Reception Storytelling

Check out Reception kids at Wood Farm Primary telling and reenacting the Hungry Caterpillar. Munch, Munch, Munch!

Song for world book day

Check out this great song for World Book Day, cowritten by Adam Guillain, performed by the children of Wood Farm School Oxford. You can download the lyrics then hear, map, step and sing them to celebrate the wonderful things which books bring. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02X8E4swoTE

Storytelling Schools Malta Facebook Page

See all about the Storytelling Schools method being piloted in 9 Maltese schools with the National Literacy Agency this year. https://www.facebook.com/Storytelling-Schools-Malta-1146397475533745/  

Teaching Framework: Oracy, Creativity, Literacy

TEACHING MODEL Here’s a summary of the Storytelling Schools teaching method on one page, combining storytelling, the creative arts and excellence in writing in a single model. You can apply this to narrative writing, non-fiction texts and cross curricular learning. Enjoy! Chris

New Storytelling School, New Sign

Congratulation to Knowle Primary School Plymouth, recently accredited and displaying this fine placard at the school entrance. Accredited Storytelling Schools can order one easily from Vista Print or similar for a modest fee. Chris  

Free Storymaking Resources

At Storytelling Schools we use the PLOT MATRIX as our one stop shop for making up stories, editing stories and analysing stories. Artist Rufus Cooper has created a PLOT MATRIX POSTER for your classroom wall, as well as a colouring sheet for pupils to bring to life and a planning sheet for pupils to fill in with their own stories. Thanks … Read More

New Zealand Visits Storytelling Schools GB

Pene Balk–Jarvisis a literacy resource teacher from New Zealand and is part of the team setting up Storytelling Schools there. This summer Pene attended our summer school in Emerson College, and visited three ‘outstanding’ storytelling schools: School21 and Mayflower in London and High Meadow Infants in Coventry. Storytelling Schools (STS) interviewed Pene about her trip. STS: Tell us about your … Read More