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English Teaching Online is a treasure trove of advice for teaching English. It's no longer sent out as a regular newsletter, but we've stored the archive here so you can come back for more when you need it most!

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New GCSEs | EAL | LiteracySpoken Language studyLiterary heritageFilm | Essay writing | Short stories | Organisation | Novels | Critical understanding | Plays | Competence | Topicality | Cultural understanding | Projects | Drama | Grammar | SEN / G&T | Assessment | Creative approaches to poetry | One-offs and cover lessons | Reading | Homework | Speaking and listening | Starter activities | Original writing | Genre | Skills and exam preparation | Prose | Media and non fiction | Poetry | Shakespeare
 

The one about the new GCSEs | Spring Term (1) / Term 3 2010 [published 10/2/11]

At least Speaking and Listening hasn't changed – Keith Brindle | All change? – Tom Rank on behalf of NATE | In defence of an old friend – Geoff Barton | Challenging times for SEN – Andrew Buckton | Backwards, upside down and inside out – Esther Menon | Talking my language – Geoff Parker | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the EAL | Autumn Term (2) / Term 2 2010 [published 1/12/10]

EAL friendly – Stuart Scott | Celebrating language – Geoff Barton | Core value – Harry Dodds | Lost in translation – Phil Beadle | Actions speak louder than words – Tom Rank on behalf of NATE | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the LITERACY | Autumn Term (1) / Term 1 2010 [published 7/10/10]

Stop calling it literacy – Geoff Barton | Times have changed – Harry Dodds | The place of language in learning – Geoff Dean | Motivating literacy – Tom Rank | 'The best words in the best order’: grammar as a creative tool for writing – Debra Myhill | Supporting and inspiring pupils with SEN to get into literacy – Andrew Buckton | Ways with commas – Phil Beadle | Weblinks – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the SPOKEN LANGUAGE STUDY | Summer Term (2) / Term 6 2010 [published 8/07/10]

Talking it up – Adrian Beard | Spoken language in the GCSE curriculum – Julie Blake | Don't save it for KS4 – Harry Dodds | The lucky dip of slang – Geoff Barton | Words, words, words – Tom Rank | Plugging the gaps – Andrew Buckton | Webwatch – Alison Powell

The one with all the LITERARY HERITAGE | Summer Term (1) / Term 5 2010 [published 13/04/10]

To the great from the personal – Lorna Smith | New ways to play old texts – Tom Rank | The rich get richer – Geoff Barton | Story, day trips and SEN – Andrew Buckton | Real literature – Phil Beadle | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover | Building connections – Harry Dodds

The one with all the FILM | Spring Term (2) / Term 4 2010 [published 2/04/10]

Ditching the remote control – Geoff Barton  | Interpretation and film for pupils with SEN – Andrew Buckton | The most beautiful fraud – Harry Dodds | Introducing pupils to FILMCLUB – Cat Fitton | A filmic perspective from NATE – Tom Rank | Welcome to Film Education – Ian Wall | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Phil Beadle | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the ESSAY WRITING | Spring Term (1) / Term 3 2010 [published 17/02/10]

The baggage of essays – Geoff Barton | Planning by pop songs – Andrew Buckton | Why oh why oh why – Phil Beadle | Wiki-wars and visualisers – Tom Rank on behalf of NATE | Teaching a critical mind-set – Harry Dodds | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the SHORT STORIES | Autumn Term (2) / Term 2 2009 [published 3/12/09]

A Writer's View – Jackie Kay | Podcasting with reluctant writers – Andrew Buckton | Teaching reading skills using short stories – Geoff Barton | Using short stories in the teaching of writing – Phil Beadle | Critical analysis and takeaway learning parcels – Moyra Beverton, NATE | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover  | Respond with a short story of your own – Harry Dodds

The one with all the organisation  | Autumn Term (1) / Term 1 2009 [published 21/9/09]

Unobtrusive organisation – Geoff Barton | Show me a teacher with a tidy desk – Phil Beadle | Now and never – Richard Durant | You don't have a choice – Harry Dodds | Swanning through – Lorna Smith | A lesson from Robert De Nero to support pupils with SEN – Andrew Buckton | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover 

The one with all the novels | Summer Term (2) / Term 6 2009 [published 17/7/09]

