Author: Leon Furze
Role Models: Improving Writing
Alongside close reading, modelling writing is an important part of our English curriculum. The two support each other perfectly, and weaving back and forth between close reading exercises and modelled writing is an effective way to teach students a broad range of skills necessary for English and across the curriculum. Our writing model is based…
The Value of Close Reading
Close reading should be about the student, not the teacher. When guiding becomes telling, it’s time to hand over the reins.
An English curriculum that matters
An English curriculum that matters doesn’t have to neglect the classics. You can have both relevance and rigour, creating a curriculum that everyone enjoys.