creative writing for schools


Author Visits

An afternoon presentation by me, Cathy Farr for Key Stage 2

A forty minute talk plus Q & A: Let’s talk about all things reading and writing

PLUS: An opportunity to buy signed copies of my books (special prices apply).

Creative Writing Workshops

Key Stage 2: Ideal for building confidence in independent writing, generating ideas, developing adventurous vocabulary

Key Stage 3: Developed to encourage independent writing, following ideas through, using courageous vocabulary accurately, editing  &  building confidence

English Language GCSE

Booster sessions: developing ideas, writing within time limits, holding tenses, using courageous vocabulary accurately and with confidence

Workshops can be delivered in school or via Zoom.


School-based Workshop:

  • Half Day: £220  (plus travel, if more than 50 miles)
  • Full Day: £400 for full-day (plus travel, as above)

ZOOM workshops:

  • £60 per forty-minute Zoom workshop (max 6 children)
  • Detailed feedback follow-up: £15 per child

Schools in Wales may qualify for funding for these visits as I am listed as a Writer On Tour with Literature Wales. Go to:

Please ask for a quote for a series of sessions


Teachers Took Kit: Designed to aid teachers to use tried and tested methods to get children writing.

“I loved this workshop because it was so much fun and I didn’t even realise I was learning!”

Matilda, Age 10, St John’s Collage Juniors