Tag: Creative Writing

One blog post was never going to be enough to write about today’s two birthday boys – not least that one of them is celebrating his 150th birthday  in 2016! ‘Remember that hope is a good thing, maybe the best …

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Some of you will be thinking I’ve made a spelling error, but the Oxford English Dictionary defines ‘comping’ as ‘the practise of entering competitions’. And it’s about time YOU considered taking it up … Every year we are bombarded with …

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The season of spring is the making of summer. The mountains and sky reflect in the cold, cool, lake like a watery mirror. The deep blue sky dotted with clouds like white fluffy cotton. The young spring walks across the …

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Winter the season of frost and flaky skies. In the winter all there is to see is heaps and mounds of snow. As you kick into the mounds of snow you feel this cold buzz running through your body. When …

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Winter the season of snow and never ending chaos. The crunch of the layers of snow. Everyone tasking it slow. The strong gusts of wind whistling past your ears. She keeps everywhere bright like the sun. She blows the snow …

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Winter is a terrible time of year because everyone says that it is lovely and snowy but this is not true; all we see is rain, or we hear is rain, all we feel is rain. I remember when I …

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She floats in calmly like a gentle, fresh, pleasant breeze when you open your window in the morning. You can hear the wind rustling through the trees and the leaves waving hello or farewell. The snow is hovering down from …

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He creeps in slowly and calmly but most of all silently. His horrific looks kill the trees but only the leaves. 3 months before he shows, everything starts to shrivel up and die… except the mental evergreen. He skips across …

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Michael Rosen gathers a gaggle of writers and directors to discuss what makes a great character in a book, on the stage and on the radio. Recorded in front of an audience at Arnolfini Centre in Bristol, as part of …

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This term, UVHS has been featured as the Prince’s Teaching Institute’s School of the Week  – have a look here to see more. One of our year 13 students has her work showcased on their site, but we’ve got it here as well …

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