Primary Schools

World Book Day ideas

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Story Boat pops used during storytelling

There’s lots of excitement and buzz around World Book Day which falls on 5th March 2015.  Schools and families will be celebrating from next week.  I have a few World Book Day ideas which I’m planning to share online in their ‘World Book Day ideas‘ section. I’ll be visiting St Aidan’s Primary School , Campsbourne […]

KS3

Jack and the beanstalk

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Fun with fairy tales I had the pleasure of running a storytelling workshop with Year 7 students at Collège Français Bilingue de Londres (CFBL).  They were preparing to re-tell the traditional fairy tale of Jack and the Beanstalk to their primary class.  All of the children were  already familiar with the tale. This meant that […]

Storytelling Workshops

Developing your literacy curriculum 2014

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Oral storytelling and the literacy curriculum 2014 Teachers are making plans for their literacy curriculum 2014. A few teachers including assistant Head Teachers have approached me about providing oral storytelling workshops for their schools.  Thanks to recent changes in the National Curriculum 2014, oral storytelling is being placed at the heart of the literacy curriculum […]