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NEW TRAINING COURSE! Supporting Creative Writers for primary teaching assistants - November 2016

I am delighted to announce a new training course for primary teaching assistants. Supporting Creative Writers is specially designed to help staff engage and guide children through the writing process.

The full-day course is on Friday 11th November 2016 at Bowery Cafe and Visual Arts Centre, Headingley, Leeds.

See the poster below for details!

To book a place or for more information, please email me

"Excellent, inspiring, thought-provoking!" - ARTiculate Teacher Training Day

Course title: Becoming a DIY Writer by Stefan Kucharczyk Venue: Pudsey Lowtown Primary School, Leeds Monday 5th September 2016
Forget the back-to-school, doom and gloom Facebook memes, the start of a new term is a chance to bounce around new ideas and get back to being creative (even if it doesn't seem like that at 7am in the morning). 
What better way to get started than spending time discussing ideas for writing with the wonderful staff at Pudsey Lowtown Primary in Leeds.
I was asked to deliver a teacher training session focused on embedding the writing process, especially how to get children in a position to write and how to help them edit and redraft their work afterwards.
The school are embarking on a new direction with their literacy planning this half term, using picture books as inspiration for getting children acting, talking and writing. To prepare them, we looked at ways to unlock the mysteries of Armin Greder's chilling tale, The Island. 
The staff loved the practica…