From my Year 7 class blog: Nuclear Giants and Ethical Infants

The post above is from my Year 7 class blog

One of my students posted this today. I love the use of figurative language in his writing, his passion for the topic, and his acknowledgement of the power of blogging.

My students are currently completing a group project to create an environmental campaign, and I asked them to write a reflection on their progress with the campaign so far. You can find the reflection task that I set them here: How are you thinking?

This one really impressed me, and of course I like that he has enjoyed the unit!

Year 9 English @ Bossley Park High


During my time as a student in 7 Aqua at Bossley Park High School, I have reflected on the teachings, lessons and topics learnt, and what is most apparent, the ‘blogging’ unit our teacher Mrs Edwards implemented in term 4 has taught us fundamental life lessons and skills. Our class has been given the opportunity to use a technique to communicate vital information and express an opinion in order to bring awareness and to educate the world about environmental issues and to help build future advocates.

Have a look at history’s timeline and it would seem people know more about war and killing rather than life and peace. The obvious choice presented to me was to join my ally Dimitrios in our campaign against future use of nuclear energy and weapons. This gruesome twosome split the atom and created a campaign that will blow your mind… ‘GET THE NUKE OUT OF HERE!!!’. Dimitrios and…

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