Explore. Believe. Write
Ink Wing Academy ignites minds. It unlocks hidden and true potential to discover storytellers, poets and each participant’s writer within.
Ink Wing Academy’s aim is to spread a passion and enthusiasm for writing through engaging, unique and quality projects within schools and the community. Run and led by Michelle Young - a dedicated and highly experienced educator whose passion lies in guiding and inspiring those who she creates with.
Tailor-made and carefully crafted writing projects promise to immerse each individual in their writing exploration. Writers are motivated with a multi-sensory approach and activities, each with a purpose, that build confidence in playing, exploring and experimenting with words - ultimately creating strong, independent and confident communicators and storytellers.
Play with words, notice their brilliance… and yours!
‘Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.’
Engaging, inventive Creative Writing projects for Foundation Stage &
Key Stages 1, 2 & 3
Carefully chosen or bespoke model texts along with film, music, images and practical exploration to inspire.
Immerse each young writer in a world of words and literature that ultimately helps to raise each child's confidence in their ability to write.
Talk for Writing
Michelle is an accredited Talk for Writing Trainer and provides whole school training around its successful and outstanding framework.
Talk for Writing is an approach to teaching writing that encompasses a three-stage pedagogy: Imitation, Innovation, and Invention. These rich systems aim to improve all aspects of effective writing, across all genres, by giving pupils an understanding of the structure and elements of written language.
Training can take the form of a one day focussed workshop or two year School Development project which aims to effectively embed significant improvement on whole-school literacy.
Fun, vibrant and hands on classes for young writers in the Community
Termly projects that embrace a creative theme to help develop an individual's interest in Creative Writing, creativity and thinking skills or to improve confidence and ability in writing.
Every participant is an individual explorer, thinker, tinker, poet and writer.
“Of particular note is the current focus in KS2 on the study of the key themes within the works of Shakespeare. This project has impacted positively on the KS2 children by creating considerable interest and enthusiasm for all aspects of the literacy and language curriculum.”
Education Training Inspectorate, 2017