Stephanie Austwick

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'I used to be a maths sort of person but now, when my teacher says it's Literacy, I get that tingling feeling.'

Jenny, Y6 

Writing for Real CPD

'The best INSET I've ever been to!'

'I thought we were going to get talked at for the whole day.'

'Full of ideas we can use straight away.'

'You've given me back my enthusiasm.'

'We were inspired!'


'My class won't enjoy The Highwayman. It's too long and boring!' (NQT, Y5)

But then...

A mysterious box,  containing the first two verses, appears in the classroom,

Secret messages and artefacts follow.

The text springs to life for Y5 pupils.






The story begins with a mystery door in an old oak tree...