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Andy Tharby

Andy Tharby is a practising English teacher with nine years of classroom experience at a secondary school in West Sussex. He is also a research lead, with an interest in helping ordinary classroom teachers enhance their practice through engagement with a wider evidence base. He writes a well-regarded blog, Reflecting English, in which he covers a range of subjects from improving student writing to finding solutions to the problems and dilemmas faced by busy teachers.

Read Andy’s guest blog post for The Times Educational Supplement.


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Publications by Andy Tharby

Making every English lesson count

Making Every English Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great…

Making Every Lesson Count

Packed with practical teaching strategies, Making Every Lesson Count bridges…

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Creating a culture for academic excellence

May 15 2017

Originally posted on Class Teaching:
In this week’s 15 minute forum, English teacher Andy Tharby discussed how we can create and sustain a fertile culture for academic excellence. * Our school is situated in a coastal town and has an intake that covers a large social demographic. We are currently asking an interesting question: how can we help students from all…

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Hop, skip, jump: the origin of useless teaching & learning policies

May 13 2017

Image: @jasonramasami Jonny Edwards is a great teacher. Everyone says so: his pupils, his colleagues and his end of year results all bear witness to the fact. One day, during Jonny’s free period, the school’s inquisitive new CPD leader, Dave, comes to see him. “Jonny,” he says, “I’d love to learn the secret behind your […]

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