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Last updated 19 March 2012

What's new for teachers of English this week? Join @tesenglish on 21st March for our World Poetry Day #tespoetry twitter competition, a focus on 'Medusa' by Carol Ann Duffy for our 'Resource of the Week' and 'Video of the Week', this week's 'Star Contributor', and, in the forums, is controlled assessment 'a total nightmare'? More about Chantel...

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This Week's Star Contributor

mattgrant361, you have uploaded the most this week; thank you for sharing!

Featured Partner

Royal Shakespeare Company

The RSC, making Shakespeare vivid, accessible and enjoyable for young people and their teachers.

Weekly Highlights

Resource of the Week

Teaching resources - 'Medusa' by Carol Ann Duffy

Forum Discussion of the Week

Controlled assessment - 'a total nightmare'?

Video of the Week

'Medusa' by Carol Ann Duffy

English Articles in TES

It's good to criticise

Guide pupils towards creativity by letting them make mistakes

Switch on to film

Get your whole school watching and discussing movies.

English Collections for March

Dickens 2012 & Literary Heritage Comp

Teaching resources for Charles Dickens plus our Dickens 2012 & Literary Heritage Competition - your chance to win a luxury edition of Dickens's major works, and a theatre break for two!

GCSE English Language

Schemes of work, lesson ideas, teaching resources, worksheets & activities for each unit of AQA GCSE English Language.

GCSE English Literature

Teaching resources, worksheets, activities & MP3 readings for controlled assessment – Poetry and drama (literary heritage)

Spoken Language

A collection of Word, PDF and PowerPoint teaching resources, worksheets, activities, guides, background information, and audio and web links for GCSE English Language 2010 - Spoken Language.

Interactive Whiteboard Tools

A selection of interactive whiteboard tools from TES English. Can be used to support teaching and learning of secondary English across a range of topics or texts. Includes tools for creating IWB games, activities & quizzes.

Victorian Literature

Study pack, worksheets and activities to support study of Victorian Literature at A Level - AQA English Literature Specification A. Also includes a a range of extracts and audio MP3 readings.

More Resources

TES English Collections Index

Index page of all TES English collections developed 2009 – 2011.

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 1,300 resources. I update this page every Monday highlighting the best content on TES for Secondary English. There are thousands of wonderful resources here and I hope I can help by pointing them in your direction.