English

The rise of creative writing

2 May 2013

Paul Munden argues for the place of creative writing as a distinct subject in our schools and its power to encourage wider creativity in students.


Bridging the achievement gap

21 March 2013

Closing the achievement gap is a challenge every school faces. After an inspiring trip to schools in New Orleans, Jackie Bowen explains how she developed new approaches once back in the UK.


Making Shakespeare relevant for your students

21 March 2013

The Playing Shakespeare scheme is running once again with a dedicated web resource for teachers. This year it’s Romeo and Juliet and English co-ordinator Becky Tapper explains how she uses the resource to discuss the relevance of the play to her students.



Literacy learning ideas

7 February 2013

Sarah Hughes looks at a number of tried-and-tested ideas to engage and motivate your students in improving their literacy levels.




Our Money, Our Future

20 September 2012

The National Children's Bureau and financial education charity pfeg are helping young people to campaign for financial education to be taught in their school and have released a new toolkit. Sophie Wood explains.

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