English – Years 7-9

English texts
  • See reading enrichment lists here
  • Local places to visit or places further afield: Dove cottage – the home of Wordsworth; Theatres such as The Brewery Arts Centre (Kendal), The Grand Theatre and The Dukes Theatre (Lancaster), The Lowry and The Palace Theatre (Manchester), The Palace Theatre and The Everyman Theatre (Liverpool), and The Royal Shakespeare Theatre (Stratford-upon-Avon); Bronte Parsonage Museum; The Beatrix Potter Museum in Bowness; John Ruskin’s home (Brantwood)
  • Web resources: KS3: Poetry Hunter (find poems to love), Grammarly (perfect your writing style), BBC Bitesize (fill gaps/learn independently), RSC.org (get familiar with Shakespeare), Spellzone (improve your spelling); KS4: Bitesize (revise and test yourself), Memrise (learn facts and quotations), SparkNotes (online study guides), Englishbiz (improve your essay style), YouTube (online tutorials and video guides)
  • Remote Learning Platforms: Your Favourite Teacher, GCSE Pod, Oak Academy and Educake
  • Macbeth | Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank | Shakespeare’s Globe (shakespearesglobe.com)

Ms Forsyth, Head of English – k.forsyth@dallamschool.co.uk

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