Poetry for Primary School Children
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"Challenging and inspiring for primary aged children!" - OFSTED

Welcome to my wonderful world of poetry in primary schools!

 

If you are interested in a visit in your school, please take a look around my website. I promise a spectacular day of inspiration, creativity and fun!

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What They Say

Ian had our children captivated right from the moment he started his assembly. His poetry so enthralled the children, they were laughing out loud throughout (as were the staff!).

The rest of the day sailed by with every class thoroughly enjoying Ian’s enthusiastic and inspiring workshops. The celebration assembly at the end of the day showcased the fabulous poems the children had written and gave the parents an opportunity to see what had been done during the sessions. We will most certainly be inviting Ian back to our school, a wonderful day was had by all.

Helen Sullivan - Deputy Head


Primary Schools

Writing and performing high quality poetry is a real and valuable skill well within reach of all children in our primary schools. Inviting a professional children’s poet to work in school can be a fantastic opportunity for children and teachers alike
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International Schools

While the bulk of my work in schools is here in the UK, I have, over the years, visited many international schools in Europe and beyond
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Library Visits

I am in continual demand for performances and workshops in libraries all over the UK. Just very recently I have appeared in libraries in York, Stockport, Rochdale, Blackburn, Warrington, Bolton, Bury, Lancashire, Salford, Newcastle and Blackpool.
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