School Visits | David Mason | Inspire To Write


WHAT TO EXPECT

  • David is a very experienced, dedicated teacher and performer
  • He will discuss a day’s programme (often more than one day) to suit the particular needs of the school
  • During the visit, he will endeavour to work with every pupil at the school via his performances and run workshops with specific groups
  • Video samples of some of his work in schools here>>
  • He will offer a Writer in Residence package if it appears appropriate to the schools needs       Read More >>
  • Daily fee from £280-£450 including expenses




POETRY PERFORMANCES

  • David is experienced in performing to groups from Nursery classes right up to A level students 
  • Age groups of pupils usually combine to form the audience e.g. Years 1 and 2, Years 3 and 4 etc
  • There is no limit to the size of the audience
  • Performances last between thirty minutes and an hour
  • Whole school assembly performances are less common but have proved successful
  • David is keen to leave the audiences with a follow-up writing task, should staff request one
  • David runs evening performance poetry sessions for parents and children

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DRAMA, POETRY AND CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS


  • 80% of David’s work in the last five years has consisted of the teaching of creative writing
  • Drama is used as the vehicle to elicit the very best writing from each pupil
  • Ages vary from 6-18 years
  • David has a great sense of humour but is well-versed in keeping discipline within the workshops, ensuring an enjoyable and productive time for all
  • Sessions last between an hour and half a day
  • Workshops on the art of poetry writing at primary and secondary level

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Please feel free to download the document below and use the information within to let staff, pupils and parents know a little more about David Mason and Inspire to Write

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Biography of David J Mason for teacher and parent info18/02/2016



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