Alma Park Literature Festival 2016

The Alma Park Literature Festival will run from the 7th - 11th March 2016. This is going to be an exciting continuation of World Book Day celebrations where we will provide children with a range of opportunities to see themselves as authors.

Aims of the Week:

·         To understand the role of an author- we will hav author visits and creative writing workshops

·         Finding ways to take writing beyond the classroom

·         Providing students with exciting stimuli for writing based on their experiences and interests

·         Establishing real audiences for children's writing- publish our writing in a variety of ways

·         Writing across the curriculum

·         Visit the local library 

Date Event After School
Thursday 3rd March  

Pre Workshops for Year 3 around Steve Hartley’s books

These will be delivered by Jennie May from the Manchester Literature Festival

Friday 4th March

World Book Day Celebrations

Launch of the 'Design a Book Token Competition'. A winner from each class will win a book of their choice from the Scholastic Book Fair

Monday 7th March

Literature Festival launced in class


Tuesday 8th March

Steve Hartley Author Visit and Creative Writing Workshop with Year 3

KS1 and KS2 will take part in anll super-heroic hour of silliness and story-telling designed to show kids that books and reading are fun. It's a high-energy show with readings from my books, awesome acting, a game show, a superhero, a huge pair of knickers, and a giant bogey!

Children can purcahse signed books today. Payment details have been sent via Parent Mail

Scholastic Book Fair for EYFS and Key Stage One
Wednesday 9th March Planned opportunities for writing in class  
Thursday 10th March Poetry Day Celebrations  with a visit from the famous children's Poet Mandy Coe Scholastic Book Fair for Key Stage Two