The whole book – Malorie Blackman | The importance of narrative – Kate Thompson | A love of literature – Geoff Barton | Struggling with the great – Phil Beadle | Austen, Lee and Steinbeck – the enduiring surviviors – Ian McNeilly | Teaching the novel – Harry Dodds | Dramatising novels with students with SEN – Andrew Buckton

The one with all the critical understanding | Summer Term (1) / Term 5 2009 [published 11/5/09]

A whiff of controversy – Geoff Barton | Shakespeare and SEN – Andrew Buckton | Lucky dip bags – Francis Gilbert | The thinking behind the curriculum – Phil Beadle | Expert summarisers and Wordsworth's skating – Gareth Calway | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the plays | Spring Term (2) / Term 4 2009 [published 26/3/09]

Messing around – Geoff Barton | Banging the GCSE drum – Phil Beadle | A play is not a play until it's played – Larraine Harrison | The radio star – Harry Dodds | Including everyone – Andrew Buckton | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the competence | Spring Term (1) / Term 3 2009 [published 28/1/09]

An open letter to Alan Milburn – Frank Cottrell Boyce | What change captain? – Phil Beadle | To competence and beyond – Geoff Barton | Striving for competence – Gareth Calway | Competence through AfL – Francis Gilbert | Creating an oral portfolio – Valerie Coultas | Building on communication skills – Andrew Buckton | What competence means in English – Harry Dodds | The Poetry Society's centenary year – Bea Colley | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the topicality | Autumn Term (2) / Term 2 2008 [published 1/12/08]

Apocalypse now – Geoff Barton | Long live the tangent! – Ian McNeilly | After the ogre – Richard Durant | It's good to talk – Julie Blake | Moving away from mass production – Andrew Buckton | Planning a curriculum – Harry Dodds | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover | Everybody Writes

The one with all the cultural understanding | Autumn Term (1) / Term 1 2008 [published 19/9/08]

Writing a life – Ian McMillan | Cultural capital and cultural misunderstandings – Stuart Scott | The key to cultural understanding – Francis Gilbert | White working-class kids – Phil Beadle | Embracing culture – Geoff Barton | Cultural legends, youth culture and SEN – Andrew Buckton | The problem with culture – Harry Dodds

The one with all the projects | Summer Term (2) / Term 6 2008 [published 8/7/08]

Projects are back ... but not as we knew them - Geoff Barton | Just another day in the sun – Phil Beadle | Projects for a digital age – Geoff Dean | My utopian wonderworld – Julie Blake | Learning before doing – Harry Dodds | The microbes project – Gareth Calway | Mini projects for teachers – Andrew Buckton

The one with all the Drama | Summer Term (1) / Term 5 2008 [published 21/5/08]

Avoiding embarrassment – Geoff Barton | Spotlight on improvisation – Larraine Harrison | Don't be scared – Nic Harvey | Exploring texts through Drama – Richard Durant | Borrowing ideas from Drama – Harry Dodds | Using Drama creatively with pupils with SEN – Andrew Buckton

The one with all the grammar | Spring Term (2) / Term 4 2008 [published 17/03/08]

Being pragmatic about grammar – David Crystal | Effective writing – Harry Dodds | All hail adverbs – Alison Ross | Matt is sitting in a cat? – Andrew Buckton | Sentence variety – Geoff Barton | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover | Teaching Tom – John Hodgson

The one with all the SEN / G&T | Spring Term (1) / Term 3 2008 [published 16/01/08]

Teachit's new SEN support – Andrew Buckton | Poetry for less able writers – Trevor Millum | Genius spelling strategies for special needs kids – Phil Beadle | The myth of inclusion – Ian McNeilly | Last things first – Harry Dodds | A different language – Gareth Calway | More able students of English – Geoff Dean | Playing to quirkiness – Geoff Barton | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the assessment | Autumn Term (2) / Term 2 2007 [published 12/11/07]

Can you hear that? – it's the assessment system creaking – Ian McNeilly | Embracing assessment for learning – Geoff Barton | Assessing pupils' progress – Richard Durant | Assessment as reflection – Harry Dodds | Last things first – Phil Beadle | Assessing creative writing – Gareth Calway | Creative ways of assessing students with SEN – Andrew Buckton

The one with all the creative approaches to poetry | Autumn Term (1) / Term 1 2007 [published 28/09/07]

