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The British Library houses poetry, picture books, scripts and stories from writers across the globe. And now it’s your turn! Become a writer for the day in this creative writing workshop for Key Stage 2 students.

Created by professional writers and led by experienced learning facilitators, this workshop will introduce learners to a range of creative techniques to generate new writing. Students will gain confidence in drafting and editing their own work and take a guided tour through the Treasures of the British Library gallery to look at some of the incredible original draft material on display from writers whose words changed the world.

Key info

Suitable for: KS2

Age Groups: 7-11

Topics: Careers, Creative Writing, Literature, Oracy, Stories, Storytelling, Team Building, Vocabulary Development, Writing

Type: At Venue

Duration: 90 minutes

Cost: Free

Dates: Mon, Tue & Thu: 10:30-12:00 or 13:00-14:30

Min. Group Size: 10 (no minimum number for SEN groups)

Max. Group Size: 30

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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