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Mocked, published in Horizons 3

Read Susan Battye’s prize winning story, Mocked, in this recently published volume of short stories and poems. HORIZONS 3 The third in the Page and Blackmore series of biennial anthologies, Horizons 3 was launched on Thursday 14 September. It contains the winning stories … Continue reading

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People often ask, Why should students study Drama as a subject?

At a time when there is a focus on the development of youth confidence, mental well being and readiness for further study or engagement with the workplace it is interesting to reflect on the place of Drama in the New … Continue reading

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Team New Zealand and Peter Burling

Congratulations to Team New Zealand and their helmsman, Peter Burling on winning the America’s Cup! Just like Peter Blake, who  first won the cup for New Zealand in 1994, Burling began his sailing career in in Tauranga harbour in a … Continue reading

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Drama in the Classroom Moves Centre Stage

By Susan Battye  First published in Tomorrows Schools Today NZ 05 May 2016 Drama in the classroom – a frippery at best or an essential part of the curriculum?  It depends who you talk to, but since 2001 when Drama … Continue reading

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English Workbook NCEA Level 1 AS 1.11 UNDERSTANDING VISUAL AND/OR ORAL TEXTS

English Workbook NCEA Level 1 AS 1.11 UNDERSTANDING VISUAL AND/OR ORAL TEXTS Authors : Susan Battye and David Wort TITLE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE NOW The Sigma Workbook ‘AS 1.11 Understanding Visual/Oral Texts’ is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills needed … Continue reading

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English Workbook NCEA Level 1 AS 1.10 RESPONSE TO READ TEXTS

English Workbook NCEA Level 1 AS 1.10 RESPONSE TO READ TEXTS Authors : Susan Battye and David Wort TITLE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE NOW The Sigma Workbook ‘AS 1.10 Response to Read Texts’ is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills needed … Continue reading

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English Workbook NCEA Level 1AS 1.9 INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS

English Workbook NCEA Level 1AS 1.9 INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS Authors : Susan Battye and David WortTITLE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE NOWThe Sigma Workbook ‘AS 1.9 Information Literacy Skills’ is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills needed to gain Achieved, Merit, or Excellence in this … Continue reading

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English Workbook NCEA Level 1 AS 1.8 CONNECTIONS ACROSS TEXTS

English Workbook NCEA Level 1 AS 1.8 CONNECTIONS ACROSS TEXTS Authors : Susan Battye and David Wort TITLE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE NOW The Sigma Workbook ‘AS 1.8 Connections Across Texts’ is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills needed to gain Achieved, Merit, … Continue reading

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English Workbook NCEA Level 1 AS 1.7 CREATE A VISUAL TEXT

English Workbook NCEA Level 1 AS 1.7 CREATE A VISUAL TEXT Authors : Susan Battye and David Wort TITLE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE NOW The Sigma Workbook ‘AS 1.7 Create a Visual Text’ is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills needed … Continue reading

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English Workbook NCEA Level 1 AS 1.6 CONSTRUCT AND DELIVER AN ORAL TEXT

English Workbook NCEA Level 1 AS 1.6 CONSTRUCT AND DELIVER AN ORAL TEXT Authors : Susan Battye and David WortThe Sigma Workbook ‘AS 1.6 Construct and Deliver an Oral Text’ is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills needed to gain Achieved, Merit, … Continue reading

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