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Bishop Stortford's Festival of Literature: Primary School Programme

The event will feature several talks from many critically acclaimed authors straight from their homes into your classrooms and even to pupils learning from home.

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Tuesday 2nd February, 2021 @ 11:00 am

  • Online event

125-175

About the Event

The Bishop’s Stortford College Festival of Literature, brings acclaimed authors, illustrators, and poets together to inspire both children and adults to read for pleasure. Now entering its 12th year, the Festival will take place online for the first time.

Available to watch live, or on catch up, the Festival will run between the 2nd and 12th of February 2021 and has a Schools Programme aimed at pupils aged between 4-18 years-old as well as an evening Open Events programme for sixth form and adults. The event will feature several talks from many critically acclaimed authors straight from their homes into your classrooms and even to pupils learning from home.

These hand-picked, of the moment authors, were chosen to engage and enthuse your pupils no matter their age group. From Primary to Sixth Form, each key stage package is sure to excite and connect with your class, inspiring them to read more and find joy in the written and spoken word.

Each event will include teaching materials, to help support and encourage further learning.

Authors for the Primary Schools Programme include Emma Yarlett, Joseph Coelho, Rachel Rooney, Andy Shepherd, Tom Palmer, Onjali Q. Raúf, Matt Oldfield and Anna McNuff. Full programme here