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Making Sense of Mock Exams in GCSE English

Sometimes it may feel that those GCSE English mock exams are all a bit too much. Are they really necessary? This new video offers you 3 main reasons why they’re important for you. Thanks to Sam Walkerdine from for making this video.

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Sweat Like A Robot – Improving Your GCSE English Exam Performance.

Scientists in Japan have created a humanoid robot that can work out and even sweat just like a human. These new robots can be used as crash test dummies and to design muscle analytics for athletes and sports. It’s all about reducing risk and improving performance. Got me thinking about how we could apply this…

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Really good English teaching.

I thought now might be a good time to explain why I created Your Webinar Teacher. For me, the clue is in the word ‘teacher’. Because that’s what I’ve been for most of my career in one form or another – an English teacher. A really good English teacher too. I bumped into an ex-student…

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Reasons for Reading

Walk into any bookshop and you’ll see lots of different people quietly browsing the shelves, looking at books on a wide range of subjects – from revolutions to rock stars, gardening to genetics. Some may be sat with a coffee, gently flicking through their chosen books, the words racing by under their steady gaze, as…

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