Masterclass in writing

GIFTED students are to be given the chance to have a masterclass with award-winning writer Michael Morpurgo next Wednesday. The Whitbread award-winning writer will hold sessions to train students in the art of creative writing as part of a workshop led by

GIFTED students are to be given the chance to have a masterclass with award-winning writer Michael Morpurgo next Wednesday.

The Whitbread award-winning writer will hold sessions to train students in the art of creative writing as part of a workshop led by English Advisory Service advanced skill teachers.

Each school in Herts has nom­inated two pupils from years seven or eight who are talented in literacy for a place in the workshops which will be held at the Wheathampstead teacher training centre.

Those chosen will contribute to an anthology which will be produced to celebrate the day.


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Michael Morpurgo has won the Smarties Book Prize, the Whitbread Children's Novel Award and was made Child­ren's Laureate in 2003.

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