All posts by Christopher Waugh

“Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.” (Katherine Mansfield)

Future Dystopia – Descriptive Writing Task

Write a description of a world that is set in the future and where a key aspect of civilisation has gone awry.

Future Dystopia – Relative Clauses

A Grammar for Writing exploration of the use of relative clauses to enhance descriptive writing

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Future Dystopia – Adverbials

A Grammar for Writing exploration of the use of adverbials to enhance descriptive writing

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Future Dystopia – Noun Phrases

A Grammar for Writing exploration of the use of Noun Phrases to enhance descriptive writing

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Future Dystopia: Prepositions

A Grammar for Writing exploration of the use of prepositions to enhance descriptive writing

Class Debate Series: Debate Teams, Dates and Structure

Over the last few weeks we have been working towards the formal class debate series with a range of workshops and activities aimed at getting everyone up in front of an audience and exploring a range of techniques of persuasion. Today we agreed on the formal debate format we’ll be following

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Romeo and Juliet Project

A comprehensive exploration of the language and dramatic features of one of the world’s greatest texts.

Romeo and Juliet – Dramatic Devices

An investigation into how Shakespeare employs a range of dramatic devices to enhance the core ideas of his play.

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Romeo and Juliet, Act 1, Scene 3 and 4: Metaphor

We explore Shakespeare’s use of metaphor when having Lady Capulet describe Paris in Act 1 Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet.

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