Category Archives: A-level Enrichment

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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A-level Book Club next meeting: Tuesday 4th March (Room 13)

Hello all, Looking forward to hearing how you found Regeneration. Please return your texts next Tuesday. All welcome, even if you haven’t managed to finish reading the novel! Mrs Taylor

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