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Pie Corbett at Museum of London - ** Monday 3rd November 2014**

Monday, 07 July 2014

Developing writing using the early history of London: Romans, Vikings, Anglo Saxons and the Stone Age.

Venue: Museum of London     
Date: 3rd November 2014

 The Museum of London tells the story of the world’s greatest city and its people. It cares for more than two million objects in its collections and attracts over 400,000 visitors per year. It holds the largest archaeological archive in Europe and forms an inspirational backdrop for this Autumn’s creative INSET day. 
Pie Corbett will lead a day of inspirational workshops using history from the Stone Age to the Romans to develop creative teaching skills for young readers and writers, alongside demonstrating best practice for the classroom in literacy teaching.  

Full Conference outline below
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£199.00* VAT including lunch and refreshments

Museum of London final day for bookings Wednesday October 3rd, 2014.

Use our online booking service now or contact us to book your place. You can also download a booking form and send it to us at or fax to 0208 465 5111 
Conference Outline 
9.00am – 9.30 am Registration and refreshments

9.30 am - 9.45am - Welcome by Eddie Burnett Director of Ltd and Nina Sprigge Programme Manager (Primary Schools)

9.45am - 10.40am – Pie Corbett   Session 1 - The Early Days - exploring the very beginnings of London, its landscape and the people. Storytelling as an ancient art.

10.40am – 11.00 am - Break

11.00 am – 11.15am - Talk by Louise Johns-Shepherd CEO CLPE
 Power of Reading Project: promoting enjoyment and achievement. This successful national project raises achievement by engaging teachers and children in the literacy curriculum through using high quality books and creative teaching approaches.

11.15 am – 12.15pm - Pie Corbett   Session 2 - The Vikings and Anglo Saxons - A Viking legend and ancient story to retell. How to gather information and create factual leaflets, using a range of historical writing.

12.15pm -12.25pm Comfort break

12.25 pm – 13.15 pm   Talk by and Nina Sprigge Programme Manager (Primary Schools) using the museum collections to develop creative writing about prehistory, Saxon, Celts, Vikings and the Roman periods

13.15 pm- 14.40pm - Lunch and opportunity to view Museum of London

14.40 pm - 15.30pm - Pie Corbett   Session 3 - The Romans in London - using facts to create historical stories. Roman legends and tales. Writing information in a creative and inspiring style. 

15.30 pm - 16.00pm - Performance TBC
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