This house believes that the police services should NOT be armed with a gun. Many campaign groups have raised concerns over plans for armed police officers to patrol certain streets in London. Mr North’s English group versus Ms Pinto’s English group. Tuesday the 3rd of March Lunchtime in the Library http://debatewise.org/debates/1268-this-house-believes-that-the-police-service-should-be-armed/

How does Shakespeare present the character of Caliban in The Tempest? The Tempest essay

  Bill Bryson – Dover – Google Slides 1973 London Bill Bryson

    The Portuguese Armada – One of a fleet of ships organised by the Portuguese crown that travelled annually from Portugal to India (Goa) on what is famously known as its ‘Indian Run’. Vasco de Gama followed the sea route around the Cape of Good Hope from 1497 to 1499.  In Book 5 Camoes […]

  On Wednesday 15th of October you will receive your booklet outlining the Reading Project and by the end of our Period 6 lesson, after a lengthy discussion and a question and answer based lesson, you should feel confident enough to get started on your first reading project. If you are still unsure about what to […]

  This week we will be exploring the epic poem, The Lusiad (also known as The Discovery of India) by Luis de Camoes, which written in the Homeric style focuses on a poetic interpretation of the Portuguese voyages of discovery during the 15th and 16th centuries. In this extract we will firstly be examining the place […]

MODEL RESPONSE What image is painted of Captain James Cook in this poem? For each statement you need to find a quotation to support. The first vision of Cook is that of a man who is a modernised or evolved version of the old kind of sea captain. The men on his ship idolised Cook […]

Week 4 – This Week Five Visions of Captain Cook  Captain James Cook (1728 – 1779) was an 18th century explorer whose navigation of the Pacific, New Zealand and Australia changed the Western World’s of  view and understanding of geography.   BY KENNETH SLESSOR I Cook was a captain of the Admiralty When sea-captains had the evil […]