Reading Time: 13 minutes It’s been a difficult old year when it comes to predictions (and so many things, but let’s stay focused!). I’m … More Why are predicted grades so hard to give, and can we change it?
Reading Time: 10 minutes One of the new units I’m looking at for September is war poetry. In this post, I’m going to discuss my thoughts-in-progress about why that theme, and how I’m going about choosing the texts.
Reading Time: 2 minutes I’ve been falling love with Revolting Rhymes again. I remember loving it as a child, watching the VHS animated versions … More Roald Dahl’s poetry – a forgotten gem
Reading Time: 3 minutes Like many teachers I’m currently in the middle of planning for next year, with a bit more space to rethink … More Women through the ages – a new scheme of work
Reading Time: 3 minutes When we’ve been teaching Rossetti this year, we’ve been preparing for the AS-level. We’re not doing that next year (switching … More Planning to teach a poetry cluster: Christina Rossetti