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Junior Literary Festival

A week long literary festival for local primary school children, showcasing childrens authors, illustrators, poets and storytellers 

Aims

The aim of the project was to inspire a love of reading and to enable the students to understand how a great story is created. They were able to interact with the presenters and learn about literature. The week concluded with a production of Peter Pan by an outdoor theatre company.

Resources

Outdoor space in the Secret Garden are, hall, studio .

School transport was provided to help students attend the event, staff were also on hand. All fees for the visitin speakers were paid for by St Mary's.

Other resources used were caretaking staff and catering staff. 

Impact

Letters of appreciation from visiting school pupils and staff

Pupil Involvement

EYFS- Key Stage 3

Frequency

Bi-Annual event