Get inspired

When teachers at Middleton Park Primary School and Burravoe Primary School watched our Authors Live event with Polly Dunbar, they were inspired to create puppet shows based on picture books with their pupils, before broadcasting these to each other via video conference! Read how they did it here and find out how you can have a go yourself.

Find out how Alva Academy used character boxes to explore the complex characters at the heart of Darren Shan's novel Zom-B.

Inspired by our Authors Live event with Darren Shan, librarian Louise Edwards organised a feast of cross-curricular learning across every department in the school, generating so much enthusiasm for the book that every single S1 and S2 borrowed it from the library!

Think it's impossible to get your pupils into poetry? Find out how you can stage a Word War and breathe life into the medium for your pupils.

Teacher Linda Murray explains how she used our Authors Live: Roald Dahl Celebration as the launchpad for a term filled with fantastic cross-curricular fun.