Your Favourite Teacher

19
Mar

Walking Away - Cecil Day Lewis

Back at Southchurch High School for a look at this poem from the 'Love and Relationships' cluster. More analysis on our instagram! #yourfavouriteteacher

19
Mar

Mother, Any Distance - Simon Armitage

Thank you to Miss Connelly from 'Southchurch High School' for taking the time to teach me about this lovely poem!

12
Mar

Interview with Holly on her career as a Personal Trainer

A great chat about the journey into personal training and the sharing some fitness secrets. 

6
Mar

Frankenstein - Mary Shelley- Letter 1

A reading and discussion of our first look at Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, told in the form of R Walton's letter to his sister. 

5
Mar
28
Feb

Frankenstein: Context part 1

Our first look at the context of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - we discuss some of the scientific experiments of the time, romanticism and the influence of religion. 

25
Feb

Interview with Coach K - How can you take your sports performance to the next level?

A great chat with my wonderful friend Alex, looking beyond school P.E. to the big wide world of fitness and how we condition our bodies.  

20
Feb

What does it mean to be an influencer? - Interview with charlotteann.uk

Kicking off our podcast season in style, listen as I interview my good friend Charli about her lifestyle balancing teaching with a fitness/lifestyle instagram. 

24
Jan

Our Bett Show Radio Feature

Great to be on Net Support Radio with the lovely Russell today. I promise more pods are on the way!

3
Jun
1
Jun

Language Paper 1 walk through

Source A

Labyrinth by Kate Mosse (found on AQA website) 

Talked through by Miss Shaw

31
May
22
May
21
May
21
May

Exposure - Wilfred Owen - revision

Walk through the poem and discuss ways to compare with others is AQA exam cluster.

21
May
18
May

Macbeth overview

Brief overview to kick off any last minute revision

18
May

Jekyll and Hyde - duality

My favourite theme, can link to any essay in Jekyll and Hyde

18
May
9
May
8
May

Animal Farm - Chapter 7

Orwell's Animal Farm read to you each day, chapter by chapter

8
May
2
May

Revision of AIC, check your understanding.

Very silly podcast asking a few introductiory questions to AIC

2
May

Animal Farm - Chapter 6

Orwell's Animal Farm, read to you chapter by chapter. 

1
May

Animal Farm - Chapter 5 discussion

I'm really getting into this story now, listen to the discussion of the events of chapter 5, a real turning point in the story!

1
May

Animal Farm - Chapter 5

Orwell's Animal Farm read to you chapter by chapter.

1
May
26
Apr

Animal Farm - Chapter 4

Orwell's Animal Farm read chapter by chapter

26
Apr
25
Apr

Animal Farm - Chapter 3

George Orwell's Animal Farm, read to you chapter by chapter.

25
Apr

Animal Farm - Chapter 2 Discussion

Talking through some of the ideas in chapter 2 and thinking about what to look out for moving forward. 

24
Apr

Animal Farm - Chapter 2

George Orwell's Animal farm being read to you chapter by chapter each day. 

 
 
23
Apr
23
Apr

Animal Farm - Chapter 1

George Orwell's Animal farm being read to you chapter by chapter each day. 

17
Apr
14
Mar

Jekyll and Hyde Exam Practice Chp1

GCSE English literature AQA practice, extract taken from chapter 1 of RLS' Jekyll and Hyde

13
Mar

Ozymandias

A quick read of the poem and a few minutes going through a couple of Shelley's ideas. 

12
Feb
12
Jan

An Inspector Calls - J B Priestley

Just a taste of who Priestley was to help you understand the motivations behind his play

10
Jan

An Inspector Calls - the significance of the “unsinkable” Titanic

A brief discussion over what we learn about Mr Birling and Edwardian society through Priestley’s Titanic reference.

9
Jan

An Inspector Calls - a look at Edwardian society

Understanding the issues with Edwardian society will help you appreciate the things Priestley was trying to change through his message! Great for contextual knowledge

4
Dec
30
Nov

Dr Jekyll key quotations

a repost from March!

30
Nov

Introduction to Dr. Jekyll

Reposted this episode from March in case you needed a refreshed on the main man himself...

30
Nov

Lady Macbeth’s Ambition

Lady Macbeth key scenes

  • Act 1. Scene 5
  • Act 1. Scene 6
  • Act 2. Scene 2
  • Act 2. Scene 3
  • Act 3. Scene 2
  • Act 3. Scene 4
  • Act 5. Scene 1
  • Act 5. Scene 5
23
Nov
9
Nov
2
Nov
18
Oct
16
Oct

Tybalt, Romeo and Juliet revision

A brief look at how Shakespeare uses this character as a structural tool to oppose Romeo