English Tag Archive

Sophie is Soroptomists’ top speaker

What do you do in a pandemic when all opportunity to play your favourite sport disappears? Some people might disappear under their duvets or at the very least slack on their...

World Book Day

Ever had to create a World Book Day costume? Ever bought one? Ever thought that it was more about dressing up than reading? Well, in 2021 it’s all about the books! World Book...

Audience With an Author

Wallace High School English Literature students recently had the opportunity to interview acclaimed writer Nathan Filer, in preparation for their work on A Level prose coursework....

Esperance Book Club

Mrs Weir and Mrs Dumigan have decided to launch a virtual Book Club over the next few months so we can read together and share opinions. Don’t worry…you don’t...

Our Day Out: Sunshine and poetry at the Heaney Home Place

“Wee” and “snottery” are perhaps not words commonly associated with perceptions of poetry but, as Wallace’s Year 13 English Literature students were to learn, Seamus...

Heaney HomePlace visit

Year 13 AS English Literature students recently enjoyed a scenic drive through snow covered terrain to visit the Heaney HomePlace in Bellaghy. The award winning centre situated in...

Year 8 pupils get “the buzz”

Year 8 pupils were delighted to receive a novel this week, kindly funded for them by the members of our Old Girls’ Association prior to its transformation to the Former...

The “Write” stuff

The English Department has had a busy and successful academic term, with a host of curricular and extra-curricular activities. Staff were thrilled to hear that Lucy Watson,...

Using ShowMe to Analysis a Poem

https://youtu.be/Se0QOYdiKm4 Video showing excellent use of the ShowMe app to analysis a poem....

Notable Successes for the English Department

The Wallace High School English Department has rounded off a busy 2011 with a number of notable successes. Lower Sixth student Natasha Gillies proved she was made of the...