Creative Writing Courses

These popular creative writing courses for children run by Lexi in schools and at after-school clubs, are now live online for the first time.

Here are some testimonials from schools for events run by Lexi. To see more testimonials and photos, please visit Lexi’s author website here.

“A massive thank you! The children loved it.”

Parsons Green Preparatory school, London

“The staff were really impressed with your ability to make the children want to find out more. They loved how interactive it was.”

St Leonard’s Primary School, London

“Lexi was really inspirational to our pupils. Her workshops were interactive and engaging for all ages.”

Castle Hill Primary School, London

“How to be a journalist” course

Not only will you design your own newspaper and write articles, this course will show you the secrets to being a world-class journalist including

  • learn to write killer headlines
  • demystify mastheads, decks, character counts and more
  • discover the 5 W’s of journalism
  • practice the journalist’s unique story pyramid

As well as being an author, the tutor, Lexi Rees, is a graduate of the London School of Journalism.

Format

Over the week, there are five 40 minute live Zoom sessions. To get the most out of the course, children can continue their writing outside of the sessions, but this is optional.

This course is suitable for ages 9-12 years, with a maximum of 12 students in each session.

Student study area ready for the Journalism course
Student study area ready for the Journalism course

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“Book-in-a-week” course

This popular “Book-in-a-week” course run by Lexi takes children through

  • planning a story, beyond the “beginning/ middle/ end”
  • character creation and development
  • the use of maps in books and map-making
  • “just -one-more” chapter titles
  • the secrets of eye-catching cover design
  • how to write attention grabbing blurbs
  • biographies
  • all about copyright

During the week, the children complete a detailed piece of writing in a book-like format.

Format

Over the week, there are five 40 minute live Zoom sessions. To get the most out of the course, children can continue their writing outside of the sessions, but this is optional.

Sessions are split into age groups (6-8 years, and 9-11 years), with a maximum of 12 students in each session.

A young author with her finished book!
A young author with her finished book!

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