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Last updated 19 March 2012

What's new for teachers of English this week? A new collection of resources on the ‘Relationships’ cluster for AQA’s Moon on the Tides anthology, our ‘Video of the Week’ on travel writing, this week's 'Star Contributor', and, in the forums, do you have any advice / tips for a potential trainee of secondary English? 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


Royal Shakespeare Company

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

Weekly Highlights


Resource of the Week

AQA GCSE Poetry Collection - Relationships

Forum Discussion of the Week

PGCE interview – advice for a potential trainee





Video of the Week

Travel Writing – two texts


English Articles in TES


A chance to be heard

The Life and Deaf project gives children a voice through poetry

It's good to criticise

Guide pupils towards creativity by letting them make mistakes


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.