500 schoolchildren from 20 schools across the Harrogate district took part in The ‘Big Write’ delivered by the education experts, Pobble – a global literacy initiative for sharing primary students’ writing – and Harrogate International Festivals.
The event is part of the festival’s yearly outreach work of workshops, masterclasses, community and creative learning events.
The session involved the primary school children writing short stories around the theme of time travel. Pupils from Years 4, 5 and 6 took part in the interactive workshop.
Jason Beresford is the author of ‘The Fabulous Four Fish Fingers’, ‘Frozen Fish Fingers’ and ‘Fish Fingers vs Nuggets’ about a gang of superhero kids. Before becoming a children’s author, he worked in television for over 20 years, and directed Emmerdale and Coronation Street. The Leeds author is also a fully qualified primary school teacher.