Archive for September 29th, 2010

Woolavington II

| September 29, 2010 | 0 Comments 

Margaret Davenport, Reception Class teacher and Literacy Coordinator at Woolavington Primary School, kindly recorded some thoughts for us about our visit to her school.

Thank you, Margaret, for your valuable feedback. For the time and effort you went to for us, and most of all, for your infectious enthusiam.

Today, we were lucky to have a second visit from Tim Rylands, who had run a twilight session the week before explaining how he inspired children to write, especially with the use of ICT.

We had three sessions during the day and were joined by teachers from local schools. It was very interesting to see how the different year groups reacted and how the same principles could be differentiated across the key stages. Continue Reading

Playing the Writing Game project: Wiltshire

| September 29, 2010 | 11 Comments 

Today we are at Urchfont Manor in Devizes, Wiltshire for the ‘Playing the Writing Game’ Project working with teachers and children.
A class of pupils, from All Cannings Primary School, joined us here for a lesson, and one and half hours of smiles, laughter and writing. Continue Reading