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

Does music and the content of its lyrics influence human behaviour or lifestyle? Does music with references to sex, violence, aggression, drug use or illegal behaviour have wider consequences for our society or is there an inherent right to freedom of speech?  Be prepared to argue both sides.  Mr North’s English group versus Ms Pinto’s English […]

Homework due Monday 26th of January Explore the relationship between Prospero and Miranda in Act 1 Scene 2 Two paragraphs minimum.   SCENE II. The island. Before PROSPERO’S cell. Enter PROSPERO and MIRANDA MIRANDA If by your art, my dearest father, you have Put the wild waters in this roar, allay them. The sky, it […]

    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 […]

The Sea by James Reeves Read the poem carefully and answer the following questions in full sentences. The whole poem is a metaphor. What two things are being identified? ‘Giant and grey.’ What two qualities of the sea is James Reeves highlighting? What are some of the qualities the sea and a dog have in […]

Writing Bio-Poems – Who are we? Bio-poems use your own personal information as the stimulus for creative writing. It is important to be open and honest, using facts and sharing thoughts that best portray who you are. Structure your poem by including the following information: Your first name. A selection of adjectives to describe yourself. The […]