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I have been teaching since 2012 and have a passion for creating interactive resources which can easily be differentiated. I enjoy making PowerPoints to engage pupils in my lessons and ensure that all the tasks are relevant and exciting to the topic being taught. I teach History, Classical Civilisations, PSHCE and General Studies. In addition to this I am also the Career Coordinator at my school and have begun creating numerous schemes of work for Years 7,8 and 9 and drop down days.

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I have been teaching since 2012 and have a passion for creating interactive resources which can easily be differentiated. I enjoy making PowerPoints to engage pupils in my lessons and ensure that all the tasks are relevant and exciting to the topic being taught. I teach History, Classical Civilisations, PSHCE and General Studies. In addition to this I am also the Career Coordinator at my school and have begun creating numerous schemes of work for Years 7,8 and 9 and drop down days.
Virgil’s Aeneid Book VII: War in Latium Bundle (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero

Virgil’s Aeneid Book VII: War in Latium Bundle (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero

Virgil’s Aeneid Book VII: War in Latium Bundle (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’] This resource contains: 4x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters,1x Themes 6x Worksheets 1x Revision Questions This resource contains 4 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book VII: War in Latium. All of the lessons are completely resourced, scaffolded and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes and results.
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Virgil’s Aeneid Book VI: The Underworld (5x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book VI: The Underworld (5x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book VI: The Underworld (5x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’] This resource contains: 5x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters,1x Themes and 1x Essay Practice) 5x Worksheets 1x Revision Questions This resource contains 5 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book VI: The Underworld. All of the lessons are completely resourced and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes and results.
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Year 9 Careers Scheme of Work (6 one hour lessons with all resources)

Year 9 Careers Scheme of Work (6 one hour lessons with all resources)

This a brand new Year 9 Careers Scheme of Work with all the resources needed to teach effectively, (PowerPoints, Worksheets and Card Sorts). The aims of this scheme of work is to make the pupils reflect on what skills they have and how they may help them gain employment in the future. They then create a C.V using examples both good and bad. Finally, the pupils are introduced to apprenticeships, what they are and shown different reasons for applying for them.
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AQA GCSE History Revision: Power and the People -  Revision Placemats

AQA GCSE History Revision: Power and the People - Revision Placemats

AQA GCSE History Revision: Power and the People - Revision Placemats This resource includes 11 revision placemats covering all the topics of the new AQA GCSE topic, Power and the People. The placemats contain a mini summary of the topic, an in-depth summary of the causes, events and consequences of each event and also an explanation of how each of the different factors affected the ‘story’ of the named historical event. Each placemat is titled: • The Magna Carta • Simon de Montfort • The Peasants Revolt • The Pilgrimage of Grace • The English Civil War • The American War of Independence • The Chartists • Campaigns and Reformers • Trade Unions • Women’s Rights • The Rights of Ethic Minorities If you have found this resource useful or want to get even more value for your money please follow this link to find a bundle of over 30 revision placemats covering a variety of AQA GCSE History topics: Major AQA GCSE History Revision Bundle
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Virgil’s Aeneid Book V: Funeral Games (3x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book V: Funeral Games (3x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book V: Funeral Games (3x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’] This resource contains: 3x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters and Themes 5x Worksheets 1x Revision Questions This resource contains 3 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book V: Funeral Games. All of the lessons are completely resourced and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes and results.
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Virgil’s Aeneid Book IV: Dido (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book IV: Dido (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book IV: Dido (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’] This resource contains: 4x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters, 1x Themes 9x Worksheets 1x Revision Questions This resource contains 4 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book IV: Dido. All of the lessons are completely resourced and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes and results.
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11 Virgil’s Aeneid Revision Placemats  (Part Two)  Books VII, VIII, X, XI & XII

11 Virgil’s Aeneid Revision Placemats (Part Two) Books VII, VIII, X, XI & XII

This resource contains 11 revision placemats covering Books VII, VIII, X, Xi and XIII (with at least two placemats per Book) of Virgil’s Aeneid. For each Book the revision placemats contain a summary of the Book, in depth analysis of the characters and key themes shown. These are an excellent revision tool which students can use at home or for last minute revision before an exam.
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Year 8 Careers Scheme of Work with lessons  (6 one hour lessons)

