Received for Review

4th April 1997 at 01:00


A Tale of Two Cities; Johnny and the Dead. Oxford School Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra

The first of these two new scripts in the Oxford Playscripts series designed to make the books more approachable is by Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore; the second is based on a book by Terry Pratchett. Both contain activities and background information. Antony and Cleopatra is the latest addition to the Oxford School Shakespeare series, edited by Roma Gill. It cont-ains illustrations, plot summ-aries and explanations of difficult words and phrases. A Tale of Two Cities: Pounds 6.50; Johnny and the Dead: Pounds 5. Antony and Cleopatra: Pounds 3.80. Oxford University Press.


Curriculum Confidential 7.

By Jim Sweetman

This guide to the national curriculum is now in its seventh year of publication. It offers updates on a wide range of developments including the progress of GNVQs, the Dearing 16 - 19 reforms, OFSTED inspections and school improvements. Pounds 9.95. Courseware Publications, 4 Apple Barn Court, Old Church Lane, Westley, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3TJ. Tel and fax: 01284 703300.

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