Category Archives: Unseen Prose (1945- present)

Year 13 Paper 2 exam tomorrow – urgent reminders

Dear all, what weather for revision! Crikey, it is so hot – hope you are enjoying some chilled mocktails as you revise. See you tomorrow for the exam. Please remember your clean copies of the texts: Top Girls / Handmaid’s … Continue reading

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Year 13 important update – read before the exams

Hello Year 13, I hope study leave is going well and you are feeling calm and confident – final three weeks now, keep focused and positive! Here are two new unseen poetry practice papers for you to have a go … Continue reading

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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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Year 13 Easter revision schedule

Dear Year 13 English students, we have thought long and hard about how best to structure your Easter revision. We want to make it achievable and proportionate. We also want to give you chance to improve essay technique but without … Continue reading

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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 13 mock exams in January

Dear all, key information about the NEA deadline on Monday 12th November and what you are being assessed on in the mocks at the end of January: year-13-mock

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Year 13 unseen prose #2 Oranges are not the only fruit

Dear everyone in Year 13 English, You have all had a ‘run through’ now with your first unseen prose exercise (Angela Carter extract)  and you must make sure that this is stuck into your exercise book (either will be fine … Continue reading

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