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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 Information.

Suitable for: KS2

Ages: 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. Students: 10 (no minimum number for SEN groups)

Max. Students: 30

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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About The British Library.

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The British Library offers an expansive programme for primary and secondary learners which encourages curiosity, creativity and exploration, enriching the curriculum and developing lifelong learning skills.

Visits are free of charge, available all year round and can be self-guided or led by one of their Learning facilitators.

New workshops for this year include explorations of their map and artists’ books collections. Plus, find out more about library tours, workshops and private views related to their upcoming exhibitions Animals: Art, Science and Sound, and Fantasy: Realms of Imagination, as well as ground-breaking exhibitions on digital storytelling and author Malorie Blackman.

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