WP Central's Blog – June 2009 Archive (5)

More awesome authors!

Hi everyone what a good day I'm having! Live link up this afternoon with a colleague's primary class in the Canary Islands, reading picture books to each other and I have received two more paragraphs for Write Path. One emailed from Matt Whyman (who is now a member of the ning - hi Matt!) and one sent by post from.....Gervase Phinn!! Now those of you that know me will probably be smiling now - as you know Gervase is very high up in my favourite… Continue

Added by WP Central on June 25, 2009 at 10:59 — No Comments

School Library Association weekend course

I was away all weekend at the SLA course which was tremendous fun and hopefully has gained us some more authors!! I was very proud that Melvin Burgess and Anna Perera said yes and several others took letters and hopefully will be in touch. Joe Craig has also agreed to write for us so there should be some excellent stories going around the world. Whilst at the course I saw a comic presentation and whilst watching had an idea - what about having one comic going around at the same time?! Those of… Continue

Added by WP Central on June 23, 2009 at 17:35 — 4 Comments

Another author joined

I have been at Lead Practitioner training at Wembley Stadium today and was consequently rather tired when I opened the Write Pth emails this evening - however I soon perked up when I saw the email I had! It was from an author not only agreeing to take part but sending the first paragraph he wanted to contribute. Was from an author you may have heard of and my boys are going to be rather pleased I think, it was from..................................................

Robert… Continue

Added by WP Central on June 16, 2009 at 21:13 — 1 Comment

TES and new authors

Well what a wonderful day it was! The awards were held at the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane and as we arrived my line manager Sheila and I were distracted by the diamond jewellery displayed in the inside window of the jewellers...............but the Head didn't offer to buy as anything not unsurprisingly! We were greeted with champagne or orange juice - all decided to turn down the champagne would have been rude. The hall we were in was most impressive with massive chandeliers and three big screens… Continue

Added by WP Central on June 13, 2009 at 9:26 — No Comments

Trembling Tuesday

Sounds like an odd title doesn't it...................let me explain. This Tuesday I'm due to attend a rather swanky luncheon at the Hilton Hotel Park Lane where the TES Awards for Education are taking place. Last years Write Path has been shortlisted for an award for Outstanding Literacy Initiative which is a tremendous honour and I am very proud that my school has been shortlisted. It should be a lovely afternoon but I will be very nervous! New dress bought though and it will be great to see… Continue

Added by WP Central on June 6, 2009 at 19:00 — No Comments

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