NQT: The end is just the beginning…

So, just like that, I finished NQT. My final observation was 2 weeks ago and I think that it was probably the biggest anti-climax ever, which actually, is a relief. When I finished my SCITT I remember just feeling peace: no more evidence bundles, no more sobbing in the loos if my lesson was just […]

Revision lessons I really like #3 – Key Words

This is a late post I know, but I’ve spent the last 5 weeks looking explicitly at key words and revising them in conjunction to the English Literature exams. Both the class and I really did enjoy this and I think it’s a must-repeat next year! What did it look like? If you’ve seen any […]

Revision lessons I really like #2: Circle Quadrants

Hi everyone! Here’s my second post on revision lessons I really, really like. As you may have seen, I’m a little bit obsessed with circle based tasks. These mostly are not my ideas but I’m totally addicted to them now! WHAT IS IT? In its basic form, it’s a piece of A3 paper with three […]

Revision lessons I really like #1: Speed Englishing

In this miniature series, I’m going to write a few posts on revision lessons, ideas and resources that I really like. They might not work for every group or subject, some of the ideas definitely aren’t mine and some of them aren’t the most groundbreaking, but I find revision hard to plan for and want […]

‘The Genius of Shakespeare’ and ‘Good Omens’

This review looks at books 3 & 4 of my #sixbooksinsixweeks. ‘The Genius of Shakespeare’ – Jonathan Bate One glance in my cup cupboard or classroom would show you pretty quickly that I’m a huge Shakespeare lover. I’d studied a couple of plays at A Level and Degree, read a few more myself and will […]