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Your Favourite Teacher Wins 2022 Bett Award

Your Favourite Teacher won the 'Best Resource for Parents or Home Learning' award at the 2022 Bett Awards.

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2022 GCSE Exams Changes - Everything You Need to Know

Everything you need to know about the summer 2022 GCSE exams and Ofqual advanced information.

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A Christmas Carol: Four Main Themes

There are 4 key themes in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, and it's important you know them all to ace your GCSE English Literature exam.

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How to Provide Effective Cover Lessons for GCSE Students

When a teacher is absent short term, cover supervision is required to ensure students don’t miss out on any learning. In most cases, a cover teacher will supervise work that has been set in accordance with the school policy. 

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Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs at Home

Children with special educational needs (SEN) learn best in a different way from most children. This could be due to a specific learning difficulty (SpLD), such as dyslexia, or a disability, such as autism. Supporting children with special educational needs requires a unique approach for every individual child.

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Understanding Who the Animal Farm Characters Represent

If you are studying George Orwell’s Animal Farm for GCSE, then you will know that the novel was heavily influenced by the Russian Revolution. Many of the characters represent prominent people connected to the revolution and it’s important to know about them for your English Literature exam.

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How to support GCSE students unable to attend school

Homeschooling GCSEs comes with challenges for both you and your child, from knowing what to teach them to understanding how you can support them. We’ve gathered some of our best tips for supporting learning at home, so your child can ace their GCSEs!

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GCSE Advice For Parents: Helping Your Child Prepare for Their GCSE Mocks

With half-term nearly upon us meaning mocks are fast approaching, the big question on a lot of parents’ minds is ‘how can I help my child revise for their GCSE mock exams?’ Whilst the GCSEs require a lot more independence than your child might be used to at school, it is still vital to support them where possible.

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Pride and Prejudice Context: Social and Historical Analysis

A crucial part of Pride & Prejudice revision is to understand the context. We’ve listed everything you need to know to ace your Pride & Prejudice exam.

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Understanding An Inspector Calls: Social and Historical Context

Understanding the context of An Inspector Calls will help your overall understanding of the play. So that's why we’ve listed out everything you need to know to ace the social and historical context for this play.

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GCSE Homeschooling Tips for Parents

Homeschooling GCSEs comes with challenges for both you and your child, from knowing what to teach them to understanding how you can support them. We’ve gathered some of our best tips for supporting learning at home, so your child can ace their GCSEs!

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Preparing students for mocks with a 6-week GCSE intervention strategy

Creating an intervention strategy for underachieving students can take a lot of time and resources. With YFT, you can develop an intervention strategy that can be tailored to all students, and can save you both time and resources.

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3 Ways to Spend Pupil Premium Funding Effectively

Deciding on effective pupil premium classroom strategies can be difficult. Find out our 3 pupil premium funding best practices that can alleviate pressure from teachers.

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Starting GCSEs: Tips for Transitioning from KS3 to KS4

The beginning of KS4 can be both a daunting and exciting experience for students. Here are our top tips to help bridge the gap between KS3 and KS4.

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Exploring the Montagues and Capulets Character Traits

For your GCSE English Literature Exam, you’ll have to know more than Romeo and Juliet’s character traits. So that’s why we’ve listed out a complete overview of the Montagues and Capulets character traits.

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How to structure a GCSE English Literature essay

Learning how to improve your structure when writing essays can make a big difference to your grade. We’ve listed our top writing tips to help you with the structure of essay writing in English Literature.

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What is Triple Science and is it worth it?

Is it worth taking Double or Triple Award Science? We’ve listed everything you need to know about Triple Science to help you decide.

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Macbeth GCSE revision: Analysing Macbeth’s character traits

If you are studying Shakespeare’s Macbeth for your GCSE Literature exam, then it comes as no surprise that understanding the character Macbeth is crucial to your overall understanding of the play.

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The benefits of online learning for GCSE Students

Everyone has their own preferences when it comes to revising for GCSEs. But how can online learning help GCSE students prepare? Find out here.

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A Guide To Our Free Mental Health CPD For Teachers

Our English Director Charlene Shaw has created a mental health CPD webinar to help support teachers who have worked through the pandemic.

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GCSE English Revision: Exploring Science vs Religion in Jekyll and Hyde

Science and religion is a major theme within the novel Jekyll and Hyde. So, we’ve broken down the key points of this theme to support your revision.

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Introducing the online summer school Olympics 2021

Looking for a fun way to help your students prepare for the school year ahead? There is no better way than with our Olympic themed online summer school!

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How to use exam past papers for GCSE Science revision

Whether you’re doing Triple Science or Combined Science, there’s lots of content to learn for the GCSE Science papers.

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Unpacking Victor Frankenstein’s character traits

There are many layers to Victor Frankenstein’s characterisation, and it is important you can unpick them for your English Literature exam.

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How to revise for GCSE Maths: top tips by teachers

If you or someone you know is revising for their GCSE Maths exams, you’ll know the struggle all too well: lots of topics to go through and not knowing where to start.

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Lockdown League Competition for Football Academies

We are excited to launch another epic learning challenge - The Lockdown League. Find out how you can take part!

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New English and Maths Functional Skills Lessons

We don’t want to brag, (ok, maybe a little) but these new Functional Skills courses on the Your Favourite Teacher platform certainly have the X Factor.

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Football Clubs across the UK launch ‘Catch Up Cup’ for Academy Players

YFT's new GCSE based tournament, the Catch Up Cup, will pit school-age players at a number of top football clubs against one another in tackling educational challenges.

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