Online Creative Writing Courses
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
Individual feedback on writing
Drop-In Online Classes
35 minutes long
No feedback on writing
Online Creative Writing Courses Term
These online creative writing courses are for small groups of children (max ten). 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 email their assignment to the teacher (either typed up or a photo of handwritten work) so that it can be read out by the teacher and commented upon in class (anonymously if the student wishes).
- 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.
Autumn Term 2020
The autumn term of twelve classes. It starts week of 21st September and ends week of 14th December.
- There are no classes during the Halloween midterm (26th - 30th October)
Courses are suitable for 8-14 year olds.
The twelve week term can be paid in two installments of €90. The first installment is due before the course begins (to secure the place).
- The second installment is due by Monday 2nd November.
- For those who pay for the full twelve weeks in advance the price is €165. (€15 discount)
Booking & Timetable
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.
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.