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Of Mice And Men: English Department Presentation

  In this latest GCSE revision podcast, Mr Craig presents a reading of John Steinbeck’s ‘Of Mice and Men’. This talk explores Steinbeck’s life and times, showing how these experiences helped to shape the story we know so well. The talk then moves on to consider the importance of narrative voice, as well as a consideration of the novel as tragedy.

todayFebruary 25, 2021

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An Inspector Calls: English Department Presentation

  Teacher of English John Craig presents a contextual reading of J. B. Priestley's 'An Inspector Calls', aimed at 4th and 5th formers who are currently studying the text. This talk explores the following questions: Who is J. B. Priestley? What was he saying about the world he lived in? Why did Priestley have such strong views? How is the play relevant to us today?

todayFebruary 12, 2021

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Two Philosophers Put The World To Rights

  Rosie hosts a discussion with Tom Kirby and James Tapley, both from the Philosophy and Religion department at Wellington College, about two of the set texts from the sixth-form Philosophy course. The texts being debated here are Peter Singer's 'The Life You Can Save' and Charles Taylor's 'The Ethics of Authenticity'. This podcast, which is adapted from a conference call, also features a student Q&A at the end of […]

todayJanuary 28, 2021

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