Category Archives: Students’ Work

Year 11 – Letters to the Editor

My Year 11 English GCSE class have recently been working on writing a letter to our local newspaper, The Doncaster Free Press.  We are preparing for the Unit 1 exam in January, and spent much of the first half-term working on … 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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A Marvell-ous Poem

Before half-term my 11z/En4 GCSE English class were studying Andrew Marvell’s poem To His Coy Mistress. Before the class actually read the poem, though, we looked at some of the vocabulary that Marvell uses, and one of the tasks I gave … Continue reading

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