Category Archives: A-level Enrichment

Year 12 A Modest Proposal

A modest Proposal complete Make notes in answer to the following: What do you think is the purpose of his pamphlet? Why do you think Atwood might use this satirical reference to introduce her story? Advertisements

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Unseen Prose checklist

Dear Year 12 and 13, here is a checklist of key skills to try and cover for Unseen Prose… I hope it helps! unseen checklist Ms Murphy

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Plymouth library closures – have your say!

Dear students, parents and colleagues, If you live in the city, you may be aware that Plymouth City Council are proposing the closure of a large number of  libraries. Libraries in Efford, Eggbuckland, Ernesettle, Estover, Laira, North Prospect, Peverell, Stoke, Tothill … Continue reading

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Year 12 Secondary Source wider reading 2016-7

Dear Year 12 contributors, please comment on your secondary source wider reading . Please reference your source so other students can go and read it for themselves. This type of reading is so important to enrich your understanding and help … Continue reading

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Year 12 recommended reading

Hi year 12, If you’re in need of some interesting books to read, here’s a list with some good titles. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Daughter by Jane Shemilt A Tale of Two Cities by … Continue reading

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Year 12 & 13 exciting wider reading resources to help you with AO5 critical perspectives!

Dear Year 12 and 13 students, I have scanned relevant critical writing and put on ‘shared resources’. Go to English/ AS or A-level / Critical Perspectives. You will find some REAL treats in there! Read and make notes on key critical ideas/ quotes and start … Continue reading

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Half-term meanderings

Dear all, We hope that you are having a wonderful half-term holiday. Mrs Sharp and I enjoyed a peruse in Waterstones on Saturday morning… there seem to be lots of excellent books out at the moment. We spotted the new … Continue reading

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The School That Got Teens Reading…

As I am sitting in my living room watching this show on BBC2 it has made me wonder… As a DHSG student: do you love reading? Has this always been the case? What or who has inspired you to read? … Continue reading

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Year 12 English: want to win £500 ??!

Dear Year 12 English students, please have a look at this essay competition – click on the link below. Lots of really exciting literary questions for you to choose from. It is a prestigious prize to win and would be a particularly valuable piece … Continue reading

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Y12/13 Young City Laureate Comp – sorry deadline is 30th Sept

Hello guys, I was misinformed about the deadline extension. So get your entries in quick! You still have over a week 🙂 http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/Hunt-Plymouth-s-young-city-laureate/story-22788530-detail/story.html

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