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I provide a range of free resources covering different areas of teaching and learning. These include The Starter Generator, Plenary producer and the AFL Toolkit. My premium resources focus mostly on stretch and challenge, as well as some on growth mindsets and a new set of books exclusively for teaching assistants, giving them all the tools they need to support learners in the classroom.

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I provide a range of free resources covering different areas of teaching and learning. These include The Starter Generator, Plenary producer and the AFL Toolkit. My premium resources focus mostly on stretch and challenge, as well as some on growth mindsets and a new set of books exclusively for teaching assistants, giving them all the tools they need to support learners in the classroom.
The GCSE English Question Generator
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The GCSE English Question Generator

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The GCSE English Question Generator presents 101 challenging questions mapped to the curriculum that students can select at random to discuss. You can use it as a starter activity, as a plenary, a revision tool or midway through a lesson to energise students and stretch their thinking. The toolkit is complete, self-contained and ready-to-use. Simply play from the fourth slide and invite students to pick a button at random. Each one reveals a different question which will get students thinking deeply about the subject. The GCSE English Question Generator will give your lessons a new dimension, motivating and engaging the students you teach!
The GCSE English Language Stretch and Challenge Grid
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The GCSE English Language Stretch and Challenge Grid

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The GCSE English Language Stretch and Challenge Grid is one of the easiest ways to stretch and challenge the thinking of your students. The resource combines three separate grids. The first contains 25 subject-specific questions and tasks mapped to the curriculum. The second contains 25 challenging tasks applicable to any area of the curriculum. The third is blank, ready to edit. Simply print off one of the grids and give copies to your most-able students. You can then challenge them to complete tasks and questions during lessons or as part of their homework. Students can keep track by crossing off challenges as they complete them. The resource also comes with a set of badges students can collect and tick off as they finish each task or question. With the GCSE English Language Stretch and Challenge Grid you will be stretching and challenging the thinking of your students every time you teach, saving time along the way!
The A Level English Literature Stretch and Challenge Generator
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The A Level English Literature Stretch and Challenge Generator

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Never before has stretching and challenging the thinking of your students been so easy. With the A Level English Literature Stretch and Challenge Generator you can push the thinking of your students at the click of a button - no planning required! Containing over 100 challenge tasks and questions mapped to the curriculum, this fantastic tool will engage and excite your students as they get to select a challenge at random by clicking one of the icons on the fourth slide. Alternatively, why not use the tasks and questions as pre-planned extension activities? Simply drop them into your existing lessons and be certain that you are consistently differentiating for the most able. However you choose to use it, you can guarantee that the A Level English Literature Stretch and Challenge Generator will make pushing the thinking of your students easier than ever before. High challenge, great progress and big thinking will be a feature of every lesson you teach!
Essay Writing Toolkit
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Essay Writing Toolkit

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A comprehensive guide to essay writing. The toolkit contains over 50 activities to help students improve their essays, as well as a wealth of other information, ideas and links. All aspects of essay writing are covered and the material is suitable for use across Key Stages 3,4 and 5.
The A Level English Literature Stretch and Challenge Grid
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The A Level English Literature Stretch and Challenge Grid

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The A Level English Literature Stretch and Challenge Grid is one of the easiest ways to stretch and challenge the thinking of your students. The resource combines three separate grids. The first contains 25 subject-specific questions and tasks mapped to the curriculum. The second contains 25 challenging tasks applicable to any area of the curriculum. The third is blank, ready to edit. Simply print off one of the grids and give copies to your most-able students. You can then challenge them to complete tasks and questions during lessons or as part of their homework. Students can keep track by crossing off challenges as they complete them. The resource also comes with a set of badges students can collect and tick off as they finish each task or question. With the A Level English Literature Stretch and Challenge Grid you will be stretching and challenging the thinking of your students every time you teach, saving time along the way!
The GCSE English Literature Stretch and Challenge Generator
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The GCSE English Literature Stretch and Challenge Generator

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Never before has stretching and challenging the thinking of your students been so simple and so effective. With the GCSE English Lit Stretch and Challenge Generator you can push the thinking of your students at the click of a button - no planning required! Containing over 100 challenge tasks and questions mapped to the curriculum, this fantastic tool will engage and excite your students as they get to select a challenge at random by clicking one of the icons on the fourth slide. Alternatively, why not use the tasks and questions as pre-planned extension activities? Simply drop them into your existing lessons and be certain that you are consistently differentiating for the most able. However you choose to use it, you can guarantee that the GCSE English Lit Stretch and Challenge Generator will make pushing the thinking of your students easier than ever before. High challenge, great progress and big thinking will be a feature of every lesson you teach!
The GCSE English Stretch and Challenge Workbook
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The GCSE English Stretch and Challenge Workbook

