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"Before you were mine", by Carol Ann Duffy

BEFORE YOU WERE MINE by Carol Ann Duffy I think this is a very moving poem. A daughter...
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How to teach essay writing in a way that works

When I was doing my teacher training, something I really struggled with was how to teach kids to...
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How to Write an Intro to a Comparative Essay

Often my GCSE students are thrown when they first find themselves confronted by an essay asking...
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Sound and Fury: An Introduction to Shakespeare

The very first thing any student of Shakespeare should learn is this: Shakespeare was a...

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  • In Search of Originality Editor's Pick

    Stuart Riddle GCSE English Tutor (North London) Picture In Search of Originality In terms of progressing pupils to improve GCSE Examination standards it is important to write and work closely with the pupil - mostly on past papers. Many pupils I work with begin with only moderate writing skills because they haven’t been trained to think clearly...
  • Why it is important to teach critical thinking.

    Fatema Desai GCSE English Tutor (East London) Picture As our students  have access to a barrage of information at the tip of their fingers it is too easy to get entrapped in a web of information overload. Ready access to Googling everything means learners don’t have the time to process what they want to know before they know everything. They are...
  • CGP AQA Anthology The Study Guide Poems

    EQE Proofreading / Tutoring GCSE English Tutor (Blackburn) Picture The CGP AQA Anthology The Study Guide: Poems are books aimed at Higher Level GCSE English Literature students studying the poems for the AQA exam. I recommend them strongly. These books have all the poems that may come up in the exam. Each poem is broken down into sections; so what happens, the...

 

  • How to think - for essay writing and for life

    Henry Dingle GCSE English Tutor (Bristol) Picture I feel like I have something of a genuine revelation to make to you all in this article, for those of you working in education, with an interest in education, or both!   It is THE secret key for guaranteed success in all academic performance.   What makes it a revelation, as I am sure you will...
  • English Literature: How To Revise For Your Exam?

    Jack Gordon-Brown GCSE English Tutor (Brighton) Picture What's the best way to up-level your work in English literature GCSE? There is no easy way, but early action with revision will make a massive difference to your final mark. How to do it? Follow the steps below! Firstly, read, re-read and read your set texts again. In depth knowledge of the...
  • Why new Grammar Schools are BAD.

    David Beck GCSE English Tutor (Swindon) Picture Why new Grammar Schools are BAD. Or are they?   A recent letter to the Guardian reads: As education organisations representing hundreds of thousands of teachers, support staff, governors and other education professionals, we are united in opposing the government’s plans for expanding...