Hastings Secondary College offers a diverse and stimulating English program, which opens up the world of language and learning enabling students to communicate confidently.

The program encompasses a range of texts drawn from literature, mass media, films, speeches and everyday communication.

Australian and contemporary texts are studied each year along with Shakespearean and classic texts.

Extension classes are offered while additional enrichment programs are available to all students.

A passion for literature is developed in students throughout their school lives. Their love and appreciation of poetry and prose enables them to grow as individuals and develop a perspective for life.