Reading Matters…

Literacy Across the Curriculum. Four words guaranteed to bring cheery staffroom conversation to a standstill and send teachers of every flavour into paroxysms of paranoia about their punctuation and spelling. It doesn’t sound like fun. It sounds like someone wants to crack down on wrongly-used apostrophes. It sounds like English across the curriculum. Worse still,…

Vocabulary: bountiful, not barbarous.

Quickly skim read the following: “I am persuaded that this is a righteous judgement of God on these barbarous wretches, who have imbrued their hands with so much innocent blood; and that it will tend to prevent the effusion of blood for the future, which are satisfactory grounds for such action which cannot otherwise but…

From Verbalisation to Pen & Paper

If I’m completely honest, I’ve been dreading my spot on this blog. As part of the Pedagogical Team I obviously have a passion for teaching and learning and the finer points of pedagogical practice. The thought of committing my thoughts into written words on the page for public consumption is a little out of my…