- Plays from the Globe Education Shakespeare series, including Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth, are now available as iBooks. Aimed at 11- to 16-year-olds, they include activities from the rehearsal room as well as audio and video clips. The iBooks cost #163;4.99 and are available from iTunes.
Brian Cox in your class
- Join scientist and TV presenter Brian Cox for an online lesson about planets suitable for 11-14s. Catch it on the TES website on 6 February.
Essay writing toolkit
- Mike Gershon's PowerPoint is packed with ideas to develop pupils' essay-writing skills, with tips on planning, structure and writing introductions and conclusions, as well as suggestions of creative ways to help pupils develop their skills without regularly writing long essays.