Using Reading Skills of Analysis and Evaluation to Help Students Plan Effective Creative Writing

When teaching skills of analysis and evaluation, it's quite useful to encourage students to analyse the effectiveness of their own work using some of the frameworks and structures we use to teach these skills. In one recent lesson with Year 10, we were looking at crime in Victorian literature ( this was to support them … Continue reading Using Reading Skills of Analysis and Evaluation to Help Students Plan Effective Creative Writing

A quick guide on how to create a Staff CPD Library and ‘Hot Desk’ Research Room

Creating a physical space in school for staff to read, research and hone their craft is a great way to elevate the importance of continued professional learning.  Around 2 years ago, I was fortunate enough to have been given a small budget by my headteacher and was given a space in the school to allocate … Continue reading A quick guide on how to create a Staff CPD Library and ‘Hot Desk’ Research Room