Let me give you, let me share with you, the City of Invention. For what novelists do… is to build the Houses of the Imagination, and where houses cluster together there is a city… Let us look round the city: become acquainted with it, make it our ete..
VIPERS displays have been requested by a number of people. Click on an image to select a set of A4 printable posters.
Remember – KS1 = Sequence, KS2 = Summarise
Read more about VIPERS here and here Find VIPERS novel studies, comprehensions and Film..
From September I will be teaching a small group of prospective English teachers what I think they need to know in order to do a decent job as part of the new BPP University PGCE course. I was very flattered to be asked to be involved, particularly as..
In the last few weeks schools up and down the country have been giving year 10 students opportunities to experience the world of work. Meaningful WE placements give young people a chance to learn about different roles in the workplace, develop a rang..
This guest blog was written by Alison Baverstock, Associate Professor at Kingston University and Director of The KU Big Read.
I’m feeling conflicted. Obviously this article is being published after internal consultation at Kingston University, but I..
The summer holidays are under way, but for some children, the studying – and the homework – will continue.
It was a moment of pure joy: school was out for summer.
Your school bag was shoved in the back of a cupboard. School shoes went the same way. ..
NATRE notes the long awaited response to the Government consultation on the English Baccalaureate. We are well aware that the introduction of the English Baccalaureate and the change in accountability measures in secondary schools has resulted in man..
I have nothing against emojis, just as I have nothing against kittens, turpentine or billiards. I’m more than happy for anyone who’s minded to stoke kittens, drink turps and swan around with a billiards cue. Equally, I have no problem whatsoever with..
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Ambition for vast majority of students to study core academic GCSEs From: Department for Education and The Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP Part of: School and college qualifications and curriculum Published: 19 July 2017 School Standards Ministe..
Formal response from the Secretary of State to NAHT and NAHT Edge's concerns on the assessment of writing
On 5 June 2017, NAHT wrote to the Secretary of State outlining our concerns with the current approach to the assessment of wr..