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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.
Assessment For Learning Toolkit
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Assessment For Learning Toolkit

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70 different activities, ideas or tools based around assessment for learning. Each comes with a description and a pretty picture to liven up your day. The toolkit is easy to navigate and the ideas are transferable across key stages and subjects. Become an AfL master with the AfL toolkit!
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!
The A Level Psychology Stretch and Challenge Workbook
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The A Level Psychology Stretch and Challenge Workbook

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The A Level Psychology 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 A Level Psychology 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 Theatre Studies Stretch and Challenge Generator
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The A Level Theatre Studies 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 Theatre Studies 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 Theatre Studies 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!
Discussion Toolkit
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Discussion Toolkit

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The toolkit guides you through a variety of activities you can use to structure and encourage discussion in the classroom. It focuses on discussion, rather than debate, although many of the activities will work equally well for both. The first two pages offer a blurb about why talk is important with a bit of a PSHE focus. There are also lots of website links if you want to follow ideas further. enjoy!
The GCSE Music Stretch and Challenge Workbook
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The GCSE Music Stretch and Challenge Workbook

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The GCSE Music 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 Music 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 Religious Studies Stretch and Challenge Workbook
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The Key Stage Three Religious Studies Stretch and Challenge Workbook

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The KS3 Religious Studies 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 Religious Studies 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 PSHE Stretch and Challenge Generator
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The Key Stage Three PSHE 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 PSHE 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 PSHE 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 Sociology Stretch and Challenge Generator
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The GCSE Sociology 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 Sociology 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 Sociology 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 Key Stage Three Geography Stretch and Challenge Generator
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The Key Stage Three Geography 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 Geography 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 Geography 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 Geography Stretch and Challenge Generator
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The GCSE Geography 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 Geography 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 Geography 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 A Level Law Stretch and Challenge Workbook
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The A Level Law Stretch and Challenge Workbook

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The A Level Law 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 A Level Law 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 Design and Technology Stretch and Challenge Grid
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The Key Stage Three Design and Technology Stretch and Challenge Grid

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The KS3 DT 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 DT 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 Chemistry Stretch and Challenge Grid
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The GCSE Chemistry Stretch and Challenge Grid

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The GCSE Chemistry 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 Chemistry 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 Biology Stretch and Challenge Generator
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The A Level Biology 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 A Level Biology 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 Biology 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 Health and Social Care Stretch and Challenge Workbook
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The GCSE Health and Social Care Stretch and Challenge Workbook

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The GCSE Health and Social Care 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 Health and Social Care 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 Music Question Generator
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The A Level Music Question Generator

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The A Level Music 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 Music Question Generator will give your lessons a new dimension, motivating and engaging the students you teach!
The Differentiation Deviser
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The Differentiation Deviser

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The Differentiation Deviser presents 80 strategies, activities and techniques for differentiating, all of which can be used across the Key Stages and the curriculum. Every entry is clearly explained and accompanied by an image to aid understanding and recall. The Differentiation Deviser will make your life easier and your lessons better. Enjoy!
The GCSE Psychology Question Generator
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The GCSE Psychology Question Generator

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The GCSE Psychology 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 Psychology Question Generator will give your lessons a new dimension, motivating and engaging the students you teach!
The GCSE Physics Stretch and Challenge Workbook
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The GCSE Physics Stretch and Challenge Workbook

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The GCSE Physics 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 Physics 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.