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The GCSE English Stretch and Challenge Workbook makes it as easy as possible for you to stretch and challenge the thinking of your most able students. The workbook is self-contained and ready to use. It is thirty pages long, containing a wide range of stimulating, high-level activities. These are based on critical, creative and conceptual thinking, as well as the top two levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy – synthesis and evaluation. Simply print off the workbook and give it to your most able students. They can then use it during lessons, when they have finished the main activity, or as the basis of challenging homework tasks. The GCSE English Stretch and Challenge Workbook is a perfect complement to the Stretch and Challenge Grid and the Stretch and Challenge Generator. All three together allow you to differentiate incredibly effectively for your most able students, with little or no planning required.
The A Level Drama Question Generator
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The A Level Drama Question Generator

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The A Level Drama Question Generator presents 101 challenging questions mapped to the curriculum that students can select at random to discuss. You can use it as a starter activity, as a plenary, a revision tool or midway through a lesson to energise students and stretch their thinking. The toolkit is complete, self-contained and ready-to-use. Simply play from the fourth slide and invite students to pick a button at random. Each one reveals a different question which will get students thinking deeply about the subject. The A Level Drama Question Generator will give your lessons a new dimension, motivating and engaging the students you teach!
The A Level English Language Stretch and Challenge Generator
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The A Level English Language Stretch and Challenge Generator

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Never before has stretching and challenging the thinking of your students been so easy. With the A Level English Language Stretch and Challenge Generator you can push the thinking of your students at the click of a button - no planning required! Containing over 100 challenge tasks and questions mapped to the curriculum, this fantastic tool will engage and excite your students as they get to select a challenge at random by clicking one of the icons on the fourth slide. Alternatively, why not use the tasks and questions as pre-planned extension activities? Simply drop them into your existing lessons and be certain that you are consistently differentiating for the most able. However you choose to use it, you can guarantee that the A Level English Language Stretch and Challenge Generator will make pushing the thinking of your students easier than ever before. High challenge, great progress and big thinking will be a feature of every lesson you teach!
The Year 6 Stretch and Challenge Generator
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The Year 6 Stretch and Challenge Generator

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Never before has stretching and challenging the thinking of your students been so simple and so effective. With the Year 6 Stretch and Challenge Generator you can push the thinking of your students at the click of a button - no planning required! Containing over 100 challenge tasks and questions, this fantastic tool will engage and excite your students as they get to select a challenge at random by clicking one of the icons on the fourth slide. Alternatively, why not use the tasks and questions as pre-planned extension activities? Simply drop them into your existing lessons and be certain that you are consistently differentiating for the most able. However you choose to use it, you can guarantee that the Year 6 Stretch and Challenge Generator will make pushing the thinking of your students easier than ever before. High challenge, great progress and big thinking will be a feature of every lesson you teach!
The Feedback Compendium
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The Feedback Compendium

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The Feedback Compendium is a brilliant resource which will make your life easier! It contains two hundred high quality, ready-to-use targets which are appropriate for all subjects and for all ages. They can be used in formative assessment, report-writing and as oral feedback. The targets are divided into ten categories for ease of use. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: W.9-10.4, W.9-10.5
The GCSE English Stretch and Challenge Grid
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The GCSE English Stretch and Challenge Grid

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The GCSE English Stretch and Challenge Grid is one of the easiest ways to stretch and challenge the thinking of your students. The resource combines three separate grids. The first contains 25 subject-specific questions and tasks mapped to the curriculum. The second contains 25 challenging tasks applicable to any area of the curriculum. The third is blank, ready to edit. Simply print off one of the grids and give copies to your most-able students. You can then challenge them to complete tasks and questions during lessons or as part of their homework. Students can keep track by crossing off challenges as they complete them. The resource also comes with a set of badges students can collect and tick off as they finish each task or question. With the GCSE English Stretch and Challenge Grid you will be stretching and challenging the thinking of your students every time you teach, saving time along the way!
The GCSE English Stretch and Challenge Generator
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The GCSE English Stretch and Challenge Generator

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Never before has stretching and challenging the thinking of your students been so simple and so effective. With the GCSE English Stretch and Challenge Generator you can push the thinking of your students at the click of a button - no planning required! Containing over 100 challenge tasks and questions mapped to the curriculum, this fantastic tool will engage and excite your students as they get to select a challenge at random by clicking one of the icons on the fourth slide. Alternatively, why not use the tasks and questions as pre-planned extension activities? Simply drop them into your existing lessons and be certain that you are consistently differentiating for the most able. However you choose to use it, you can guarantee that the GCSE English Stretch and Challenge Generator will make pushing the thinking of your students easier than ever before. High challenge, great progress and big thinking will be a feature of every lesson you teach!
The Year 5 Stretch and Challenge Grid
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The Year 5 Stretch and Challenge Grid

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The Year 5 Stretch and Challenge Grid is one of the easiest ways to stretch and challenge the thinking of your students. The resource combines three separate grids. The first contains 25 subject-specific questions and tasks mapped to the curriculum. The second contains 25 challenging tasks applicable to any area of the curriculum. The third is blank, ready to edit. Simply print off one of the grids and give copies to your most-able students. You can then challenge them to complete tasks and questions during lessons or as part of their homework. Students can keep track by crossing off challenges as they complete them. The resource also comes with a set of badges students can collect and tick off as they finish each task or question. With the Year 5 Stretch and Challenge Grid you will be stretching and challenging the thinking of your students every time you teach, saving time along the way!
The Key Stage Three English Stretch and Challenge Grid
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The Key Stage Three English Stretch and Challenge Grid

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The KS3 English Stretch and Challenge Grid is one of the easiest ways to stretch and challenge the thinking of your students. The resource combines three separate grids. The first contains 25 subject-specific questions and tasks mapped to the curriculum. The second contains 25 challenging tasks applicable to any area of the curriculum. The third is blank, ready to edit. Simply print off one of the grids and give copies to your most-able students. You can then challenge them to complete tasks and questions during lessons or as part of their homework. Students can keep track by crossing off challenges as they complete them. The resource also comes with a set of badges students can collect and tick off as they finish each task or question. With the KS3 English Stretch and Challenge Grid you will be stretching and challenging the thinking of your students every time you teach, saving time along the way!
The Key Stage Three English Stretch and Challenge Workbook
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The Key Stage Three English Stretch and Challenge Workbook

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The KS3 English Stretch and Challenge Workbook makes it as easy as possible for you to stretch and challenge the thinking of your most able students. The workbook is self-contained and ready to use. It is thirty pages long, containing a wide range of stimulating, high-level activities. These are based on critical, creative and conceptual thinking, as well as the top two levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy – synthesis and evaluation. Simply print off the workbook and give it to your most able students. They can then use it during lessons, when they have finished the main activity, or as the basis of challenging homework tasks. The KS3 English Stretch and Challenge Workbook is a perfect complement to the Stretch and Challenge Grid and the Stretch and Challenge Generator. All three together allow you to differentiate incredibly effectively for your most able students, with little or no planning required.
The Key Stage Three English Stretch and Challenge Generator
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The Key Stage Three English Stretch and Challenge Generator

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Never before has stretching and challenging the thinking of your students been so simple and so effective. With the KS3 English Stretch and Challenge Generator you can push the thinking of your students at the click of a button - no planning required! Containing over 100 challenge tasks and questions mapped to the curriculum, this fantastic tool will engage and excite your students as they get to select a challenge at random by clicking one of the icons on the fourth slide. Alternatively, why not use the tasks and questions as pre-planned extension activities? Simply drop them into your existing lessons and be certain that you are consistently differentiating for the most able. However you choose to use it, you can guarantee that the KS3 English Stretch and Challenge Generator will make pushing the thinking of your students easier than ever before. High challenge, great progress and big thinking will be a feature of every lesson you teach!
The GCSE Drama Question Generator
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The GCSE Drama Question Generator

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The GCSE Drama Question Generator presents 101 challenging questions mapped to the curriculum that students can select at random to discuss. You can use it as a starter activity, as a plenary, a revision tool or midway through a lesson to energise students and stretch their thinking. The toolkit is complete, self-contained and ready-to-use. Simply play from the fourth slide and invite students to pick a button at random. Each one reveals a different question which will get students thinking deeply about the subject. The GCSE Drama Question Generator will give your lessons a new dimension, motivating and engaging the students you teach!
The GCSE English Literature Stretch and Challenge Workbook
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The GCSE English Literature Stretch and Challenge Workbook

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The GCSE English Literature Stretch and Challenge Workbook makes it as easy as possible for you to stretch and challenge the thinking of your most able students. The workbook is self-contained and ready to use. It is thirty pages long, containing a wide range of stimulating, high-level activities. These are based on critical, creative and conceptual thinking, as well as the top two levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy – synthesis and evaluation. Simply print off the workbook and give it to your most able students. They can then use it during lessons, when they have finished the main activity, or as the basis of challenging homework tasks. The GCSE English Literature Stretch and Challenge Workbook is a perfect complement to the Stretch and Challenge Grid and the Stretch and Challenge Generator. All three together allow you to differentiate incredibly effectively for your most able students, with little or no planning required.
The Curriculum Compendium
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The Curriculum Compendium

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The Curriculum Compendium contains over 300 weblinks taking you to resources for nearly every subject on the Key Stage 3 and 4 curriculum. The links are connected to key areas of study in each subject and come from a wide range of sources.