Another way of looking – Jackie Kay | An eight-page booklet – John Hegley | Two stories – Julie Blake | Devising actions – Phil Beadle | The probing mouse – Harry Dodds | People like poetry – Jane Bluett | Poetry through parody – Geoff Barton | The Poetry Place – Trevor Millum | Teaching with Poetry Shuffle – Fiona Darby | Topic-based approaches for students with SEN – Andrew Buckton | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover | The T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry Scheme | Children’s Poetry Bookshelf Competition

The one with all the one-offs and cover lessons | Summer Term (2) / Term 6 2007 [published 05/06/07]

The best teaching technique ever – Phil Beadle | Remember Bob Holness when you're desperate – Ian McNeilly | Emergency lessons for pupils with SEN – Andrew Buckton | Writing cover lessons – the basics – Harry Dodds | Decent cover work – Geoff Barton | Creative cover – Helen Dobson | The emergency cover drawer – Lorna Smith | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one about teaching reading | Summer Term (1) / Term 5 2007 [published 23/04/07]

A worthwhile thing to do – Celia Rees | Forgive a silly question – Geoff Barton | Are children in our classes reading enough? – Elaine Millard | Teaching reading for meaning – Harry Dodds | Encouraging reading in A Level English – Jane Bluett | Reading aloud – Philip Beadle | Comic book heroes and SEN strategies – Andrew Buckton | Family reading support – Sarah Osborne | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the homework | Spring Term (2) / Term 4 2007 [published 26/02/07]

A constant torment – Phil Beadle | Are homework timetables anti-English? – Ian McNeilly | Effective homework – Geoff Barton | Making the best of it – Harry Dodds | Encouraging independence – an SEN persepective – Andrew Buckton | Find out all you can ... – Richard Durant | Home is where the art is – Helen Dobson | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the speaking and listening | Spring Term (1) / Term 3 2007 [published 5/01/07]

The core of good teaching – Geoff Barton | Football talk – Ian McNeilly | Telling tales – Pie Corbett | Just playing games? SEN – Andrew Buckton | Language for thinking -Neil Mercer | Talk and work – Brenda Ainsley | Whole-class discussion and debate – Valerie Coultas | Webwatch- Rhiannon Glover | Top tips for speaking and listening -Harry Dodds

The one with all the starter activities | Autumn Term (2) / Term 2 2006

Two starters to last you for life – Philip Beadle | Leave the sticky-back plastic at home – Geoff Barton | Thinking skills for English starters – Helen Dobson | Starters for A Level – Barbara Bleiman | Joined-up starters – Harry Dodds | A bigger picture approach to starters for students with SEN – Andrew Buckton | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover | Whizzing it – some free Teachit starters for computers or interactive whiteboards

The one with all the original writing | Autumn Term (1) / Term 1 2006 [published 8/09/06]

Some thoughts – in no particular order – about original writing – David Almond | Giving reign to horror – Darren Shan | Bend it, shake it, any way you want it! – Debra Myhill | Original writing for GCSE – Harry Dodds | Grammar and original writing – Geoff Barton | Supporting writers with SEN – Andrew Buckton | The Arvon Foundation – Stephanie Anderson | The joy of Write Away – Ian McNeilly | Webwatch – | Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the genre | Summer Term (2) 2006 [published 7/06/06]

The one with all the skills and exam preparation | Summer Term (1) 2006 [published 25/04/06]

Spring Term (2) 2006 [published 24/02/06] The one with all the prose

The one with all the media and non fiction | Spring Term (1) 2006 [published 15/01/06]

The one with all the poetry | Autumn Term (2) 2005 [published 04/11/05]

The one with all the Shakespeare stuff | Autumn Term (1) 2005 [published 11/09/05]

2004/5 Academic Year

The one about ... books and reading for fun | Summer Term (2) 2005 [published 03/06/05]

Summer Term (1) 2005 [published 08/04/05]

The one with all the technology ....Spring Term (2) 2005 [published 17/02/05]

Spring Term (1) 2005 [published 12/01/05]

Autumn Term (2) 2004 [published 30/10/2004]

Autumn Term (1) 2004 [published 09/09/2004]

2003/4 Academic Year

July 2004

Don't say the F word: a guide to football in the classroom | ICT – English teachers can be geeky too! | Spelling chequer poem (a warning) | Staffroom hot topics | Last chance to spend those Learning Credits!

