Guidance for Author School Visits

The Benefits

  • Encourages reading for pleasure. (Ofsted criteria)
  • Rewarding for all participants.
  • Opportunity for children to meet a professional writer
  • Inspiration for a creative writing
  • Visit link work completed in class to the wider world.
  • Inspire children into the world of the written word.
  • Experience something, they would not ordinarily experience.
  • Generates enthusiasm for reading a wider range of books.
  • Children can watch the book come to life in the way the author intended.
  • Knowledge of how the book writing process happens.
  • Children can identify the skills they are learning in class with the skills author has used.
  • Children learn that work must be redrafted for it to be better.

Visit Structuring

  • Encourages reading for pleasure. (Ofsted criteria)
  • Rewarding for all participants.
  • Opportunity for children to meet a professional writer
  • Inspiration for a creative writing
  • Visit link work completed in class to the wider world.
  • Inspire children into the world of the written word.
  • Experience something, they would not ordinarily experience.
  • Generates enthusiasm for reading a wider range of books.
  • Children can watch the book come to life in the way the author intended.
  • Knowledge of how the book writing process happens.
  • Children can identify the skills they are learning in class with the skills author has used.
  • Children learn that work must be redrafted for it to be better.

Planning the Visit

  • Encourages reading for pleasure. (Ofsted criteria)
  • Rewarding for all participants.
  • Opportunity for children to meet a professional writer
  • Inspiration for a creative writing
  • Visit link work completed in class to the wider world.
  • Inspire children into the world of the written word.
  • Experience something, they would not ordinarily experience.
  • Generates enthusiasm for reading a wider range of books.
  • Children can watch the book come to life in the way the author intended.
  • Knowledge of how the book writing process happens.
  • Children can identify the skills they are learning in class with the skills author has used.
  • Children learn that work must be redrafted for it to be better.

Pricing

Face to Face

Half Day
£200

Face to Face

Full Day
£350

Virtual

20 minutes
£50

Virtual

30 minutes
£75

Virtual

60 minutes
£150

Cancellation Policy

  • The author must be paid in full if the event is cancelled within six weeks of the event date.
  • The author must be paid 50% if the event is cancelled earlier.
  • Any out of pocket expenses already incurred must be reimbursed whenever the event is cancelled.

Contact

If you wish to enquire about school visits or want to discuss the details further please contact me below: