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Online Creative Writing Courses via Zoom

We are delighted to be offering NEW online creative writing courses for 8-14 year olds. Courses take place on the video conferencing platform Zoom. Students will need a smart phone, table, or laptop and good broadband to participate.

Our online creative writing courses are ideal for students who prefer not to attend face-to-face courses.  We are very excited to be able to reach children all over Ireland and hopefully the world!

  • Term Online Classes

    45 minutes long
    Small group
    Individual feedback on writing

Online Creative Writing Courses Term

These online creative writing  courses are for small groups of children (max eleven). The same children will attend every week for a full term.  Each class lasts for forty-five minutes.

  • Class will be made up of group discussion, feedback on writing and presentation of new material.
  • Children will spend time writing individually and working in small groups in break out rooms.
  • Students will be encouraged to write for fifteen - twenty minutes outside of class time each week.
  • They will be given the option to read their work aloud during class time and receive feedback OR to post their assignment to a private class page on Schoology.
  • At least every second week, students will receive verbal feedback on their writing from the teacher. All feedback will be constructive and encouraging. Students will also be encouraged to give positive feedback on one another’s writing.

Summer Term 2021

Classes begin the week beginning 12th April and run for ten weeks until the week beginning 14th June.

  • The Monday term is only EIGHT weeks long because there are two Monday bank holidays 3rd May & 7th June. No classes will take place on those days.
  • All other classes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday run for TEN weeks.

Courses are suitable for 8-14 year olds.


Pricing

The eight week course (on Mondays) costs €110.00.

  • Normal price: €120.
  • Pay for the full 8 week course in advance, and get a €10 discount.
or
You can pay in 2 installments of €60.
  • The first installment is due before the course begins (to secure the place).
  • The second installment is due by Friday 21st May. You will be emailed an invoice for this second installment before this date.


The ten week course (on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) costs €140.00.

  • Normal price: €150.
  • Pay for the full 10 week course in advance, and get a €10 discount.
or
You can pay in 2 installments of €75.
  • The first installment is due before the course begins (to secure the place).
  • The second installment is due by Friday 14th May. You will be emailed an invoice for this second installment before this date.


Booking & Timetable

Summer Term Courses are protected with a passcode until Friday 26th March.

This is so we can give current students the option to book first. After that date, the courses will be available to all to book.  If you are not a current student, you can join the waiting list.

Term Online Coursesclick for timetable & booking

2. Drop In Online Classes

These half hour classes give children and teenagers an opportunity to experience creative writing courses, without having to sign up for a full term. Students may drop in as they wish.

  • Classes take place every Friday afternoon at 5p.m. and begin on 18th September.
  • These sessions are suitable for children / teenagers aged 9 -14 years. Older students are also welcome to attend.

Every Monday evening the topic for Friday’s class will be announced on FaceBook Live stream.


Pricing

A class costs €7.50 and lasts for thirty-five minutes.

  • The class is live with Megan and students will be able to interact with her on the chat facility on Zoom, however there will be no feedback on students' individual writing.

Booking & Timetable

Drop In Online Classesclick for timetable & booking