Read Write Inc. Phonics for EAL learners

Do you have students with varying levels of English in your classes? Wondering how you can ensure all your students achieve reading fluency with Read Write Inc. Phonics? Experienced Reading Leader, Jane Spicer, talks to us about her continued success implementing Read Write Inc. Phonics in a school where there is a wide range of […]

How to introduce a new KS3 class reader

KS3 students reading

I don’t know about you, but I look forward to introducing a new class reader with the various classes I teach. There’s something about the opportunity to share great literature with young people and also have the chance to share my own passion as a reader. It’s always enjoyable to challenge myself with a new […]

Readymade Scaffolding: Using the Oxford School Shakespeare GCSE Revision Workbooks

Recently, I’ve been playing around with and using a lot of Oxford University Press Shakespeare materials and resources, which are proving to be excellent. In particular, I’ve been experimenting with their ‘Macbeth GCSE Revision Workbook’ by Graham Elsdon, which is part of the Oxford School Shakespeare series. I’ve been using this in the more traditional […]