March 2004

Research and feedback

February 2004

Digital sound and learning in English: how Tony Benn found 21st century ambient groove by Andrew Moore |

The one about the new GCSEs | Spring Term (1) / Term 3 2010 [published 10/2/11]

At least Speaking and Listening hasn't changed – Keith Brindle | All change? – Tom Rank on behalf of NATE | In defence of an old friend – Geoff Barton | Challenging times for SEN – Andrew Buckton | Backwards, upside down and inside out – Esther Menon | Talking my language – Geoff Parker | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the EAL | Autumn Term (2) / Term 2 2010 [published 1/12/10]

EAL friendly – Stuart Scott | Celebrating language – Geoff Barton | Core value – Harry Dodds | Lost in translation – Phil Beadle | Actions speak louder than words – Tom Rank on behalf of NATE | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the LITERACY | Autumn Term (1) / Term 1 2010 [published 7/10/10]

Stop calling it literacy – Geoff Barton | Times have changed – Harry Dodds | The place of language in learning – Geoff Dean | Motivating literacy – Tom Rank | 'The best words in the best order’: grammar as a creative tool for writing – Debra Myhill | Supporting and inspiring pupils with SEN to get into literacy – Andrew Buckton | Ways with commas – Phil Beadle | Weblinks – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the SPOKEN LANGUAGE STUDY | Summer Term (2) / Term 6 2010 [published 8/07/10]

Talking it up – Adrian Beard | Spoken language in the GCSE curriculum – Julie Blake | Don't save it for KS4 – Harry Dodds | The lucky dip of slang – Geoff Barton | Words, words, words – Tom Rank | Plugging the gaps – Andrew Buckton | Webwatch – Alison Powell

The one with all the LITERARY HERITAGE | Summer Term (1) / Term 5 2010 [published 13/04/10]

To the great from the personal – Lorna Smith | New ways to play old texts – Tom Rank | The rich get richer – Geoff Barton | Story, day trips and SEN – Andrew Buckton | Real literature – Phil Beadle | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover | Building connections – Harry Dodds

The one with all the FILM | Spring Term (2) / Term 4 2010 [published 2/04/10]

Ditching the remote control – Geoff Barton  | Interpretation and film for pupils with SEN – Andrew Buckton | The most beautiful fraud – Harry Dodds | Introducing pupils to FILMCLUB – Cat Fitton | A filmic perspective from NATE – Tom Rank | Welcome to Film Education – Ian Wall | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Phil Beadle | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the ESSAY WRITING | Spring Term (1) / Term 3 2010 [published 17/02/10]

The baggage of essays – Geoff Barton | Planning by pop songs – Andrew Buckton | Why oh why oh why – Phil Beadle | Wiki-wars and visualisers – Tom Rank on behalf of NATE | Teaching a critical mind-set – Harry Dodds | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the SHORT STORIES | Autumn Term (2) / Term 2 2009 [published 3/12/09]

A Writer's View – Jackie Kay | Podcasting with reluctant writers – Andrew Buckton | Teaching reading skills using short stories – Geoff Barton | Using short stories in the teaching of writing – Phil Beadle | Critical analysis and takeaway learning parcels – Moyra Beverton, NATE | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover  | Respond with a short story of your own – Harry Dodds

The one with all the organisation  | Autumn Term (1) / Term 1 2009 [published 21/9/09]

Unobtrusive organisation – Geoff Barton | Show me a teacher with a tidy desk – Phil Beadle | Now and never – Richard Durant | You don't have a choice – Harry Dodds | Swanning through – Lorna Smith | A lesson from Robert De Nero to support pupils with SEN – Andrew Buckton | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover 

The one with all the novels | Summer Term (2) / Term 6 2009 [published 17/7/09]

The whole book – Malorie Blackman | The importance of narrative – Kate Thompson | A love of literature – Geoff Barton | Struggling with the great – Phil Beadle | Austen, Lee and Steinbeck – the enduiring surviviors – Ian McNeilly | Teaching the novel – Harry Dodds | Dramatising novels with students with SEN – Andrew Buckton

