Poetry Live!

Students in Y10 visited Manchester's Bridgewater Hall to see poets from their GCSE anthology perform and discuss their work.

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Posted by Hannah Williams on 17 March 2017

Category: English Department Blog

King Lear comes to LSA.

A live performance of King Lear performed by the RSC was streamed live into LSA yesterday; it was enjoyed by pupils in Y8 & 9.

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Posted by Hannah Williams on 10 February 2017

Category: English Department Blog

Treasure Island!

Y7 English students were saved from walking the plank when they presented their Treasure Island projects after studying the novel!
 

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Posted by Hannah Williams on 27 January 2017

Category: English Department Blog

Students get reading for Lancashire Book of the Year!

Y9 students visited the Harris Library in Preston for the next round of Lancashire Book of the Year discussions.

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Posted by Hannah Williams on 25 January 2017

Category: English Department Blog

'A Christmas Carol' comes to LSA!

Students were entertained by the Manchester Actors' Company when Dickens' classic novel 'A Christmas Carol' was performed to Y10.

 

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Posted by Hannah Williams on 20 December 2016

Category: English Department Blog

National Poetry Day Competition 2016

Well done to Robert Hill, winner of this year's National Poetry Day Competition.  The theme was messages.

 

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Posted by Hannah Williams on 14 December 2016

Category: English Department Blog

LSA English students take part in Lancashire Book of the Year

A group of Y9 students travelled to Ingol Library to take part in this year's reading challenge.

"The award is voted for by Year 9 students in twelve high schools around the county. Each school is given a collection of books, submitted by publishers as being the best books they had produced for…

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Posted by Hannah Williams on 22 November 2016

Category: English Department Blog

Learn Your Key Words!

Spread the (Key) Word!

Ask students to take pictures of your subject’s keywords when they have written/spelled them correctly in other subjects.

 

Forehead Game

Pupils use post it note to write down a key word and stick it to their partner’s forehead. Their partner then has to ask…

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Posted by Hannah Williams on 17 November 2016

Category: Teaching and Learning Blog

Live screening of 'Hamlet' at LSA!

Y9 students were treated to a live performance and workshop of 'Hamlet' today when the RSC beamed it live into LSA and other schools around the country!

 

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Posted by Hannah Williams on 15 November 2016

Category: English Department Blog

Winner of Rotary Writers' Competition

A huge well done to Y9 pupil Ella Peebles who won this year's Rotary Club Young Writers' Competition.  She was awarded her prize in assembly.

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Posted by Hannah Williams on 10 November 2016

Category: English Department Blog

Tags: English