Critical Publishing Logo

Helping you to thrive and succeed in your chosen profession 

Secondary


How do you become an outstanding secondary teacher?

That is the question that every trainee, teacher and teacher educator tries to answer.

Becoming an effective teacher involves developing an identity and an excellent understanding of both theory and practice. Our books discuss theory in context, include case studies and encourage discussion to help you achieve outstanding results in school.

 

Showing 1-12 of 27 items.

An Ambitious Secondary School Curriculum

Comprehensive guidance to support those involved in secondary education in developing the curriculum to meet the requirements of the new Ofsted (2019) framework. 

Equitable Education

What everyone working in education should know about closing the attainment gap for all pupils

An essential guide for trainees and teachers providing an in-depth understanding of the complex issues related to the attainment of key groups of disadvantaged pupils, and practical strategies for addressing these gaps.

 

Strength-based Practice with Children and Families

Focuses on using a strength-based approach when working with children and families; based on the belief that there are always strengths in the most challenging of situations.

Developing Creative and Critical Educational Practitioners

By Victoria Door Series edited by Ian Menter

Encourages teacher educators to promote flexible and sustainable practice in their students, enabling them to flourish within an ever-changing educational environment. 

Supporting Behaviour by Building Resilience and Emotional Intelligence

A Guide for Classroom Teachers

For all trainees and teachers, this handy guide provides an understanding of and strategies for building resilience and emotional intelligence to improve classroom behaviour, promote stress-free teaching and so enhance learning.

The Best Outcomes for Young People

Lessons from a PRU Headteacher

Practical ways for Pupil Referral Units, APs and mainstream schools to work in partnership to secure the best outcomes for students. 

If you can’t reach them you can’t teach them

Building effective learning relationships

A book about putting learning relationships at the heart of your teaching; then everything else will fall into place including positive behaviour management, stress reduction, student engagement and pupil progress. 

Creating a Trauma-informed Classroom

Shows teachers how to build trust and improve learning outcomes for those children and young people affected by trauma.

How Do I Answer That?

A Secondary School Teacher's Guide to Answering RSE Questions

 

Based on years of experience, this handy, essential text provides clear answers to the questions young people ask about relationships and sex so that you can increase your knowledge, gain confidence and ensure they receive the most accurate and up to date information.

Good Autism Practice for Teachers

Embracing Neurodiversity and Supporting Inclusion

Designed for primary and secondary trainees and teachers, this accessible book provides practical, evidence-informed ways to support neurodivergent learners that will also benefit all pupils.

Effective Teaching for Anxious Learners

Seen, Safe and Supported

This book provides teachers with a window into the minds of learners with anxiety, as well as practical strategies and advice that will empower them to adapt their practice to better meet the needs of these learners.  

New School Leader: What Now?

Simple lessons to navigate doubt, embrace challenge and lead well every day

An uplifting and honest story about how school leaders develop and hone their practice over time to navigate doubt, overcome challenge, and lead well every day.

New Titles...
Coming Soon...
Showing 1-2 of 2 items.

Strength-based Practice with Children and Families

Focuses on using a strength-based approach when working with children and families; based on the belief that there are always strengths in the most challenging of situations.

Effective Teaching for Anxious Learners

Seen, Safe and Supported

This book provides teachers with a window into the minds of learners with anxiety, as well as practical strategies and advice that will empower them to adapt their practice to better meet the needs of these learners.  

Showing 1-2 of 2 items.

The Best Outcomes for Young People

Lessons from a PRU Headteacher

Practical ways for Pupil Referral Units, APs and mainstream schools to work in partnership to secure the best outcomes for students. 

Creating a Trauma-informed Classroom

Shows teachers how to build trust and improve learning outcomes for those children and young people affected by trauma.