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Learning with Harris

Learning with Harris

By the HFed English Consultants
The Harris Federation English Consultants' very own subject knowledge podcast. New content added regularly!
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Macbeth - Decline of Power part 1: Lady Macbeth
Rhiannon Walls talks us through the character of Lady Macbeth with a spotlight on her decline into powerlessness and insanity. This is part 1 - its brother episode on Macbeth and his decline of power coming soon.
16:32
January 26, 2021
Macbeth - Masculinity and Macduff
Natasha Raphoz guides us through key scenes when analysing the character of Macduff and the theme of masculinity.
13:53
January 26, 2021
Macbeth - Meter
Rhiannon Walls talks us through Shakespeare's intricate use of meter in the Scottish play, studying key scenes and characters along the way. 
15:34
January 26, 2021
Jekyll & Hyde audiobook - Chapter 10
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Read by Oliver Blagden. In his full statement of the case, Jekyll reveals his darkest secrets... Mysteries are uncovered and horrors arise in this full, unabridged audiobook of Robert Louis Stevenson's gothic novella.
45:39
January 25, 2021
Jekyll & Hyde audiobook - Chapter 9
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Read by Oliver Blagden. In a letter to Utterson, Lanyon relays his dreadful encounter with Hyde. Mysteries are uncovered and horrors arise in this full, unabridged audiobook of Robert Louis Stevenson's gothic novella.
18:32
January 19, 2021
Jekyll & Hyde audiobook - Chapter 8
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Read by Oliver Blagden. Utterson, accompanied by Poole, decides to confront Jekyll, and makes a shocking discovery... Mysteries are uncovered and horrors arise in this full, unabridged audiobook of Robert Louis Stevenson's gothic novella.
29:20
January 15, 2021
Jekyll & Hyde audiobook - Chapter 7
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Read by Oliver Blagden. Utterson and Enfield take a stroll, which results in a chance meeting with the elusive Jekyll. Mysteries are uncovered and horrors arise in this full, unabridged audiobook of Robert Louis Stevenson's gothic novella.
04:16
January 12, 2021
Jekyll & Hyde audiobook - Chapter 6
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Read by Oliver Blagden. Lanyon takes a turn for the worse, as Jekyll once again distances himself from his friends. Mysteries are uncovered and horrors arise in this full, unabridged audiobook of Robert Louis Stevenson's gothic novella.
10:21
January 11, 2021
Jekyll & Hyde audiobook - Chapter 5
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Read by Oliver Blagden. Utterson confronts Jekyll, and makes a discovery which causes him grave concern. Mysteries are uncovered and horrors arise in this full, unabridged audiobook of Robert Louis Stevenson's gothic novella.
11:20
January 8, 2021
Jekyll & Hyde audiobook - Chapter 4
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Read by Oliver Blagden. A year passes by and a gruesome murder takes place, drawing Utterson's attention once again towards the sinister Mr Hyde. Mysteries are uncovered and horrors arise in this full, unabridged audiobook of Robert Louis Stevenson's gothic novella.
11:24
January 7, 2021
Jekyll & Hyde audiobook - Chapter 3
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Read by Oliver Blagden. Utterson catches up with his old friend, Jekyll, and takes an opportunity to question him about the mysterious Hyde. Mysteries are uncovered and horrors arise in this full, unabridged audiobook of Robert Louis Stevenson's gothic novella.
05:40
January 7, 2021
Jekyll & Hyde audiobook - Chapter 2
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Read by Oliver Blagden. Utterson, compelled by Enfield's story, sets out to meet the mysterious Hyde. Mysteries are uncovered and horrors arise in this full, unabridged audiobook of Robert Louis Stevenson's gothic novella...
19:20
December 3, 2020
Jekyll & Hyde audiobook - Chapter 1
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Read by Oliver Blagden. Beware!  All is not what it seems.  Mysteries are uncovered and horrors arise in this full, unabridged audiobook of Robert Louis Stevenson's gothic novella...
