Education – for teachers
18 May 2012 – My letter to the Times Educational Supplement on just one of the many issues around Controlled Assessment in GCSE English Literature
Resources, articles and more, mainly for teachers by the prolific head teacher and English specialist Geoff Barton.
Innovative thinking to challenge and inspire.
Study guides and contextual information for A level English Literature, some of which explore the link between the Bible and Literature. Scholarly but accessible.
A comprehensive anthology and guide to English literature of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Seventeenth Century, Restoration and Eighteenth Century.
Huge source of out of copyright ebooks to download. Site can be a little complicated to navigate and some scans are not perfect. Aimed at academic market.
Endless browsing for Scottish Literature and Scottish history devotees.
Has a great digital gallery – including Robert Burns and his poetry, Robert Louis Stevenson and more modern Scottish authors.
Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse theatres. Independent, producing theatres.
Definitely the most inspirational theatre venue in London.
Inventive theatre – including ‘Henry V’ (even if I didn’t like that show much!)
Rose Theatre in Kingston Upon Thames
Worksheets and practical advice to help students write accurately.
Guides to grammar, usage and punctuation. Perfect for students in Key Stages 3, 4 and even Sixth Form. A chance to learn how to get it right at last!