Summer History Reading
Reviews of ‘The Anarchy’ by William Dalrymple and
‘The Romanovs’ by Simon Sebag Montefiore
Published in Marshwood, No. 268 July 2021
Reviews of ‘The Road to Little Dribbling’ by Bill Bryson, The Spy and the Traitor by Ben McIntyre, Unreliable Memoirs by Clive James, and Machines Like Me by
Published in Marshwood, No. 261, December 2020
The Mayflower Generation
Review of ‘The Mayflower Generation’ by Rebecca Fraser
Published in Marshwood, No. 257, August 2020
Retirement: Write On!
Published throughout October 2014, www.writersreign.co.uk
The Need to Read
Published in The Word Runs Through It, September 2014
Thematic Writing – An Approach
Published in First Writer, August 2014, www.firstwriter.com
Competitive Writing – Route One
Published throughout August 2014, www.writersreign.co.uk
What to Write About – 6 places to get story-writing ideas
Published in The Word Runs Through It, July 2014
A Profile of Year 13
Article published in Education and Health, Volume 19 No.4 2001.
Trouble at a Bad Time
Article published in the Times Educational Supplement, June 1st 2001
Stressed Out? Ring Exam Aid
Article published in the Independent, March 29th 2001
‘Confidential help for pupils’.
Letter published in the Independent, September 21st 2000.
‘Help and advice around the clock’.
Letter published in the Times Educational Supplement, May 26th 2000.
‘A Haven in a Storm’.
Article published in the Guardian, May 16th 2000.
‘When School is their Last Concern’.
Article published in the Independent, May 11th 2000.
‘R is for Rubbish….and Revision’.
Article published in the Independent, April 13th 2000.
‘Aid for exam stress’.
Letter published in the Guardian, March 28th 2000.
‘Let’s help where we can’.
Letter published in the Independent, March 23rd 2000.
Letter published in the Independent, March 9th 2000.
‘Making the Most of the Last 90 Days’.
Article published in the ‘Times Educational Supplement’, January 14th 2000.
The Revision Project Report’. The Revision Project, completed on commission from Northumberland County Council between January and November 1999, looked at how 250+ Year 13 students in three schools prepared for the A levels, using questionnaires, interviews, discussions and school revision material. Evidence was gathered and recommendations made in the areas of revision planning, revision methods, motivation and ‘distractions’ (including part-time jobs).
‘Tried and tested: the better route to A levels’.
Article published by the Independent, December 2nd 1999.
‘Girls’ secret of success’.
Article published by the Times Educational Supplement, 9/7/99.
‘Part-time jobs eat into A level revision time’.
Article published by the Independent, 20/5/99.
‘What and who are the mocks supposed to be for?’
Article published by the Independent, 8/1/98.
‘Helping a child in the GCSE years; what parents really want to know’.
Article published by the Independent, 18/9/97.
‘Preparing for the GCSE: doing justice to themselves’.
Article published by Education and Health, July 1997.
Article published by the Times Educational Supplement, 6/6/97.
‘Counsellors would ease personal angst’.
Article published by the Times Educational Supplement, 6/6/97, simultaneously with (9) but on a different theme.
‘Pupils prefer to stress the practical’.
Article published by the Independent, 24/4/97.
‘Pastoral Provision and the GCSE’
Article published by Pastoral Care in Education, 9/96.
About Bruce Harris
Bruce Harris is a Devon-based author and poet who has been consistently successful in short fiction and poetry competitions since 2003, after a long teaching and research career involving published journalism.
Bruce has published four collections of short fiction, Fallen Eagles (2021), The Guy Thing (2018), Odds Against (2017), and First Flame (2013), and three poetry collections, The Huntington Hydra (2019), Kaleidoscope (2017) and Raised Voices (2014). His first novel, Howell Grange, was published by the Book Guild in October 2019; his second, Gemini Day, was published by The Conrad Press in July 2021, and his third, The Densham Do was published by Book Guild publication on February 28th 2022.