15:01
November 30, 2020
A Christmas Carol audiobook - Stave Five
Read by Oliver Blagden.  Written by Charles Dickens. Hurray! You are about to listen to the happiest of the five staves - Stave Five. Notice the overt happiness, joy and laughter from all involved as we see the wonderful consequence of Scrooge's redemption...
13:08
November 4, 2020
A Christmas Carol audiobook - Stave Four
Read by Oliver Blagden.  Written by Charles Dickens. Be cautious when listening to Stave Four as Dickens introduces us to the terrifying phantom of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. Look into Scrooge's solitary future if he chooses not to change and - like Scrooge -  be forced into reflecting on your own life and on the importance of generosity, kindness and love...
33:26
October 28, 2020
A Christmas Carol audiobook - Stave Three
Read by Oliver Blagden.  Written by Charles Dickens. Meet the jovial, genial, and immense Ghost of Christmas Present in Stave Three as we begin to see a change in Scrooge's usually miserable demeanour. Let him take Scrooge, and us listeners, on a journey to Christmas day at the Fezziwig's, the humble and happy Cratchit's and the house of Scrooge's loyal and forgiving nephew, Fred...
49:24
October 21, 2020
A Christmas Carol audiobook - Stave Two
Read by Oliver Blagden.  Written by Charles Dickens. When Scrooge discovers that Marley's warning was true, he soon meets an ephemeral spirit that appears to be both old and young - the Ghost of Christmas Past. Learn more about Scrooge's past and start to identify potential reasons for his callous ways as we are taken back to Scrooge's childhood and are reminded of a broken love that could have flourished if it were not for his greed...
36:56
October 14, 2020
A Christmas Carol audiobook - Stave One
Read by Oliver Blagden.  Written by Charles Dickens. Ebenezer Scrooge, the cold-hearted misanthrope, is visited by an old friend; but this old friend died 7 years previously... Learn more about Scrooge's miserable ways as he rejects the "surplus population" and his sole surviving relative, is selfish and unsympathetic to his humble clerk Bob Cratchit and is content with the solitary life he currently leads...
40:52
October 7, 2020
Power & Conflict: Kamikaze
Recorded by Rhiannon Walls. An interactive, guided analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
13:38
May 29, 2020
Power & Conflict: Checking Out Me History
Recorded by Birna Helgadottir. An interactive, guided analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
14:09
May 27, 2020
Power & Conflict: The Emigree
Recorded by Rhiannon Walls. An interactive, guided analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
09:53
May 25, 2020
Power & Conflict: Tissue
Recorded by Birna Helgadottir. An interactive, guided analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
16:59
May 22, 2020
Power & Conflict: War Photographer
Recorded by Oliver Blagden. An interactive, guided analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
14:11
May 21, 2020
Power & Conflict: Poppies
Recorded by Oliver Blagden. An interactive, guided analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
17:03
May 19, 2020
Power & Conflict: Remains
Recorded by Oliver Blagden. An interactive, guided analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
13:42
May 18, 2020
Power & Conflict: Storm on the Island
Recorded by Rhiannon Walls. An interactive, guided analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
14:19
May 14, 2020
Power & Conflict: Bayonet Charge
Recorded by Rhiannon Walls. An interactive, guided analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
16:48
May 14, 2020
Power & Conflict: Exposure
Recorded by Birna Helgadottir. An interactive, guided analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
15:36
May 12, 2020
Power & Conflict: Charge of the Light Brigade
Recorded by Rhiannon Walls. An interactive, guided analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
12:37
May 11, 2020
Power & Conflict: My Last Duchess
Recorded by Birna Helgadottir. A guided, interactive analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
22:25
May 7, 2020
Power & Conflict: The Prelude
Recorded by Rhiannon Walls. A guided, interactive analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
11:59
May 6, 2020
Power & Conflict: London
Recorded by Oliver Blagden.   A guided, interactive analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
11:13
May 4, 2020
Power & Conflict: Ozymandias
Recorded by Oliver Blagden. A guided, interactive analysis of this AQA Power and Conflict poem.
12:21
May 1, 2020