At the end of last year, three students were chosen to become student bloggers for the English department blog. This role will allow them to explain what they’re currently doing in English, what aspects they’re enjoying or finding difficult and will also be an outlet for them to share creative writing of their own or […]
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Macbeth The endless river of eternity flows, Carries the days of future past, We set sail the blue horizon always jumping back, The wind is our guide, The events I see on the shores of time, Are but ripples on the water, Someone is to blame; the ripple doesn’t form itself, Who threw the stone? […]
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Well done Year 11 for all your hard work revising for Tuesday’s exam; only the poetry exam to go on Thursday and then half-term! We wish you the best of luck and if you need any guidance, please get in touch! Mr Pollard
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Attached to this post are the slides from today’s session Year 11. Good luck! Resources: Example answers Source 1 Tasks Slides
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1.What is Ralph’s first reaction to the island? Why do you think he reacts this way? 2.How does Ralph first react to Piggy? Why does he react this way? 3.What do Piggy and Ralph find in the water? How do they feel about it? Whose idea is it to use it to call […]
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1) George and slim sit in the bunk house. George tell slim about friendship with Lennie and explains why they had to leave weed. Lennie arrives, cuddling the puppy slim has given him. George makes him take it back to the barn. Candy and Carlson come in. Carlson tells candy he ought to shoot his […]
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Dear Year 11, We’ve been your English teachers for many years now and we know and love you all – sometimes you might push our buttons, but we forgive you. We’re writing because soon we won’t be your teachers any more; you’ll either be working, in college or maybe in a sixth form. Either way […]
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Welcome back to school everyone, hope you had an amazing summer! Just a reminder to not forget your equipment you’ll need for your English lessons. This includes: #ruler #blue or black pen #pencil #rubber #reading book #dictionary See you this week!
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