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 […]

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A Level topics have been released – where do we go from here?

In the light of the pandemic and the disruption it has caused to education, the government decided that for the exams in 2022, teachers and students should be made aware of the topic areas they have chosen for this year’s papers in advance. The chosen topics can be found here: H573 A Level Religious Studies Advance Information_Jun2022 (8).pdf (A Level) H173 AS Level Religious Studies Advance Information_Jun2022 (1).pdf (AS) This pre-release […]

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Preparing Students for Exams Post-Pandemic: a Mindset and Behavioural Approach

Dr Nihara Krause, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Founder & CEO stem4  Winston Churchill is quoted as saying, ‘If you are going through hell, keep going’ – a depiction of the tenacity and determination he so clearly demonstrated for success. Given nearly two years of disruption through the pandemic, how can educators support their students to ‘keep […]

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