English hub schools network

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Come along to discuss strategies, best practice, share resources and exchange experiences with your local English teaching community.

Spring 2019: GCSE English Language

The session is a focus on GCSE English Language paper 2 question 2, question 4 and question 5. The session will offer support for teachers who are reflecting on teaching approaches to these question types and share strategies that work well.

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Spring 2019: A-level English Language

The focus for these hub meetings is A-level English Language; the meetings will provide you with resources to use with students to develop their understanding of two key areas: Language Development on paper 1 and Language Discourses for paper 2.

The session will provide focus on:

  • 'Ideas from language study' – ways to develop understanding of what is required for AO2.
  • Language development – working with concepts and data to improve exam performance.
  • Language discourses – developing understanding of what 'discourses' are and why they matter.
  • Language discourses – focused text analysis to develop students responses on Paper 2 Section B.
  • Language resources – ideas for engaging students with wider reading around the subject.

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Previous meetings and resources

View and download resources and materials from recent English hub schools network meetings below.

To see resources and materials from older meetings, go to our archive page

Autumn 2018: GCSE English Literature

Autumn 2018: A-level English Literature A and B

Summer 2018: GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature

Spring 2018: GCSE English Language

Spring 2018: A-level English Language and Literature

Autumn 2017: GCSE English Literature

Autumn 2017: AS and A-level English Literature A and B