Click the links below to access your presentations… Macbeth & Lord of the flies by Millie and Harriet Power & Control Presentation ( Lilly & Colin) Power and Control in Lord of the Flies Annabel Power and Control Izaac Sam Jerry POWER AND CONTROL IN MACBETH Millie and Annabel Tom Pollard AdvertisementsRead more "Power & Control in Macbeth and Lord of the Flies"
Please can Year 10 use the following resource to revise for the forthcoming Spoken language Unit… Remember it is worth 10% of your Language GCSE and you should all already have completed a draft assessment. Download here: Spoken Language Unit of WorkRead more "Year 10 – Spoken Language Unit"
Spoken Language Unit of Work Use for revision and preparation! Mr PollardRead more "Year 9 – Download the Spoken Language Unit of Work Here!"
Now Year 11 have left people often think our GCSE work halves; not true! In Term 6 Year 9 begin their Spoken Language Unit, a 10% component of the English Language GCSE. It requires students to look at the spoken language of the world around them and to investigate an aspect of it. This Year 9 […]Read more "Year 9 – The GCSE Journey Begins!"
Dear Mrs Lawrie We are writing to say we think Mr Pollard is the best teacher ever! 100% of people we asked said he’s a great teacher! When I first went in English in year 10, I had no idea what I was doing and Mr Pollard went through it with me and after that […]Read more "Dylan’s Persuasive Letter! (Warning! Gushing!)"
Dear Mrs Lawrie We are writing to say we think Mr Pollard is the best teacher ever! 100% of people we asked said he’s a great teacher! It’s a fact that 84% of people in his class got A* and that in his lessons its knowable and creative at start of year I didn’t know […]Read more "Josh’s Persuasive Letter! (Warning – It’s very gushing!)"
Many people feel that footballers are paid too much – after all they can be on salaries of over £100,000 a week! As I’m sure you’d agree, this is a great deal of money and could possibly be better spent elsewhere. Some argue that footballers get paid far too much, essentially their job is quite […]Read more "Writing to Argue – An Example for Year 11 Revision"
Presentational features always crop up in the English Language Unit 1 exam, (Question 2 to be precise), so Year 10 have been thinking about what presentational features are and why they’re so darn important. Over the past week they have been working in groups on a non-fiction project of their choice, developing brochures, posters and […]Read more "Presentational Features – The trick is to ask yourself: ‘Why?!’"
If you pride yourself on your love of English, if it’s by and far your best subject or even if you just enjoy our lessons: Here’s a competition for you! The theme this month is mini-poetry. This month’s competition is simple: Write a haiku that you have created yourself (no cheating!!), and tweet it to […]Read more "The English Department – May Competition!"
Thanks to Beth W for her fantastic revision mind maps on To Kill a Mockingbird and Lord of the Flies. Remember: Section A: 45 Minutes Section B, Part 1: 15 Minutes. Section B, Part 2: 30 Minutes. Click the thumbnails to enlarge Beth’s work…Read more "Beth’s Revision Mind Maps…"