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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

Gives English lessons the award-winning Making Every Lesson…

Making Every Lesson Count

Packed with practical strategies and case studies, Making Every Lesson…

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Content, thinking and shaping: three principles for working with brighter students

January 30 2017

Image: @jasonramasami In 2013, Ofsted published a pretty damning report about the provision available for more-able students at secondary schools in the UK. One statement from the report rings true to me: Many students become used to performing at a lower level than they were capable of. Parents or carers and teachers accept this too […]

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10 prevalent myths about English teaching – part 2

October 29 2016

This is the second part of a double-bill based on common myths in English teaching. Part 1 and myths 1 – 5 can be found here. * Myth 6: Young people find quiet hard work boring. In the first place a third to a half of your class are likely to be introverts who probably prefer a quieter […]

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