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Recycle, Recycle, Recycle!

In Y10 GCSE English we have been working on a recycling campaign to help make DC Green! Persuasive writing devices have been investigated, and we have strategically planned our campaign, selecting which devices to deploy for maximum effect. Operation Recycle is indeed Green for Go! Watch this space…

Autobiography

As our learners work towards preparing their own autobiographies for presenting to camera as part of their GCSE coursework, we have been investigating the features of autobiographical writing such as perspective and tense. The text I chose to work on to help with these features may be very self-indulgent,...

Love For Biographies

Recently, Tilly in year 9, finished reading ‘Me, Me, Me’, by Charlotte Crosby and as a result she has moved onto a new biography: ‘Stripped Bare’, by Marnie Simpson.   Charlotte Crosby’s autobiography is all about her life and secrets.   Tilly said that she prefers autobiographies to any...

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