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Last updated 30 April 2012

What's new for teachers of English this week? For the fourth time, our 'Star Contributor' is John Callaghan. Thank you, John! Our 'Resource of the Week' features teaching resources, readings, videos and activities on 'Ghazal' by Mimi Khalvati and, from the magazine, an article on the new literature GCSE by Anne Thrope (Ms) - 'Where's Willy?'. More about Chantel...


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This Week's Star Contributor

johncallaghan, you have uploaded the most this week; thank you for sharing!

Featured Partner


The National Theatre

From the National Theatre, their archive of videos for drama and English.

Weekly Highlights


Resource of the Week

'Ghazal' by Mimi Khalvati

Forum Discussion of the Week

Controlled assessment - too much teaching to the task?





Video of the Week

Watch this spoken-word synopsis of Macbeth by artist Polarbear.


English Articles in TES


Law in their hands

A courtroom setting will liven up formal letter-writing lessons.

A taste for words

Literary food can whet the appetite of young storytellers.


English Collections for April


WJEC - unseen poetry

Exam & revision resources, MP3s, e-poetry booklets & videos for WJEC unseen poetry.

AQA poetry - character and voice

Exam & revision resources, MP3s, e-poetry booklets & videos for AQA 'Character and voice'

AQA poetry - relationships

Exam & revision resources, MP3s, e-poetry booklets & videos for AQA 'Relationships'

Of Mice and Men

Exam & revision resources, MP3s, and interactive whiteboard tools for Of Mice and Men

An Inspector Calls

Exam & revision resources, MP3s, and interactive whiteboard tools for An Inspector Calls.

More Resources


TES English Collections Index

Index page of all TES English collections developed 2009 – 2012.

Secondary English Page on TES

Teaching resources, worksheets and lesson plans for Key Stage 3, GCSE and A Level English.

English Teachers TV

Videos for use in the English classroom.

Drama Teachers TV

Videos for use in the Drama and / or English classroom.

TES English Profile Page

Profile page with links to all TES English content.


Latest Secondary English newsletter

Even more resources, forums debates and jobs from the TES Team.

TES English Forum

Join in the discussion!

About Chantel Mathias


Chantel Mathias is subject adviser for secondary English on TES. She spent 10 years as a teacher of English and drama at an 11-18 comprehensive. During this time she developed one of the UK's most successful teaching resource websites for secondary English. For the past two years, she has worked at TES creating and developing content for TES English. She says she is committed to supporting teaching and learning in her area and will be highlighting teachers' ideas and concerns plus, of course, their "splendiferous resources". Chantel herself has shared more than 1,600 resources which have been downloaded 2.1 million times. She says: "I update this page every Monday, showcasing our weekly "Star Contributor", and the best of the thousands of wonderful resources that are available on the TES website for secondary English".