Beyond's KS3 English Curriculum Map

Sorting the September Stress: Beyond’s KS3 English Curriculum Map

Tick a job off your to-do list with this comprehensive KS3 English Curriculum Map, resourcing every Key Stage 3 lesson from the beginning of Year Seven, to the end of Year Nine. Continue reading Sorting the September Stress: Beyond’s KS3 English Curriculum Map

Secondary School Books: Five Classic Short Stories Available Online

Choosing secondary school books to appeal to your students is particularly trying in these unusual times! If you’re stuck for reading recommendations for your KS3 and GCSE students, here are five classic short stories that can be accessed online. Continue reading Secondary School Books: Five Classic Short Stories Available Online

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Home Learning: When the Schools Close, What Will We Do?

Marie is a secondary English teacher and content writer for Beyond – in this blog, she outlines how she will be managing time at home and looking after her primary school-aged son and daughter with a mixture of home learning, … Continue reading Home Learning: When the Schools Close, What Will We Do?

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Sentenced by SPaG: Grappling with Misspelling

Spelling, punctuation, and grammar: the sacred pillars of English. Our resident ex-English teacher Paul Brand loves SPaG so much that we might start calling him DI Brand: Detective Inspector in the Spelling Police. DI Brand’s latest case? The role of SPaG in and out of the classroom… Continue reading Sentenced by SPaG: Grappling with Misspelling

Teaching Quotes as Said by Shakespeare

He may have lived four hundred years ago and spent most of his days striding around in doublet and hose, but Shakespeare was actually more modern than you might think. Thought his plays were about kings and queens and lovers … Continue reading Teaching Quotes as Said by Shakespeare