AQA Literature exam question flashcards

Flashcards with questions on, Jekyll and Hyde, Power and Conflict poetry, Macbeth and An Inspector Calls. These flashcards cover sections from four of the topics my year 11 students need for their upcoming English Literature exams. We're getting to the point now that students just need to practise planning questions quickly. Not agonizing over it, just …

The Healthy Teacher Project 2 – Interview with Andrew Hutchinson

What is The Healthy Teacher Project?  In this interview, I talk with Andrew Hutchinson, a Director of English at a comprehensive school. We talk about the routines Andrew follows to keep healthy. The challenge of his 65-hour-a-week job and his career through education including a period where he stepped away from teaching. Andrew copes with …

The Healthy Teacher Project 1 – Interview with Craig Staples

What is The Healthy Teacher Project?  In this interview, I talk with Craig Staples, a teacher for 24 years. who currently teaches English at a challenging inner-city school. Craig started in PE, moved over to History when he became an Assistant Principal, now he teaches English with a responsibility for literacy across the curriculum. I really …

Detoxify your mind – The Healthy Teacher

Thousands upon thousands of words are written each week about what you should or should not put into your body. This additive may be poisonous, tonka beans may have pretentious side effects, carbs after midday may fill you up.