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Experienced teacher and outstanding practitioner in the classroom. Familiar with a range of exam board requirements. Writer and poet. Resources all developed for my own use in a large department.

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Experienced teacher and outstanding practitioner in the classroom. Familiar with a range of exam board requirements. Writer and poet. Resources all developed for my own use in a large department.
AQA PAPER 2 - GENDER EQUALITY
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AQA PAPER 2 - GENDER EQUALITY

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Series of lessons for AQA PAPER 2 SECTION A and B based upon Gender equality. Uses Emma Watson’s UN speech (extract) and compares to Emmeline Pankhurst’s Speech for women’s Right To Vote. Provides opportunities for interesting class discussion as well as writing to persuade. Identifying language techniques and the impact they can have on a reader. Sections and examples for students to use in their books with “model” answers. Links to songs and recordings of the speeches. Provides a very thought provoking lesson for all!
Short Story Reading Unit
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Short Story Reading Unit

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Lessons to support the teaching of a range of short stories including "Hey you down there", The Monkey's Ear by Anthony Horowitz, and Your Shoes by Michele Roberts. Includes questions and lesson objectives with a focus on understanding the writer's creation of suspense and tension.
Jekyll and Hyde Chapters 7 to 9
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Jekyll and Hyde Chapters 7 to 9

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Lessons focus on symbolism of the windows, shadows and darkness, Gothic imagery, creation of puzzles and how the end of the novel is prepared for. Includes extracts from the novel with activities and questions differentiated for students. Aimed at the new AQA English Literature Spec. Includes ideas for an essay question on the nature of good and evil.
The Love Poem by Carol Ann Duffy
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The Love Poem by Carol Ann Duffy

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AQA English Literature A Level Poetry Anthology Love through the Ages Information on the poets referred to by Duffy in the poem. Questions for class discussion Biographical information Copy of the poem for display in the classroom without and with annotations Suggestions for analysis
Unseen Poetry for GCSE AQA - Jumper by Tony Harrison
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Unseen Poetry for GCSE AQA - Jumper by Tony Harrison

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A lesson for GCSE students preparing for the UNSEEN poetry question. Includes annotated version of the poem for display in the classroom and questions for students to consider to help them explore the meaning in the poem and start to become more confident in exploring this type of question. Also includes a brief sample paragraph in PEE style to show them how to explore the language and connotations of the poem.
Gothic creative writing-Description of settings
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Gothic creative writing-Description of settings

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A range of resources to support the teaching of a Gothic series of lessons with a focus on building atmosphere and creating unusual settings which stir the imagination and engage the reader. Designed for year 9 originally, but can be adapted across the key stage as the resource uses so many visual stimulus. Gives students a success criteria to work towards.
GCSE English Language Paper 1 Creative Writing - A Storm at Sea
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GCSE English Language Paper 1 Creative Writing - A Storm at Sea

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Includes a powerpoint with objectives based upon including a variety of vocabulary in creative writing. Presents students with images and sounds to interest them and provoke discussion into using a range of words to describe what they can see. Students should then start to create a short descriptive piece based upon a stormy image. Opportunity to work in pairs and groups. Students will then use an extract from a student’s piece of writing and fill in the gaps with vocabulary choices. They have the opportunity to grade the work. Finally they can peer assess each others writing and set targets to improve. Links to the GCSE English Language Paper 1 Creative Writing section.
AQA English Literature -Unseen Poetry
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AQA English Literature -Unseen Poetry

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Unseen poetry for AQA unseen. 3 poems for Analysis including full poems with on screen display and annotations for class. Questions for discussion. Techniques explained. Finally 2 poems on a similar theme to compare including plans to follow and basic scaffolding for less confident students to build their written response. Poems include "Handbag" by Ruth Fainlight, "Don't Say I Said "by Sophie Hannah "Flowers" by Wendy Cope
The Feminine Gospels - "Loud" and "The Map Woman" by Carol Ann Duffy
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The Feminine Gospels - "Loud" and "The Map Woman" by Carol Ann Duffy

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GCE AQA English Literature The Struggle for Modern Identity - The Feminine Gospels by Carol Ann Duffy. Presentations with annotations for the poems "Loud" and "The Map Woman". Includes notes on the poems themselves and ideas for classroom discussion. Illustrations provided with annotated poems to help students understand the ideas and themes explored in the collection.
Love through the Ages - AQA A Level- Courtly Love
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Love through the Ages - AQA A Level- Courtly Love

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A series of lessons to introduce students to the idea of love across time- with information about each era and a selection of writers they might encounter. There is then an introduction to Chaucer, the Medieval world and the Franklin's Tale is used as an example of early Literature of Love.
The Feminine Gospels by Carol Ann Duffy - A Quiz
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The Feminine Gospels by Carol Ann Duffy - A Quiz

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AQA English Literature - the Struggle for Modern Identity - the Feminine Gospels- A quiz designed to revisit the poems to check knowledge and understanding of the class. Includes picture round and samples of techniques used by Duffy, as well as recognising the poems and quotes. Revision resource.
Sub by Carol Ann Duffy
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Sub by Carol Ann Duffy

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Lesson presentation to support the teaching of the Feminine Gospels - AQA the Struggle for Modern Identity - the poem SUB by Carol Ann Duffy from the Feminine Gospels. Includes questions for the students to consider women's position in History and attitudes to woman and sport. Annotated poem for display in the classroom and further notes on the techniques used by Duffy and questions to focus the students ideas and analysis.
AQA PAPER 2 FAIRS AND FESTIVALS
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AQA PAPER 2 FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

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Resource includes at least two lessons on the two sources with sample answers for display on the board. Detailed Q2 answer for students to annotate and use as a model. Highlighted section from the text to look carefully at language and support student analysis. Q1 to 3 Only
AQA Love through the Ages Post 1900 POETRY- context grid
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AQA Love through the Ages Post 1900 POETRY- context grid

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A resource designed to help my students understand the 20th century context of the selected poems. A grid designed for flexibility - for the students to complete and add as they wish with any relevant historical events, poetic and literary movements and the dates of famous writers. In addition- the poets from the Anthology are placed on the timeline so that students can more clearly understand the contextual background to the poems. Students found this very helpful.