Shaun Attwood gives a presentation including videos on Drugs and Prisons to year 10 pupils. In order to help with the presentation two student readers, dressed in jail outfits, will read excerpts about the jail conditions from Shaun’s jail memoir Hard Time. For this talk Shaun provides a student evaluation sheet and follow-up questions for classroom discussion.
Jason Rohan, who has worked as a staff writer for Marvel Comics in New York and as an English teacher in Japan, will also be visiting the school to talk about his work.
Jason Rohan, who has worked as a staff writer for Marvel Comics in New York and as an English teacher in Japan, visits Blockley Primary and St James’ Primary Schools to talk about his work.
Mary Hamer gives a talk entitled How can it be true if it’s a novel? to Year 9 pupils. Mary will explain how her friends all thought she was doing research for a biography of Rudyard Kipling, and how when she produced a novel, Kipling & Trix, it wasn’t what they were expecting. Mary will explain how her novel tells the truth behind the dramatic lives of Rudyard and his sister, Trix, in a way that biography can’t.
Adam Bolton, an artist and mathematician, visits St Catharine’s RC and Ebrington Primary Schools. As an artist he has completed illustration and mural projects around the world. He runs children’s workshops and is the creator and illustrator of Where’s My Shoggoth? written by Ian Thomas.
A Free Library event in association with BORN TO READ http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/united-kingdom/born-to-read the Save The Children’s literacy programme that provides one-to-one support to some of the one in four poor children who leave school below expected reading levels. Parents and Children can join for a short, fun session that includes singing with instruments, sharing stories and ideas for providing play activities, all of which support different aspects of speech, language and communication development.
Julie Fulton, the children’s author of the Ever So series visits St Catharine’s RC Primary School and St James’ Primary School. Each of Julie’s stories takes place in the fictional town of Hamilton Shady. Larger-than-life characters have plenty of crazy adventures as they teach children the dangers of bad habits!
during Enrichment Week Bali Rai returns to Chipping Campden to give a talk with Q&A to year 7 pupils about his books and being an author and creative writing. Over the past thirteen years Bali, a prolific and award winning writer of YA and children’s fiction, has done hundreds of school events all over the world. He covers all aspects of being an author, and specialises in working with reluctant readers.
Events sponsored by Chipping Campden Rotary Club and …
With thanks to Emily Dunn http://www.afestivalofbooks.co.uk ”