Writing

Andrew has been writing for educational and trade publishers for twenty years. His writing credits include:

  1. Writing credits to date:
  • The Invisible Ink Series (John Catt Educational, 2015-ongoing):
    • Teaching for Character
    • Teaching for Creativity
    • Teaching for Motivation
    • Teaching for Curiosity
    • Teaching for Communication
    • Teaching for Thinking skills
    • Teaching for Interdependence
  • Revision Guide for Verbal Reasoning  (Hodder Education, 2015)
  • The CRYPT Series (YA horror-fiction series, Headline): The Gallows’ Curse (2011), Traitor’s Revenge (2012), Mask of Death (2012), Blood Eagle Tortures (2013), Guardians’ Reckoning (2014).
  • The Independent Curriculum (Galore Park, 2011) founder and lead author
  • English for Common Entrance (Hodder Education, 2007): pupil course book and independent study book
  • 11+ English Practice Exercises (Galore Park Publishers, 2008)
  • Junior English Series for Prep Schools – Books 1-3 (Galore Park Publishers, 2007-2008)
  • Tolerance and Empathy in Today’s Classroom: Supporting PSHE and Citizenship in Key Stages 2 and 3 (Sage Publications, 2005) (reviewed in TES, May 2006)
  • Series author for Mind’s Eye: Activities to support Speaking and Listening at KS2    (4 books for Y3-6) (Rising Stars, 2005)
  • Series author for Mind’s Eye: Activities to support Writing at KS2  (4 further books for Y3-6) (Rising Stars, 2007)
  • 3 KS2 Writing Activity Books: Girls Rock, Boys Rule, Billy Kool (Rising Stars, 2005)
  • 2 Teacher’s Notes for Navigator Dimensions teaching literacy (Harcourt Education / Rigby, 2004)
  • Year 5 teachers’ notes for Multi-media Literacy ,– teaching English through interactive CD ROMs) (Harcourt Education / Ginn, 2005)
  • Team author on ‘i-read’ at Key Stage 1: Down on the Farm, Our Day Out (Cambridge University Press, 2006):
  • 2 Teacher’s Reading Notes (Stage 15 and 16 in the Treetops Non-Fiction Series, (Oxford University Press, 2006)
  • 3 Teacher’s Notes for the Connections Series – teaching literacy through Science, Geography and History)  (Oxford University Press, 2003)

 Published articles, papers and blog posts (in reverse order):                      

  • Monthly column in the Bury Free Press (2018 onwards)
  • Monthly column in the Suffolk Free Press (2016-17)
  • Teaching character education in schools (Daily Telegraph, April 2015)
  • Teaching for Character (Schools Improvement Net, April 2015)
  • Monitoring Motivation (Prep School Magazine, March 2015)
  • Managing Talk in the Classroom  (Prep School Magazine, Autumn 2014 
  • Growing at a Child’s Pace (Prep School Magazine, Summer 2014)
  • Freedom to Think (Prep School Magazine, Summer 2013)
  • Making Sense of writing  (Prep School, Magazine, Spring 2013)
  • What Shall I be when I’m Older, Dad? (Prep School Magazine, Autumn 2012)
  • English in the twenty-first century (SATIPs Broadsheet, 2008)
  • Hit it on the Head  (Times Educational Supplement – 15.06.07)
  • Grasp the Nettle (Times Educational Supplement – 13.01.06)
  • Imaginations Unleashed  (Times Educational Supplement – 25.11.05)
  • Don’t avoid the word Drama (Times Educational Supplement – 25.11.05)

 

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