Year 8 Careers Scheme of Work with lessons (6 one hour lessons)

This is a newly created scheme of work consisting of 6 lesson, one hour per week. This covers the importance of option choices and what you can possible careers you can do with the subjects chosen. Each of the PowerPoints has information at the bottom of the slide giving advice on delivery, but this obviously does not have to be followed to the letter.
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Homer’s Odyssey Key Themes Revision Placemats (x9)

Homer’s Odyssey Key Themes Revision Placemats (x9)

Homer’s Odyssey Key Themes Revision Placemats (x9) This resource contains 9 Revision placemats covering all the key themes in developed in Homer’s Odyssey (excellent revision for the OCR Classical Civilisations New A-Level exam). The placemats cover the following topics: Women Xenia Getting what you deserve Revenge Family Leadership Heroism/Kleos The role of the Gods Fate, Omens and Prophecies These are excellent revision tools and can be used to support the learning of students both within and outside of the classroom. I have printed them off for all my students on card and they often comment on how useful they are.
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Homer’s Odyssey Key Characters Revision Placemats (x6)

Homer’s Odyssey Key Characters Revision Placemats (x6)

Homer’s Odyssey Key Characters Revision Placemats (x6) This resource contains 6 Revision placemats covering all the key characters in Homer’s Odyssey (excellent revision for the OCR Classical Civilisations New A-Level exam). The placemats cover the following characters: Penelope Athene Minor Gods Telemachus Minor Mortals Odysseus These are excellent revision tools and can be used to support the learning of students both within and outside of the classroom. I have printed them off for all my students on card and they often comment on how useful they are.
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Homer’s Odyssey Revision Placemats Bundle (30+ Revision Placemats)

Homer’s Odyssey Revision Placemats Bundle (30+ Revision Placemats)

Homer’s Odyssey Revision Placemats Bundle This resource contains 33 Revision placemats all the key areas in Homer’s Odyssey – Key Events, Themes and Characters. (excellent revision for the OCR Classical Civilisations New A-Level exam). The placemats consist of the following: Key Events (x18 Placemats with a summary of all the required Books for the new OCR Classical Civilisations A-Level) Key Themes (x9 Placemats with a summary of each theme across the whole Odyssey) Key Characters (x6 Placemats with a summary of each character and their impact within the Odyssey) These are excellent revision tools and can be used to support the learning of students both within and outside of the classroom. I have printed them off for all my students on card and they often comment on how useful they are.
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Homer’s Odyssey Key Events Revision Placemats (x18)

Homer’s Odyssey Key Events Revision Placemats (x18)

Homer’s Odyssey Key Events Revision Placemats (x18) This resource contains 18 revision placemats covering Books I, V-XIV, XVI-XIX and XXI-XXII (all the books required for the OCR Classical Civilisations New A-Level exam and will also work for GCSE students) Each placemat contains the following: Summary of the key events of the Book The key characters in each Book How key themes are developed in each Book These are excellent revision tools and can be used to support the learning of students both within and outside of the classroom. I have printed them off for all my students on card and they often comment on how useful they are.
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Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’] This resource contains: 4x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters, 1x Themes [including assessment]) 5x Worksheets 1x Assessment This resource contains 4 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book II – The Fall of Troy. All of the lessons are completely resourced and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes.
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Virgil's Aeneid Revision Placemats (Books I, II, IV, V and VI)

Virgil's Aeneid Revision Placemats (Books I, II, IV, V and VI)

This resource contains 10 revision placemats covering Books I, II, IV, V and VI (two placemats per Book) of Virgil's Aeneid. For each Book the revision placemats contain a summary of the Book, in depth analysis of the characters and key themes shown. These are an excellent revision tool which students can use at home or for last minute revision before an exam.
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GCSE History Revision: Keyword Game for Tsardom and Communism 1894-1945

