And though she be but little, she is fierce

Last week I spent an extremely hot, but very satisfying day with the children and staff of Rushbury Primary School.  It’s one of the smallest schools I’ve worked in, with only 46 on roll, and so I spent the morning with KS2, and then the afternoon with KS1. In KS2 the children have all been studying Shakespeare, and life under the Tudors.  So we started … Continue reading And though she be but little, she is fierce

‘My friend thinks the bombs have stopped’

All too soon, it’s my last poetry workshop for Shropshire Council’s imaginative project ‘In The Hands of the Boys’, which focusses on World War I.   This morning I went to Severndale Specialist Academy in Shrewsbury and worked with an enthusiastic and energetic group of students. I read ‘The Sentry’ with them, and we acted out what happens in the poem – so we all cowered … Continue reading ‘My friend thinks the bombs have stopped’