Fix it, Move up!

Following a written assessment or mock exam I always expect students to look back over what they did under exam…

Nines

As the mock speaking exams approach I am looking for ways to get my students forming high quality sentences spontaneously…

Medium Term Planning

In September I will celebrate my 8th year in the classroom. I feel I have spent those eight years testing,…

Reading Skills: How to

I love this time of year on Twitter. Stressed out MFL teachers all over the country come together in support,…

Flipcharts

Flipcharts. Hardly the newest or most interesting bit of classroom kit. They are, however, cheap and most schools have a…

Joker

It’s the start of term, you have new classes and you want to get them engaged and ‘on board’ as…

Feedback Ferris Wheel

As we approach the end of half term five my KS3 students are busy with writing assessments. This generates lots of marking…

Yes / No Game

I am very lucky to teach a wonderful group of Year 10 students. They are bright, challenging and a lot of fun.…