GCSE History Revision: Keyword Game for Tsardom and Communism 1894-1945

This resource consists of more than 50 keyword revision cards and a PowerPoint covering the topic of Tsardom and Communism from 1894-1945 for the new AQA GCSE 1-9 specification. Each keyword has the word and a definition which can be printed out and folded to create a keyword game. I played this with my classes and they increased their knowledge from as little as 2 keywords and definitions to 25 after a one hour lesson. Instructions on how to play the game are also included on the PowerPoint. **The keywords cover the following topics: The Tsar Provisional Government and Lenin Stalin**
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New AQA History GCSE: The development of the Cold War Part Two (Khrushchev) (5 Lessons)

New AQA History GCSE: The development of the Cold War Part Two (Khrushchev) (5 Lessons)

This resource consists of 5 lessons covering the topic of the Khrushchev’s actions during the Cold War for the new AQA History GCSE (Topic: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945-72). These have been created for the new AQA History GCSE and some lessons will require a textbook to provide some information (I have used the prescribed Walsh textbook). However, these can be easily edited with different page numbers for the tasks. All of the lessons have clear differentiated outcomes and expectations and the lessons are as follows: 1) How peaceful was peaceful co-existence 2) What were the causes of the Hungarian Uprising? 3) How did the USSR respond to the Hungarian Uprising? 4) How damaging was the U-2 spy plane crisis? 5) To what extent was there a thaw in Cold War relations by 1960
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New AQA GCSE History: Russia 1894-1945 Revision Placemats

New AQA GCSE History: Russia 1894-1945 Revision Placemats

These are revision placemats for the new AQA GCSE History course covering the topic 'Russia 1894-1945'. For each of the key questions there is a placemat with the key events, key words and also in depth analysis for the major points needed for the exam. The topics are: 1) Why did the Tsarist Regime collapse in 1917? 2) How did the Bolsheviks gain power in October 1917? 3) How did the Bolsheviks hold on to power? 4) How did Stalin gain and hold on to power? 5) What was the impact of Stalin's economic policies? 6) What role did Stain's wartime leadership play in the defeat of Germany in the Great Patriotic War? They are created on A3 (on powerpoint) but can easily be adapted to A4. If you have found this resource useful or want to get even more value for your money please follow this link to find a bundle of over 30 revision placemats covering a variety of AQA GCSE History topics: Major AQA GCSE History Revision Bundle
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MAJOR AQA GCSE HISTORY REVISION BUNDLE

MAJOR AQA GCSE HISTORY REVISION BUNDLE

This bundle includes over 30 high quality revision placemats covering the following topics of the new AQA GCSE specification: Russia 1894-1945 Norman England 1066 -1100 Power and the People Conflict and Tensions between East and West 1945-1972 Each placemat covers all of the key information as well as a short summary and keywords for each topic. Each different section is done in different colours to help students to focus on revising one area at a time. Great for use on tablets and computers too as a file or if printed off.
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The Berlin Wall lesson bundle

The Berlin Wall lesson bundle

This resource consists of two lessons on the Berlin Wall: 1) Why was a wall built to divide Berlin? This lessons introduces the reasons why the USSR built the Berlin Wall and also recaps the problems already encountered in Berlin between 1945-49. It introduces the topic through an excellent source and gets the students to think of what could have happened to explain that source. 2) Who came out of the Berlin Wall incident the best? This lesson gets students to assess who came out of the incident the best by getting them to group a number of different consequences. After that they use their grouping to write an answer to the question using the writing frame on the Ppt. Finally, students recap the Berlin Wall issues by creating a poster to go onto the Wall from either a Soviet or American perspective showing different interpretations - developing these for their exams.
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AQA GCSE: Norman England 1066 – 1100 Revision Placemats (Topic 3)

AQA GCSE: Norman England 1066 – 1100 Revision Placemats (Topic 3)

This resource includes 2 revision placemats covering topic 3 of the new AQA GCSE topic, Norman England 1066 – 1100. Each placemat is titled: • How did the Norman Conquest affect the English Church? • Monasticism and Language after the Norman Conquest These are great for last minute revision or to put on a ‘google classroom’ for all students to look at on their home computers. If you have found this resource useful or want to get even more value for your money please follow this link to find a bundle of over 30 revision placemats covering a variety of AQA GCSE History topics: Major AQA GCSE History Revision Bundle
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