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The Power Of Believing You Can Improve

Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. 16 more words


Mining literature for deeper meanings

Writing a great English essay can be tough because literature doesn’t always reveal its deeper meanings immediately. You might not know Mr. Darcy’s true feelings for Elizabeth Bennett in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice or grasp the complex moral universe of Toni Morrison’s Beloved at first reading. 24 more words


Language and Gender

Does being female affect a person’s language, or is it merely the attitude towards feminine that make us think there is a difference?

In preparing for this topic candidates should study how gender is represented and reproduced in the everyday texts that surround us, for example in advertising, fiction and non-fiction texts etc. 110 more words


Expectations, desire and the natural order of things

This post has a title that is possible a tad bit too grandiose for what the content of the post is, but nonetheless summarises it well enough. 1,245 more words


Year 12 Unit 2 Coursework - urgent info

Well done everyone for all your hard work so far – you are nearly there! Please read the following carefully:

  • Deadline is 1:30-2PM English Office on Tuesday 3rd March .
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Year 12

Y12 Graphs and Tables

Evening Y12,

Here is my guidance on drawing graphs and tables. It’s pretty self explanatory.

Read it:



Mr. B

Year 12