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National Writing Day

On the 21st June it was National Writing Day. We gave all the classes in Year 7, 8 and 9 the chance to ‘let loose’. They were all given the freedom to indulge in some writing that would never be marked or assessed in any way. They were simply writing for the thrill of writing. Some students’ work was photographed finished or not, and submitted to be displayed on the English and Media Centre’s online gallery.

Students were given two options for their writing. One way was to use an image or some key phrases provided as inspiration for their writing. The other option was simply to write about anything, in any way you wanted to. It could have been a story, autobiography, travel writing, reportage, and poetry, play or film script. Overall, it was a great day. The quantity of work produced was incredible, students seemed really engaged and it sounded like they were enjoying it too. One Year 9 student found that this was a very relaxing way of working and interesting to see what others had written about.

Laura Bateman – Year 9

Posted: 2017-07-14 11:28:52
Last Edited: 2017-09-22 15:28:36