This post has been agreed by several teachers and is shared across several blog sites. In the last couple of years, we have openly expressed
Category: high expectations
OZYMANDIAS – AN EXPOSITION INTO POWER
Shelley’s quintessential metaphor on a reprobate monarchy dominating 19thcentury Britain is foreboded before the first line is read. The title, Greek for ‘ruler of air’
What are some of the favourite books of highly experienced English teachers?
Looking to add to your reading collection? Of course, browsing the bookstore is a lovely and rewarding thing to do, but sometimes it’s great to
Excerpt from THE PRELUDE
The EDUQAS edition (Book 1: lines 150) of Excerpt from THE PRELUDE is remarkably similar in structure and intent to the AQA excerpt (Book 1,
MACBETH – NOT A WARNING, AN INDICTMENT!
Of the thousands of students shortly who will sit their GCSEs in English literature, as well as the multiple thousands of students from the past
CLOUD 9 – A place for high quality inspired writing
High expectations dominate my entire pedagogical approach. In most lessons I push students to think deeply about topics and make connections to the bigger picture