BGE English- Home Learning resources

Please keep an eye on this page as it will be updated regularly with new tasks

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Contact details if needed-

Fiona McCulloch, Curriculum Leader English and Modern Languages-

Natasha McLeod, Literacy Development Officer-

Hanna Didcock, Teacher of English

Home Learning Tasks

All learners– Please ensure you are keeping up with your Personal Reading. Visit for ebooks, enewspapers, emagazines, etc. If you have forgotten your library details, email Ms Smith at for help.

Ms Didcock’s classes: Read the following novels and complete the study guide through the link below. This work should be continuous and be completed alongside the other English tasks below.

S1- either ‘The Nowhere Emporium’ or ‘Skellig’

S2- Stone Cold. Please use the following Powerpoint to help with analysis.

S3- To Kill a Mockingbird

Mrs White/Ms Coan’s class- Please continue with ReadingWise. The login details will be on Class Charts. Please scroll down for work for S1 and S2.

Ms Brack’s class- Hope you have all enjoyed writing your story this week. This booklet will help you to edit and improve your writing. Ms Brack would love to see what you have written, you can email her copies or photos of your work anytime. 

The tasks below should be completed by Miss McLeod and Ms McCulloch’s classes, however can be completed by all learners if they finish the specific tasks above.


Please complete the following Gangsta Granny tasks. Complete by 3rd April.


Please complete the following tasks on the text ‘The Highwayman’. Complete by 3rd April.


Read through the powerpoint below. Practice the language techniques and create your own imaginative piece of writing. Please complete by 3rd April.