10 Ways to Celebrate Shakespeare’s Birthday

It’s Shakespeare’s 450th birthday on Wednesday 23rd April. Here are a few EMC ideas for activities to mark the day, ranging from a short 15 minute activity to start a lesson, to some more sustained ideas. Hope you find something for each of your classes, at whatever Key Stage! 1. Bring in an armful of poetry…

5 Revision Strategies for KS4

With Easter looming, we thought this might be a good moment to offer you some revision activities. These all require minimal preparation from you and can be adapted to almost any aspect of the exam. Perfect! 1. Team paragraphs Good for: improving writing under pressure, meta-level discussion about paragraph structure; thinking like an examiner. Students…