S3 English

Welcome to S3 English.

Below you will find homework dates and useful support materials/resources.


Ongoing Throughout the Year – Book Bingo Challenge.  As part of your private, personal reading you need to read at least 4 books (that’s one a term) that fit into 4 different categories on the Book Bingo Card (issued in class and can also be accessed below).

In May, you will do a talk to a small group reviewing these four books.  To help you remember, keep notes on the books as you go – electronically or by hand (record sheet handed out and electronic copy below)

Include within your notes:

  • Summary details of the text – what it’s about/characters/events/theme/message
  • Key aspects you enjoyed
  • Anything you would improve about it
  • Recommended or not and why?

For every extra category/book you  read (up to a maximum of 8) there will be bonuses awarded.  For each of these extra books, you must complete a 150-200 word ‘Amazon-style’ review on the sheet provided (again, electronically or by hand).

A review should give a ‘taste’ of the book and focus on evaluating how good it it so that others can decide whether they would like to read it or not.


Good Luck!



S2 English

Welcome to S2 English.

Below you will find homework dates and useful support materials/resources.


Class 2S – Thursday 14th April

  • Write a newspaper report about how your character solved the mystery of the curse at the castle.  This should be written in the formal style and structure of a newspaper report and be at least 1 side of A4 (handwritten) or at least 300 words if typed.  See documents below for further help.

Haunted Newspaper Report – Instructions

Newspaper Reports – Placemat

Class 6S –

  • Haunted Homework Project – See below for the resources, guide and dates for the Haunted 10 week novel project.  Try to keep up with deadlines and give yourself enough time to complete the tasks fully – part of the challenge of the project is organisation and meeting deadlines.

Haunted Instructions; Haunted Homework Unit (activate sound); Directspeech

Homework Dates:

  • Submit Chapters 1-4 by Friday 11th December (these don’t have to be the final copies of the chapters but don’t submit them in your jotter)


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