Fundamental to the growth of self-esteem, is the appropriate and effective use of language. Possessing language skills enables students to express ideas and feelings, which are important to the personal and social development of the individual.
Efficient use of the English language develops confidence and competence to meet the demands of a comprehensive school curriculum as well as those in future employment.
The English program at Kamaruka aims to improve reading fluency and enjoyment by assigning reading books at an age appropriate interest level and reading ability level. The students are expected to read each night for 30 minutes.
Regular assignments covering creative and informative topics, including current affairs, science, history and geography will extend critical thinking, writing and argumentative skills, as well as planning, organisational and research skills. Through class presentations, students are encouraged to express themselves with confidence and conviction .