William Blake: ‘The Sick Rose’ Experience

William Blake: ‘The Sick Rose’ Experience

A compendium of useful links, exemplar material, resources and home or distance learning for A-level Romantic Poetry: How is Nature presented in Romantic Poetry?

A-level English Language Podcasts

A-level English Language Podcasts

A compendium of useful podcasts to stretch your understanding, explore new aspects of A-level Language beyond our curriculum, revise some of our key concepts and to see them in use. The World in Words Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them hosted by Patrick Cox. Lingthusiasm A podcast [...]

Never Let Me Go: Key Quotations by Theme

Never Let Me Go: Key Quotations by Theme

Settings “A car was a rarity. And the sight of one in the distance was sometimes enough to cause bedlam during a class” p34 “Miss Emily…we probably recognised that it was her presence, intimidating thought it was, that made us feel so safe at Hailsham.” P39 “Normal people outside” p69 “One of the boys asked [...]

William Blake: ‘The Tyger’

William Blake: ‘The Tyger’

A compendium of useful links, exemplar material, resources and home learning on William Blake's 'The Tyger' from his collection Songs of Experience: The Tyger Annotated

Essay Writing Guidance

Essay Writing Guidance

Essay Writing Guidance Supporting your essay writing skills in GCSE and A-level Effective opening with a tricolonTry to distil your ideas under three main umbrella headings. In your exams you are writing under timed conditions and therefore must prioritise what you will focus your time on.This will also help you evaluate and organise your ideas [...]

Protected: Miss Dunn’s Year 13 English Literature

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Frankenstein: Homework Study Schedule

Frankenstein: Homework Study Schedule

The majority of reading materials will be contained in your critical pack; videos and podcasts available through your A-level playlist. Tick when completed and make sure you manage your workload – do not leave it all until the last minute. Whole A-level Playlist   Week 1: Read the background of the text in your critical [...]

Purple Hibiscus: Low-stakes Revision Quizzing

Purple Hibiscus: Low-stakes Revision Quizzing

Purple Hibiscus: Low-stakes Revision Quizzing for A-level Examinations Week 1: Explain the quotation: You must include consideration of characterisation, themes, structure of the novel, context and offer one other linking quote. “I wished Amaka would keep her voice low. I was not used to this king of conversation at the table.” p.97 “She said ‘teenagers’ [...]