Type of Artist:
Author, Poet, Scriptwriter
Talks and workshops on fiction, poetry and script writing
Kate Scott offers talks with Q&As and interactive and energetic storytelling and creative-writing workshops across a variety of themes and genres (fiction, poetry, scriptwriting). She also offers workshops that teach empathy skills and link to PSHE topics.
Please contact us for a list of workshop outlines or to request a bespoke workshop.
DetailsPreferred age range:
Preferred age range is Y3s to Y7 but I have plenty of experience with younger years too.
Maximum number in any one session:
Up to 30 in workshop. Any number for a talk. (I have delivered a talk to an audience of 200 but ideally need microphone for larger audiences.) I can take larger numbers for workshops in special circumstances.
No of sessions per day:
Maximum number of workshops is four (two in morning, two in afternoon) unless special circumstances apply.
45 to 60 minutes per workshop (45 minutes if doing several in one day).
Talks between 40 to 60 minutes (including a Q&A).
Areas prepared to travel to:
Theoretically anywhere if overnight expenses are met but ideal areas are: South West, South East, London (all areas), Midlands.
Travel by train to most areas. Car 40ppm in South West.
Please email us for details
Hold PLI (public liability insurance):
Giant (Piccadilly Press [Bonnier])
Just Jack (Piccadilly Press [Bonnier], published April 2018)
Other titles include the Spies in Disguise series (Piccadilly Press [Bonnier]) and several educational titles (OUP, HarperCollins etc.)
"Perfectly pitched. Held the children's interest for the whole time. Literacy has never been such fun!"
Loders Primary School
"The children returned to the classroom buzzing with ideas and eager to put pen to paper."
Parrett & Axe Primary School
"What a delightful day for the children.The children were really engaged and keen to demonstrate their creativity during well structured and imaginative activities.'
Mark Gundry, Shute Primary School, Devon
"One child said, 'I want to be an author when I grow up.' another said, 'I love playing with words and ideas.' We have highly creative children in our school but you gave them a vehicle to express their creativity and ideas. Thank you so much and it would be great to work with you again sometime."
Clare Rinaldi, Head of School, Shute Primary, Devon
"Many thanks for a great visit! The children really enjoyed meeting you and hearing what you had to say."
Guy Maunder Taylor, St James' CEP School, Bermondsey, London
"I just wanted to say a big thank you for yesterday, and to let you know how much the children enjoyed your visit."Helen Slater, Bourne Primary School, Ruislip
Keywords: Upbeat, interactive, lively, confidence-building.
The intent of every talk and workshop is to make children feel more confident in their own storytelling capabilities and to inspire them to explore their imaginations. And above all, for them to have fun!