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I'm an English teacher who enjoys creating resources. I create things mainly for GCSE English Language and Functional Skills. I also teach creative writing and I like to look at ways for my learners to improve their writing. I have been teaching for six years and I like to make complex material as simple as possible for my learners.

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I'm an English teacher who enjoys creating resources. I create things mainly for GCSE English Language and Functional Skills. I also teach creative writing and I like to look at ways for my learners to improve their writing. I have been teaching for six years and I like to make complex material as simple as possible for my learners.
Large Roald Dahl Books Wordsearch
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Large Roald Dahl Books Wordsearch

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This wordsearch includes 16 of Roald Dahl's children's books. It is a large wordsearch and includes a separate page that lists the books to search for. There is an extension task at the end of the resource which asks pupils to create a book cover in the template for their favourite Roald Dahl book. Ideal for lovers for Roald Dahl!
GCSE English Language Catchphrase
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GCSE English Language Catchphrase

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Ideal for English GCSE or Functional Skills. This is a Power Point with four catchphrase boards. Each board has the answer slide covered by nine squares. The learners choose a square and answer the question to remove the square, revealing part of the answer slide. The winner is the learner who guesses the catchphrase on the answer slide. It is an enjoyable and fun game for a class. This game cannot be played during a slide show. *Please remember not to 'save changes' when you have moved all the squares.
GCSE English - Spelling Explained
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GCSE English - Spelling Explained

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This resource aims to engage learners who have difficulty in spelling or a barrier to learning during English lessons due to spelling. The Power Point is 15 slides and includes a starter and exit task. This resource looks briefly at the history of the English language in simplistic terms to give learners an understanding of why spelling is difficult today. Dictionaries will be required and the learners are also asked to work as part of a group. At least one computer needs to be available to access search engines as part of the lesson. All answers are provided unless the task is discussion based.
GCSE English Quick Glossary of Language Features with Definitions and Effects on the Reader
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GCSE English Quick Glossary of Language Features with Definitions and Effects on the Reader

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GCSE English Language revision sheet could be used in lessons for revision, to help complete classwork and practise questions. A glossary of 22 language techniques with definition and the effects the techniques have on the reader. This resource is two pages long, easy to read, easy to understand and colourful. It can be used to help learners start to think how language features are effective. Perfect to include in a revision pack for learners. Can also be used for revision of Functional Skills Level 2.
Language Features Wordsearch/Anagrams
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Language Features Wordsearch/Anagrams

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A wordsearch with two sets of clues. One set has normal words and one set with anagrams of the words for learner who like to be challenged. Suitable for GCSE English Language and Functional Skills.
GCSE English Language Features Bingo
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GCSE English Language Features Bingo

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Perfect for GCSE English Language or Functional Skills Level 2 revision. Language Features Bingo includes 30 different game cards and can be used for up to 30 learners. The language features can be used to revise language features, language techniques and persuasive writing techniques. After each feature is called out the learners should give a definition of the technique and the winner is the first to fill their bingo card. The resource can also be used to quiz the learners on how each feature has an effect on a reader. After the quiz the learners can use their game card to guide them through a writing task, using the language features on their card. Language features included are: Rhetorical Question Repetition Alliteration Rule of Three Adjectives Powerful Verbs Comparative Direct Address Imperative Verb Exaggeration Fact Oxymoron Proper Noun Adverb Hyperbole Statistics Short Sentences Emotive Language Humour Personification Simile Metaphor Pun Onomatopoeia Anecdote Opinion Rhyme Common Noun Pronoun.
Jargon
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Jargon

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A one page resource on jargon suitable for GCSE and Functional Skills. The worksheet has an example of jargon used in climate change and gives examples of jargon for the students to define.
Chemical Elements Crossword
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Chemical Elements Crossword

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A crossword with 20 chemical elements. The clues are the chemical symbols for each element. Ideal to use as a starter or as an extension activity.
GCSE English Language - Language Features Wordsearch - Pack of Three
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GCSE English Language - Language Features Wordsearch - Pack of Three

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Three wordsearches of varying difficulty level with colour and pictures including up to 26 different language features. 1. Star shaped wordsearch with 13 language features. 2. Diamond shaped wordsearch with 15 language features. 3. Large square wordsearch with 26 language features. Ideal for GCSE English Language and Functional Skills English Level 1/2. Improve your learners' reading skills by practising skimming and scanning. Help your learners revise in a fun, easy and engaging way.
GCSE English Four Picture One Word Starter
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GCSE English Four Picture One Word Starter

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Interesting and engaging starter activity based on four pictures leading to one word for the learners to guess. These 8 slides with varying difficulty levels make a starter activity to get your learners thinking. The learners should recognise the format of the game where letters are provided to fill the answer boxes. This is suitable for GCSE English learners and Functional Skills Level 2. It takes about 20 minutes to complete although learners could go on to make their own slides. Answers are provided on the final slide.
Sports Wordsearch
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Sports Wordsearch

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A wordsearch of 25 different sports. Ideal to use as a starter or extention task. Useful to promote a healthy lifestyle in lessons.
Punctuation and Writing Wordsearch
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Punctuation and Writing Wordsearch

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A wordsearch containing 20 words relating to punctuation and writing. Ideal to use as a starter or extension activity. Wordsearches can improve learners reading ability by allowing them to practise their skimming and scanning skills.
GCSE English Language Revision Games and Puzzles
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GCSE English Language Revision Games and Puzzles

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Bumper pack of games and puzzles to revise English Language GCSE or Functional Skills English Level 1 and Level 2. Pack includes: Language feature snakes and ladders Four language feature based wordsearches Three presentational features based wordsearches Two starter activities, English based Catchphrase and Four Pictures One Word. Language features bingo for up to 30 students. A game to practise the use of imperative verbs Language features crossword. These resources are all available to buy separately. £16.00 of resources for £6.00.
Language Features Crossword Using Examples
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Language Features Crossword Using Examples

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A ten question crossword of language features with examples as the clues. Ideal to use as a starter activity or an extension task. This crossword can be used for GCSE English, old and new exam or Functional Skills Level 2.
50 GCSE English Creative Writing and Story Writing Prompts
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50 GCSE English Creative Writing and Story Writing Prompts

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50 varied and fun ideas for writing shot stories. Ideal to use individually for the whole class to write the same story or to use as a whole and let the students choose a prompt. Prompts can also be used as a starter or discussion points. Also, these are very good to practise planning a piece of work as they promote imagination.
25 Images for Creative Writing
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25 Images for Creative Writing

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25 imagination inspiring photos for creative writing. Can be used as prompts for story writing or for group discussions/ planning exercises. Ideal for GCSE English and FS Level 2.
Maths Wordsearch
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Maths Wordsearch

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A wordsearch containing 26 maths related words. A good way to embed English into a maths lesson. Wordsearches can improve reading skills as the learners practise skimming and scanning. Ideal to use as a starter or extention task.