Authors Live Schools Champions

Ainsley Rogers, Primary 4 class teacher from Castleton Primary School in Castlemilk, Glasgow, took part in our Schools Champion programme in 2017. Inspired by Nicola Davies' Authors Live event, Ainsley's class explored the ocean during an excellent, cross-curricular project.

Find out how Kirstin Armstrong, art teacher at Greenfaulds High School, used Alpha: Abidjan to Gare du Nord, a graphic novel about a young man's desperate journey from Northern Africa to Europe, as inspiration for a cross-curricular project exploring the stories of refugees through art and drama.

Find out how Rosemary Richey, lecturer at Fife College, used Matthew Fitt's Scots language Authors Live event as the starting point for a Scots storytelling project with young adult learners.

Find out how teachers at Elgin Academy used Juno Dawson's Authors Live event as the starting point for an interdisciplinary project tackling mental health stigma.

At Woodburn Primary School in Midlothian, Primary 6 pupils have been taking part in a brilliant project inspired by Chris Hoy and Joanna Nadin's Authors Live. Judith Little, P6 class teacher, shares the brilliant activities which she ran in her classroom linking sport, literacy and practical skills.

Find out how Lesley Glasgow, teacher at Hilton Primary School in Inverness, used Liz Pichon's hugely popular Tom Gates series as inspiration for a brilliant cross-curricular project.

Find out how Jennifer Horan, Network Librarian at Kemnay Academy in Aberdeenshire, used Jackie Kay's Authors Live broadcast as inspiration for a brilliant performance poetry project with her young writers group.

Find out how Wardie Primary School used our Authors Live: Storytelling Relay event as the launchpad for a fabulous project looking at the Commonwealth through storytelling.

Find out how Amanda Rawlings, teacher at Goodyburn Primary School in Perth and Kinross, used Lucy Hawking's Authors Live broadcast as the starting point for a brilliant project bringing together literacy, art and science.

Find out how Susannah Jefferies, P2 teacher at Carnegie Primary School in Fife, used Chae Strathies Authors Live broadcast as inspiration for a brilliant puppet making project!