KS1 & KS2

Storytelling techniques in the classroom

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Innovate My School ideas I found out about ‘Innovate My School’ on Twitter.  They share and inspire innovative ideas in the education sector with their huge online community and events.  I’m really passionate about inspiring the next generation of readers, writers and storytellers in creative and collaborative ways. As I spend quite a bit of […]

KS1 & KS2

Storytelling and literacy

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Storytelling in schools Most of my storytelling time is spent in schools. Teachers invite me to come along and join in celebrations for Book Week,  National Storytelling Week, World Book Day, Chinese New Year, Black History Month, International Week and many more.   Supporting literacy My aims are usually to inspire children with the pleasure […]

Storytelling

Literacy Day

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Encouraging children to read Today is national Literacy Day. Dismal statistics have been announced where 45% of white working class children are leaving primary without being able read very well. The National Literacy Trust along with a coalition of charities, teachers, parents and businesses, have launched a campaign ‘Read on. Get On’.  As part of Literacy Day, they are […]