A Visit from Bookman

The world’s newest superhero, Bookman has the extraordinary power of bringing stories to life – and he’ll fly into your school all set to help your pupils in doing the same

The Extraordinary Adventures of Fillolog!

Whatever book our friend Vistie was reading as a little girl (and she read a lot of them!), it always featured Fillolog, an extraordinary creature with an extraordinary appetite for stories. https://youtu.be/Q5BNIYrOnMI

CSI: Reading Skills

Pupils who tell us they don’t like “reading” are always amazed when they realise quite how much skillful reading they’ve accomplished by the end of this fun and busy workshop.

The Character Hunt

The great characters of fiction leap off the pages of the books they inhabit and into our imaginations because their authors have taken the trouble to breathe life into them, creating fully rounded beings. And now your pupils will get the chance to do that too, in The Character Hunt! https://youtu.be/29_8kp35EL8

Paige Turner’s Fiction Mission

If the characters in our favourite stories only come to life when their tales are read, what would become of them if Mr Noah Magination got his way and had all books banned?

Counting Achievement Through Poetry

Year on year, our National Poetry Day programmes prove popular and successful right across the country and we’ve developed a whole range of programmes to tie in with the 2024 theme of Counting: Counting Achievement Through Poetry.

Soundscape Poetry

Those pupils who said they don’t like poetry will be writing furiously at the end of this magical workshop.  

Personification Poetry

What if Stonehenge could tell us all it has seen over the millennia – and all it has heard, too? What if your school gates could share with us all the comings and goings they have seen for years? And what about that well-thumbed book on the library shelf? This highly imaginative and interactive workshop … Read More

Refuge Rhymes – Poetry

Inspiring and Reflective Poetry workshops for both Primary and Secondary Schools exploring the theme of “Refuge”   “The immersion aspect was particularly effective in engaging the pupils and this led to high standards of written poetry. All teachers were full of praise for the workshops and were delighted with the pupil outcomes and engagement. We … Read More

A Celebration in Rhyme

Working with up to 420 children to create and perform a School Poem in just one day! A celebration in Rhyme has been developed to help celebrate the stories your pupils love in verse – by writing and performing a collaborative School Poem in just a single day!   “The girls at Glendower LOVED the … Read More