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Writing Map of Birmingham Conversationland

Writing Map of Birmingham Conversationland – click here for more detail

Simple hand puppets made by Y1 pupils to act out a story and encourage speaking and listening

Storytelling followed by puppet making – Y1 pupils made these simple hand puppets, then they retold our story to speaking and listening

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Drawing on Language: drawing and writing project with Y3/4 pupils exploring visual arts and language – how to free up both drawing and writing so they each enrich the other

The owls and the artists came to Brum - writing bunting, part of the Big Hoot with Secret City Arts

The Owls and the Artists Came to Brum – writing bunting, part of the Big Hoot with Secret City Arts and members of St Lukes Monday Club –  who are a joy to work with!

Click on The Owls and the Artists Came to Brum to read our re-working of The Owl and the Pussycat

Thank you, Blackberry

Thank you, Blackberry by Y3 pupil, Stone Age project, Pelsall Village School

 

Pupils at Fox Hollies writing with literacy symbols to make a book: Starting at Our School

Newly arrived pupils learning English at Queensbridge, and students with learning difficulties at Fox Hollies, shared their skills to write a book called ‘Starting At Our Schools’

Story basket for Dominic Grows Sweetcorn

Story basket for Dominic Grows Sweetcorn

 

Puppet storytelling of my own books and stories, as well as traditional tales like Anansi or Hansel and Gretel. Goes down a treat in early years, libraries, prison Family Days, children’s centres…

Girdle round about the earth

Girdle round about the earth

As part of a CBSO project writing songs inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream, at Merritts Brook primary school, we thought of all the things that circle the earth: the wind, clouds, birds, the seas and the dolphins in them, aeroplanes, satellites, stars and planets, cyberspace. Then we wrote on aery slips and one by one, placed our ideas to encircle the globe.