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 […]

  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 […]

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 […]

Lesson 4 – Famous Explorers Captain James Cook