I have worked for over twenty-five years in schools and educational establishments 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 and confident communicators.

 

"The children were enthralled!  

Hannah was amazing and kept the children fully engaged."

Literacy Lead, Hinguar Primary School

Key Stage 2 storytelling
Key Stage 2 storytelling

Hinguar Primary School storytelling workshops.

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World Book Day Nursery Stories
World Book Day Nursery Stories

Tiny Tales celebrating World Book Day with pre-school children.

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Virtual Storytelling Session
Virtual Storytelling Session

virtual storytelling session for National Storytelling Week

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Key Stage 2 storytelling
Key Stage 2 storytelling

Hinguar Primary School storytelling workshops.

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WHAT SCHOOLS SAY

Burnt Oak Primary School

Headteacher

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

Literacy Lead

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

Nursery Manager

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

Literacy Lead

Frank Wise SEN School

Virtual Session

Literacy Lead

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.

Pre & Primary 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 & drama workshops. I also offer virtual storytelling visits.

For more information please visit Tiny Tales Storytellers  or...

Secondary & Further Education...
Secondary School Workshops

Utilising performative storytelling skills, I offer workshops designed to explore transferable communication skills in a fun, interactive and informative session. The aim of the sessions is to help young people find their unique voice and become confident communicators.

In addition, I offer workshops in the following: 'Performance Storytelling' – Introduction to developing a story for performance and 'Shakespeare Unveiled'. I'm also happy to offer bespoke workshops. 

For more information on any of the above, please contact me by email 

Teacher Training & Development...

As an experienced facilitator working with many organisations in both the public and private sector, I offer bespoke training for teachers and organisations keen to further develop their creative practice & storytelling skills. These can be stand alone workshops or a series of sessions and are tailored to the needs of the individual institutions.

For more information please contact me by email 

You have inspired us in our storytelling.

Milton Hall Primary School