I have worked for over twenty-five years in schools and educational establishments both performing and facilitating workshops. I have worked with students of all ages from early years through to post sixteen in both mainstream and special needs education. I am passionate about inspiring the next generation of storytellers, creative thinkers and confident communicators.
The development of oracy skills is key to providing a rich learning environment across the curriculum for young people of all ages. Storytelling plays a key part in oracy education using speech and language to develop thinking, knowledge, understanding and key communication skills; in turn supporting emotional health and wellbeing.
"The young people were really engaged and talked about how much they loved it afterwards."
virtual storytelling session for National Storytelling Week
Hinguar Primary School storytelling workshops.
Tiny Tales celebrating World Book Day with pre-school children.
Burnt Oak Primary School
The children thoroughly enjoyed the storytelling session and so did the teachers. As I sat in my office just outside the room used for the storytelling I heard children saying "that was brilliant", "that was so good". Thank you Hannah for engaging with our pupils so well.
Chalkwell Hall Infant School
Thank you so much for coming to visit us today. The children have absolutely loved it, early years have been acting out the story all day!
Trinket Box Nursery
Our children are always excited and enthralled by Hannah & Oakley's visits to us.
Thank you for a thoroughly entertaining day of storytelling. It was lovely to hear staff comparing which stories you had told and with which props! All our children from 4-11 years old were absolutely engaged!
South East Essex College
Head of Performing Arts
The storytelling workshops were insightful & very well received, students gained skills in storytelling, spoken word and improvisation. The students were thoroughly engaged by Hannah's performance, 'captivating' were the words used.
Thank you once again for this afternoon. The pupils adored it, as did the members of support staff!
It was such a wonderful opportunity for me to observe the pupils and their responses to you too.
To see how engaged they were was a joy.
South Avenue Primary School
Frank Wise SEN School
Pre, Primary & Special Needs Education...
Tiny Tales Storytellers was set up in 2013 to support oracy in
Pre, Primary & Special Needs education through storytelling.
Sessions include both telling and creating stories through interactive performances & storytelling workshops. I can also offer virtual visits.
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Secondary & Further Education...
I offer a range of drama and storytelling workshops including; Staging Shakespeare, Introduction to Performative Storytelling and Unlocking the Narrative.
Utilising performative storytelling skills, I also offer workshops in communication skills building, exploring transferable skills in a fun, interactive and informative session.
Teacher Training & Development...
As an experienced facilitator working in both the public and private sector, I offer bespoke training for teachers and organisations keen to further develop their creative practice, storytelling and communication skills. These can be stand alone workshops or a series of sessions and are tailored to the needs of the individual bookers.
For more information on any of these sessions please get in touch.