The Write Book case studies
These fabulous and fun school projects will give you some great ideas. What's The Write Book for your school? Why not tell us about your project.
Claremont Primary School used the story of Gulliver as a basis to Inspire pupils with drama and art to write a narrative letter detailing their adventures in an unknown land.
Read how Sandringham Primary School based a whole term's work around A Midsummer Night's Dream including a 'writing day' and a celebration assembly in Epping Forest.
Using The Mysteries of Harris Burdick as a model, children from Swaythling Primary School wrote the text for the images of Shaun Tan's picture book The Arrival.
Heaton Park Primary School worked with Coraline by Neil Gaiman Pupils to encourage children to write descriptively in community locations, imagining they have entered strange new worlds, and create a filmed book trailer.
Heaton Park Primary School used the The Dr Who Character Encyclopedia as a starting point for their 'Out of this World' project.
Sandringham Primary School chose Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space by Dominic Walliman and Ben Newman, as the inspiration for their creative writing project, 'Space: The Final Frontier'.
Claremont Primary School used The Wolves in the Walls by Neil Gaiman as a starting point for a project that gave children the opportunity to get to know a story in depth, in order to think of and develop ideas and then write and redraft their own work.
Swaythling Primary School used A Bad Beginning - the first in the quirky series A Series of Unfortunate Events as a basis for their scrapbook project.
Swaythling Primary School ran another Write Book project in 2015 using Funny Bones by Allan Ahlberg as the inspiration for writing in Years 3 and 4.