The one with all the critical understanding | Summer Term (1) / Term 5 2009 [published 11/5/09]

A whiff of controversy – Geoff Barton | Shakespeare and SEN – Andrew Buckton | Lucky dip bags – Francis Gilbert | The thinking behind the curriculum – Phil Beadle | Expert summarisers and Wordsworth's skating – Gareth Calway | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the plays | Spring Term (2) / Term 4 2009 [published 26/3/09]

Messing around – Geoff Barton | Banging the GCSE drum – Phil Beadle | A play is not a play until it's played – Larraine Harrison | The radio star – Harry Dodds | Including everyone – Andrew Buckton | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the competence | Spring Term (1) / Term 3 2009 [published 28/1/09]

An open letter to Alan Milburn – Frank Cottrell Boyce | What change captain? – Phil Beadle | To competence and beyond – Geoff Barton | Striving for competence – Gareth Calway | Competence through AfL – Francis Gilbert | Creating an oral portfolio – Valerie Coultas | Building on communication skills – Andrew Buckton | What competence means in English – Harry Dodds | The Poetry Society's centenary year – Bea Colley | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the topicality | Autumn Term (2) / Term 2 2008 [published 1/12/08]

Apocalypse now – Geoff Barton | Long live the tangent! – Ian McNeilly | After the ogre – Richard Durant | It's good to talk – Julie Blake | Moving away from mass production – Andrew Buckton | Planning a curriculum – Harry Dodds | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover | Everybody Writes

The one with all the cultural understanding | Autumn Term (1) / Term 1 2008 [published 19/9/08]

Writing a life – Ian McMillan | Cultural capital and cultural misunderstandings – Stuart Scott | The key to cultural understanding – Francis Gilbert | White working-class kids – Phil Beadle | Embracing culture – Geoff Barton | Cultural legends, youth culture and SEN – Andrew Buckton | The problem with culture – Harry Dodds

The one with all the projects | Summer Term (2) / Term 6 2008 [published 8/7/08]

Projects are back ... but not as we knew them - Geoff Barton | Just another day in the sun – Phil Beadle | Projects for a digital age – Geoff Dean | My utopian wonderworld – Julie Blake | Learning before doing – Harry Dodds | The microbes project – Gareth Calway | Mini projects for teachers – Andrew Buckton

The one with all the Drama | Summer Term (1) / Term 5 2008 [published 21/5/08]

Avoiding embarrassment – Geoff Barton | Spotlight on improvisation – Larraine Harrison | Don't be scared – Nic Harvey | Exploring texts through Drama – Richard Durant | Borrowing ideas from Drama – Harry Dodds | Using Drama creatively with pupils with SEN – Andrew Buckton

The one with all the grammar | Spring Term (2) / Term 4 2008 [published 17/03/08]

Being pragmatic about grammar – David Crystal | Effective writing – Harry Dodds | All hail adverbs – Alison Ross | Matt is sitting in a cat? – Andrew Buckton | Sentence variety – Geoff Barton | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover | Teaching Tom – John Hodgson

The one with all the SEN / G&T | Spring Term (1) / Term 3 2008 [published 16/01/08]

Teachit's new SEN support – Andrew Buckton | Poetry for less able writers – Trevor Millum | Genius spelling strategies for special needs kids – Phil Beadle | The myth of inclusion – Ian McNeilly | Last things first – Harry Dodds | A different language – Gareth Calway | More able students of English – Geoff Dean | Playing to quirkiness – Geoff Barton | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the assessment | Autumn Term (2) / Term 2 2007 [published 12/11/07]

Can you hear that? – it's the assessment system creaking – Ian McNeilly | Embracing assessment for learning – Geoff Barton | Assessing pupils' progress – Richard Durant | Assessment as reflection – Harry Dodds | Last things first – Phil Beadle | Assessing creative writing – Gareth Calway | Creative ways of assessing students with SEN – Andrew Buckton

The one with all the creative approaches to poetry | Autumn Term (1) / Term 1 2007 [published 28/09/07]

Another way of looking – Jackie Kay | An eight-page booklet – John Hegley | Two stories – Julie Blake | Devising actions – Phil Beadle | The probing mouse – Harry Dodds | People like poetry – Jane Bluett | Poetry through parody – Geoff Barton | The Poetry Place – Trevor Millum | Teaching with Poetry Shuffle – Fiona Darby | Topic-based approaches for students with SEN – Andrew Buckton | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover | The T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry Scheme | Children’s Poetry Bookshelf Competition

