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NSW Syllabuses

English Extension 2 Performance Band Descriptions

The typical performance in this band:

Band E4

  • demonstrates highly developed insights and outstanding skills in formulating and communicating complex concepts supported by thorough and extensive independent investigation
  • composes a substantial and sustained original major work that effectively engages audience and is appropriate to purpose, concept and medium
  • exhibits sophisticated and highly developed skills in articulating, monitoring and reflecting on processes of investigation, interpretation, analysis and composition

Band E3

  • demonstrates well developed insights and accomplished skills in formulating and communicating complex concepts supported by competent independent investigation
  • composes a substantial and sustained original major work that engages audience and is appropriate to purpose, concept and medium
  • exhibits well developed skills in articulating, monitoring and reflecting on processes of investigation, interpretation, analysis and composition

Band E2

  • demonstrates developing insights and sound skills in formulating and communicating concepts of some complexity supported by independent investigation
  • composes a substantial and sustained original major work that is appropriate to audience, purpose, concept and medium
  • exhibits sound skills in articulating, monitoring and reflecting on processes of investigation, interpretation, analysis and composition

Band E1