Trafalgar Junior School in Twickenham invited Wendy to take part in their 10th Annual Storytelling Festival during National Storytelling Week. In previous years, renowned storytellers Taffy Thomas, MBE, and Sally Pomme Clayton have also visited their school, sharing stories with the entire school and being one of the judges for their Storytelling competition. Wendy was […]
A wonderful day of storytelling with Nursery classes right through to Year 4 for Grazebrook Primary School’s Festival of Reading and Stories.
Pupils turning apples and money to gold like King Midas
Pupils sharing their favourite part of the story with Wendy
Crowd control I have always loved storytelling and creating stories with children. Their unpredictability and blunt but honest reactions. I enjoy all of that and most of all, the opportunity to encourage them to let their imaginations run riot. Whatever the age or the setting there are going to be times when you have to […]
Innovate My School ideas I found out about ‘Innovate My School’ on Twitter. They share and inspire innovative ideas in the education sector with their huge online community and events. I’m really passionate about inspiring the next generation of readers, writers and storytellers in creative and collaborative ways. As I spend quite a bit of […]
Stories stories stories I absolutely love World Book Day celebrations. Yes it’s for the children BUT we adults get a free pass to dress up (if we wish) and obsess about our favourite stories, characters and authors. To be honest I do that quite a lot as a storyteller anyway but WBD 2016 is a […]
Storytelling in schools Most of my storytelling time is spent in schools. Teachers invite me to come along and join in celebrations for Book Week, National Storytelling Week, World Book Day, Chinese New Year, Black History Month, International Week and many more. Supporting literacy My aims are usually to inspire children with the pleasure […]