The one with all the one-offs and cover lessons | Summer Term (2) / Term 6 2007 [published 05/06/07]

The best teaching technique ever – Phil Beadle | Remember Bob Holness when you're desperate – Ian McNeilly | Emergency lessons for pupils with SEN – Andrew Buckton | Writing cover lessons – the basics – Harry Dodds | Decent cover work – Geoff Barton | Creative cover – Helen Dobson | The emergency cover drawer – Lorna Smith | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one about teaching reading | Summer Term (1) / Term 5 2007 [published 23/04/07]

A worthwhile thing to do – Celia Rees | Forgive a silly question – Geoff Barton | Are children in our classes reading enough? – Elaine Millard | Teaching reading for meaning – Harry Dodds | Encouraging reading in A Level English – Jane Bluett | Reading aloud – Philip Beadle | Comic book heroes and SEN strategies – Andrew Buckton | Family reading support – Sarah Osborne | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the homework | Spring Term (2) / Term 4 2007 [published 26/02/07]

A constant torment – Phil Beadle | Are homework timetables anti-English? – Ian McNeilly | Effective homework – Geoff Barton | Making the best of it – Harry Dodds | Encouraging independence – an SEN persepective – Andrew Buckton | Find out all you can ... – Richard Durant | Home is where the art is – Helen Dobson | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the speaking and listening | Spring Term (1) / Term 3 2007 [published 5/01/07]

The core of good teaching – Geoff Barton | Football talk – Ian McNeilly | Telling tales – Pie Corbett | Just playing games? SEN – Andrew Buckton | Language for thinking -Neil Mercer | Talk and work – Brenda Ainsley | Whole-class discussion and debate – Valerie Coultas | Webwatch- Rhiannon Glover | Top tips for speaking and listening -Harry Dodds

The one with all the starter activities | Autumn Term (2) / Term 2 2006

Two starters to last you for life – Philip Beadle | Leave the sticky-back plastic at home – Geoff Barton | Thinking skills for English starters – Helen Dobson | Starters for A Level – Barbara Bleiman | Joined-up starters – Harry Dodds | A bigger picture approach to starters for students with SEN – Andrew Buckton | Webwatch – Rhiannon Glover | Whizzing it – some free Teachit starters for computers or interactive whiteboards

The one with all the original writing | Autumn Term (1) / Term 1 2006 [published 8/09/06]

Some thoughts – in no particular order – about original writing – David Almond | Giving reign to horror – Darren Shan | Bend it, shake it, any way you want it! – Debra Myhill | Original writing for GCSE – Harry Dodds | Grammar and original writing – Geoff Barton | Supporting writers with SEN – Andrew Buckton | The Arvon Foundation – Stephanie Anderson | The joy of Write Away – Ian McNeilly | Webwatch – | Rhiannon Glover

The one with all the genre | Summer Term (2) 2006 [published 7/06/06]

The one with all the skills and exam preparation | Summer Term (1) 2006 [published 25/04/06]

Spring Term (2) 2006 [published 24/02/06] The one with all the prose

The one with all the media and non fiction | Spring Term (1) 2006 [published 15/01/06]

The one with all the poetry | Autumn Term (2) 2005 [published 04/11/05]

The one with all the Shakespeare stuff | Autumn Term (1) 2005 [published 11/09/05]

2004/5 Academic Year

The one about ... books and reading for fun | Summer Term (2) 2005 [published 03/06/05]

Summer Term (1) 2005 [published 08/04/05]

The one with all the technology ....Spring Term (2) 2005 [published 17/02/05]

Spring Term (1) 2005 [published 12/01/05]

Autumn Term (2) 2004 [published 30/10/2004]

Autumn Term (1) 2004 [published 09/09/2004]

2003/4 Academic Year

July 2004

Don't say the F word: a guide to football in the classroom | ICT – English teachers can be geeky too! | Spelling chequer poem (a warning) | Staffroom hot topics | Last chance to spend those Learning Credits!

March 2004

Research and feedback

February 2004

Digital sound and learning in English: how Tony Benn found 21st century ambient groove by Andrew Moore |





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