How English Will be Taught at Leeds

Grammar, in the context of GCSE level, has seen a profound nose-dive.   The City of Leeds School has considered it necessary to revamp its method of delivery. All English pupils will, therefore, be taking the English subject as a second language. Ofsted inspections The move is seen to be part … [Read more...]

Research in Universities: 2004 Scotland Trust Excavation Possible Oldest Calendar; 14th Century Manuscript Found After 50 Years in Library

Hunter gatherer societies in Aberdeenshire could have used the oldest calendar as early as 10,000 years ago. They had the need for a device to tell time of the year and also make corrections for seasonal drift of the lunar year. These primitive people already have the sophistication to do so, says … [Read more...]

Creative Writing Soon to be Part of A-levels

Creative Writing Soon to be Part of A-levels

Good news for students wanting to have more subject choices for earning AS and A-level qualifications. The first creative writing course of its kind at A-level in the UK will soon give aspiring authors, playwrights and poets the chance to explore and hone their talents in prose fiction, non-fiction, … [Read more...]

Charles Dickens – England’s most famous author – at 200 years!

Charles Dickens – England’s most famous author – at 200 years!

The whole world celebrates the bicentennial birthday of England’s most prolific writer, Charles Dickens, today, the 7th of February. Many organisations in the UK and abroad have launched activities to celebrate this special event. One of the most well-known is the British Council’s project which … [Read more...]