November teaching English update
I hope you’ve had a restful half term break.
Voice recordings of GCSE/Int GCSE anthology texts
A quick reminder for those teaching GCSE/Int GCSE English Literature: you can access GCSE and Int GCSE voice recordings of the anthology texts to help with your teaching. Our heartfelt thanks to Anton Jarvis for making these.
November GCSE/Int GCSE exam series
Pre-recorded exam feedback for the June 2023 exam series for GCSE and A level
Free training opportunities
‘How to apply the mark scheme’ training for 2.0 and English Literature coming up; and support with diversifying your KS4 texts from Bennie Kara.
A level English Literature
Gothic literature in context: free livestreamed teachers’ CPD event at the British Library
Tuesday 28 November, 16:00–17:15
Join professor of 18th-century literature Mary Fairclough, teacher and member of NATE's Reviewing Literature Working Group Aaishah Rauf, and teacher Patrick Cragg for a rich discussion of Frankenstein and the Gothic. Look at the genre’s conventions through the lens of colonialism and connect its themes to modern day fears of technology. Suitable for KS3-5.
Coursework marking training
New texts reminders for June 2024
Please see the reminders about the new question order, mock papers showing these and access pre-recorded training on each of the new texts.
We have recently made many new resources available: practice papers, structured templates for writing tasks, along with recordings of recent training on our playlists.
I hope the term continues to run smoothly and look forward to supporting you this year.