Primary Schools

Primary Schools - Wells Festival of LiteratureMuch of our education work throughout the year is with primary schools, culminating in a special event at the Town Hall during the Festival to which Year 6 children from local schools are invited. This has proved increasingly popular over the years and in 2016 demand was such that we ran two sessions. We are extremely grateful to author Piers Torday for speaking at this event in 2016. A similar event is planned for Glastonbury schools in 2017.

Primary Schools - Wells Festival of LiteratureOther 2016 projects with primary aged children included:

  • • Glastonbury Small Schools Book Club for five schools
  • • Reading workshops at Butleigh School led by author Joffre White
  • • Creative writing sessions at Wookey School, led by Joffre White
  • • Writing workshops for local Junior Schools led by Actiontrak and culminating in performances at Wookey Hole Cave
  • • Award of prizes for story writing competition at Coxley School
  • • Partnership with Shakespeare Schools Festival in their work with Horrington School culminating in a performance at The Egg, Bath
  • • Contribution to printing costs of pupils’ stories based on local history
  • • Workshop led by Piers Torday at Ashcott School
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