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Welcome to the English Department

Mr I Valentine (PT)

Mrs H Bodiam

Mr D Clark

Mrs J Forster

Mrs A Shand

Mr D Terron

Mrs F Walker


National 5/Higher English Folio

In future students will have to ensure their folio pieces are inserted into the template below BEFORE the Academy sends them to SQA

English N5 Higher Portfolio Template


Candidate Guide – Higher

Candidate Guide – Int2

Students’ Guide

Crit essay qs from specimen paper (amended)

[important]Close Reading practice Booklets[/important]


[important]SKELLIG handouts[/important]

Skellig Argumentative-Persuasive (home)

Skellig Argumentative-Persuasive model (school)

Skellig persuasive essay (alt. to speech)


Useful websites Othello

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Critical Essays

The aim of these essays is four-fold. They are designed: a. to help you prove that you have not only understood the events of the text which you have read but also that you have fully understood its main ideas and central concerns. You must also show that you have fully understood what the question …

English Staff pages

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