Monthly Archives: October 2012

England In The Time Of Shakespeare

The BBC have produced a series of brief radio programmes drawing together a range of objects from the British Museum, and analysing their relevance to the world of William Shakespeare. This is essential listening for anyone studying Shakespeare at any … Continue reading

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The Plane Crash

Before we started reading Lord of the Flies, I asked the class to imagine a scenario in which they were going on a journey with schoolmates, and survived a plane crash in which the adults accompanying them perished . Here is … Continue reading

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Lord of the Flies – A Gift for the Darkness

In class on Thursday 10y/En2 read the end of this chapter with its momentous events of the killing of the pig, the offering of its head on a stick “sharpened at both ends”, and then the remarkable scene in which … Continue reading

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The Team « Visible Teens

In addition to his own blog at, year 13 student Ady Horan is now also part of the team at Visible Teens.   Hi, I’m Adrian (Ady) Horan and I am a writer for Visible Teens. I’m a teenager with … Continue reading

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The Poetry Games

If you want to enter the Poetry Games competition, you will need to submit your poem with a pupil entry form to your English teacher within the next two weeks to make sure we can send them as part of … Continue reading

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