"I believe I have seen a genuine correlation between children involved in the ARTiculate workshops and target children making Age Related Expectation (ARE)...Every child benefited with progress, clearly evident in their school books."
Simon, Y4 Teacher, Leeds

"Raised pupil's writing by at least 1 sub-level - developed their ability to apply knowledge. Hopefully we will see ARTiculate in our school again!"
Andrew Howdle, Literacy Coordinator

"Very inspirational and creative - lots of new ideas to improve writing and unlock children's imaginations."
Nadia, Year 4 teacher


Thursday, 25 February 2016

ARTiculate Bulletin wc 22.2.16 Have you tried Flotsam by David Wiesner

Buy this book!
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This is a strange book; the good kind of strange. The sort of book that will keep you and the children puzzling and poring over it in the hunt for hidden meaning and the intricate details you almost certainly missed the first ten times you read it. Almost completely wordless, children of any age or ability will find this a stimulating and thought-provoking starting point. 

If you try any of the ideas I'd love to see the work your children produce.

'Have You Tried?' ideas sheet for Flotsam can be found here
To request this in pdf format, please join the mailing list by clicking here and sending me your details.