Why Invite a Writer?


***Book a poet now for NATIONAL POETRY DAY, SEPTEMBER 28th 2017***

Click here for our booking page.

Founded in 1976, The Windows Project works with experienced poets, novelists, storytellers, screen-writers, playwrights and artists with all age-groups in a wide range of educational settings.


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A visiting writer can help pupils with:
 

  planning, drafting and revising
  writing for different audiences
  writing in a range of styles
  analysing critically their own and others’ writing



 

 


Bringing a writer into your school can:

  • expand creativity

  • improve literacy skills

  • help develop communication skills

  • encourage reading

  • stimulate imagination

  • enhance self-esteem

  • demonstrate writing techniques


A writer can visit your school for:

  World Book Day
  National Poetry Day
  National Storytelling Week
  Arts, Cross-curricular and Multicultural Weeks
  A one-off workshop on open or specific theme
  Author’s reading  
  Question and answer sessions
  Long term residency
  Teacher Training
 


 

To book a writer for your school visit our School Bookings page for more information.