The Y11 Guardian Foundation Workshop

January 13th 2023

Also in English this week, in order to support our Year 11 students with Language Paper 2, we invited The Guardian Foundation to deliver a virtual session on opinion writing during an English lesson for a group of Year 11 students.
Jane, from The Guardian foundation, helped the students think about topics and issues that they have an opinion on. Stu-dents brainstormed ideas about which they have an opinion on followed by being taught how to write a pitch for an editor. Students had to consider how they could use their stance on the topic to convince the editor that this was an article deserv-ing to be published.
Students shared a range of ideas from global warming to social media to how GCSEs are assessed, which Jane found very impressive.Gardian WS