Talk and Drama for Writing
(with Pie Corbett and Patrice Baldwin)

Monday 9th June 2014 10am – 4pm
Best Western Castle Green, Kendal

This one day Conference is a unique opportunity to work with two leading and internationally renowned consultant/practitioners, who both focus on improving children’s writing in structured, engaging, active and interactive ways that are different, yet complementary. Both Pie and Patrice are also prolific educational authors and consultants with a wealth of ideas, experience and practice to share with participants. Participants will hear presentations by both Pie and Patrice, and will select two practical workshops (KS1 and/or KS2) and attend a plenary session.

Target audience: Primary teachers and teaching assistants and other interested professionals.

The award winning Norfolk Children’s Book Centre, will be displaying and selling books during the day.

Course Leader: Pie Corbett

Pie Corbett is well known for his inspiring training days. Author of over 250 books, storyteller and poet, Pie led the ‘Talk for Wriitng’ initiative for the National Primary Strategy.  He was a Primary Headteacher, English/Ofsted inspector and Senior Lecturer.

Pie Corbett
Course Leader: Patrice Baldwin

Patrice Baldwin is President of the International Drama Theatre and Education Association (IDEA), Chair of National Drama and a prolific author. Most recently she has co-written, ‘Inspiring Writing Through Drama’ (with Rob John). She was a Primary Headteacher, LA Arts Adviser and School Improvement Partner, as well as an Ofsted inspector and is an arts education consultant. 

Patrice Baldwin

Cost: £180

Refreshments and lunch included.


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