Five Brilliant Ideas for Teaching Poetry

Poetry can be one of the trickiest areas of the curriculum to teach well. How can pupils come to understand a poem without being spoon-fed? How can they engage in personal response when the language of a text can seem dense and difficult? How can they learn about poetic conventions and style while still enjoying…

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Jenny Grahame, EMC’s media consultant, calls for responses to the forthcoming DfE/Ofqual consultation. Just what is it that constitutes a subject as appropriate for examination at GCSE or A Level? Is it the intellectual contribution it has made to contemporary letters and culture, or its consonance with the economic well-being of society? Is it the relevance…