also central to the intellectual, social and emotional development of all students. The subject, English, is in a nutshell the study and use of the English language in its diverse, and increasingly innovative, textual forms. These encompass spoken, written and visual texts of varying complexity through which meaning in shaped, conveyed, interpreted and reflected.  


The English Faculty at Orange High School

The English Faculty at Orange High School are a team of committed, innovative, passionate and driven individuals who are determined to improve student outcomes. We exercise our philosophy of developing critical thinkers who interpret, analyse and question the world around them via the texts that they encounter within the 21st century context. English is therefore more than simply reading a novel, analysing a film or ensuring punctuation is correct. It is the art of questioning and challenging the representations that we are presented with everyday in a multitude of contexts.

The English Faculty at Orange High School is also determined to ensure that every student receives curriculum which is tailored to their individual needs. Our English staff create class profiles and differentiate the teaching and learning activities to ensure that every student in every class is engaged and their learning is tailored with relevant activities that offer them the opportunity to succeed.

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Mr Tim Boyle

Mr Mark Gilmour

Mrs Alison McLennan

Mr Daniel Jones

Ms Jacqueline Ward
Assistant Head Teacher - English

Miss Monica Peasley

Mr Matthew Burfitt

Mr Gilbert Holiday

Ms Melissa Galliatsatos

Ms Rebecca Murdoch

Mrs Diana Carrusca

Mr Christopher Page

Mrs Kimberly Scott
Head Teacher - English