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Year 10 Reading List


  • The Color Purple Alice Walker
  • 12 Angry Men: True Stories of Being a Black Man in America Today’ Gregory S. Parks, Matthew W. Hughey men?ac=1&from_search=true&qid=nT5WbaJrtL&rank=2
  • Mother Tongue’ by Bill Bryson
  • Farenheit 451’ by Ray Bradbury
  • Never Let me Go’ by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • American Gods’  by Neil Gaiman
  • Wuthering Heights’ by Emily Bronte
  • Great Expectations’ by Charles Dickens
  • Grapes of Wrath’ by John Steinbeck
  • Atonement’ by Ian McEwan
  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep’ by Philip K. Dick
  • The Road’ by Cormac McCarthy
  • All Quiet on the Western Front’ by Erich Maria Remarque
  • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’  by John le Carre
  • Cider with Rosie’ by Laurie Lee
  • Fellowship of the Ring’  by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Schindler’s Ark’  by Thomas Keneally
  • Midnight’s Children’  by Salman Rushdie
  • The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde ’  by  Robert Louis Stevenson





  • 'The Man Who Knew Infinity: Life of the Genius Ramanujan New Ed' by Robert Kanigel
  • 'A History of Mathematics, Third Edition 3rd Revised edition' by Carl B. Boyer
  • Watch ‘Moneyball’, about the use of statistical analysis to build a winning team.
  • Find radio programmes on some mathematical topics on the link below.
  • Exam Solutions: 








Modern Foreign Languages 

The BBC has a guide to watching TV in:


Art and Textiles

  • Film - The Cool School (2008)
  • Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010)
  • Musee d’Orsay Virtual Tour
  • Museum of the Home
  • The Artist's Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love by Jackie Battenfield





  • 1984 & Animal Farm by George Orwell
  • Blood River by Tim Butcher
  • Restless by William Boyd
  • How Mumbo Jumbo Conquered the World by Francis Wheen
  • Not Without my Daughter by Betty Mahmood
  • Desert Flower by Waris Dirie


  • Shooting Dogs
  • Hotel Rwanda
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Panorama
  • Have I Got News for You
  • News Night

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