Tag: #discoveryourpassion

John Perryn – Year 6 – Winners!

I am delighted to announce the winners of Year 6 at John Perryn School!

Remember to turn your sound up to hear the music!

Winners:

Arwa 

Jinan 

Sarah & Maisie collaborated.

Shuaib & David collaborated.

Congratulations! You never know, one day you may decide that writing is your passion!

Please click on the blue writing to see the certificates and stories:

Arwa-Certificates

Written by Arwa

 

Jinan-Certificate

Written by Jinan

 

Sarah&Maisie-Certificates

Written by Sarah & Maisie

 

Shuaib&David-Certificates

Written by Shuaib & David

 

The finalist of this competition are:

Alaa

Ranya

Zahra & Leila

Congratulations!

Alaa-Certificates

Written by Alaa – Fox

 

Ranya-Certificates

Written by Ranya

 

Zahra&Leila-Certificates

Written by Zahra & Leila

 

 

 

Winners & Finalists of Year 5 at John Perryn School

I am delighted to announce the winners and finalists of my Eco Creative Writing Competition.

About: The workshop was based on my award-winning children’s book ‘The Tap-Dancing Pigeon Of Covent Garden’ which raises environmental awareness and other important positive life messages. This is also a wonderful way to learn about London and explore the famous area of Covent Garden.

Brief: To write your own story based on climate change and the effects this has on our local wildlife. 

 Linked to the National Curriculum

RESULTS! 

In Year 5, I chose two winners and one finalist. The winners were Kai and Samir for their effort in writing a story about climate change and the effects this has on our wildlife. Kai and Samir will receive a signed copy of my children’s book,
The Tap-Dancing Pigeon Of Covent Garden and I chose Ismail as a finalist.

All three will have their work published here and posted on my social media profiles:

Instagram: serena_childrens_author

Twitter: serenahassan4

Good work, wonderful effort. Below you will see their certificates, stories and animated posters I designed especially to congratulate them.

 

To see Kai’s certificate and story below, please click on where it says ‘Written by Kai’ and all will be revealed! Thank you!

Kai – Certificate

Written by Kai

 

 

Please click on the blue writing to reveal their work:

Samir – Certificate

Written by Samir Year 5

 

Ismail-Certificates

Written by Ismail

Esher Church School – Virtual interactive storytelling

I am delighted to share with you my first ‘virtual’ storytelling which I delivered to 60, 4-year-olds at Esher Church School on 10th March 2021 to celebrate World Books.

Here is a video of my experiences ⬇️

 

Twitter posts

I have created these promotional posters of peoples responses on twitter from reading my pinned tweet! One of my favourite hobbies is being creative in Canva.

Remember turn up the sound on your device!

 

PIGEON’S COMPETITION

Dear readers,

The Tap-Dancing Pigeon Of Covent Garden and I have designed a lovely competition for your little ones. Every age is welcome and we look forward to receiving your wonderful creations!

See below for details:

 

10th March 2020 – author visit

Hello readers,

I hope you are having a wonderful week.

Pigeon and I jumped on a train and headed to Waterloo. This time I did not miss my stop. The train kept stopping for minutes (which felt like hours) at a time but luckily I thought that might happen, so I raced to get the 8am train.

Soho Primary is situated close to Piccadilly Circus. What a cool place to go to school. It was their World Book Day. The entire hall was packed with kneeling little people looking up at me. Another technical hitch, I had left my usb stick at Eaton Square. aaaah!

The children who greeted me were so grown up for 11 year olds I was amazed. So polite and helpful.

I think my favourite part of this interactive storytelling was when the children said the last two sounds in perfect unison. I won’t spoil it by telling you what those sounds were. You will have to book me to come to your school!

Thanks for reading!

Author visit at Playmates nursery

Pigeon and I enjoyed visiting Playmates Nursery in Chessington to kick off our local author readings. The children seemed in awe of Pigeon’s adventure across London and nearly all of them went home with their special signed copy of The Tap-Dancing Pigeon Of Covent Garden. It was a great start to 2020!

Do not miss!

Pigeon and I will be at St Christopher’s church in Hinchley Wood on Saturday 23rd November for two book readings. The first one is at 10.30am and the second is at midday! There will be signed copies available. Pigeon’s journey is the perfect Christmas pressie as its all about children fulfilling their dreams and discovering London interwoven with the important message of the impact of human littering on our local wildlife. If you are around, do pop along. There will be other fun stalls too!

Author visit to Esher Church School

Wednesday 13th November, Pigeon and I were invited to Esher Church School. We were greeted by a crowd of 180 smiley and curious faced children, at their Year 1, 2 and 3 assembly. For the first time ever my nerves were silent. i do believe that practice is really important. Prepare with perfect pigeon precision before any pigeon performance! Afterwards the children asked some questions like:

How did you come up with the idea?

Why Covent Garden?

I felt really good afterwards. I feel like I can do anything now. I will continue to strive to spread the word about how important it is for children to understand the following messages:

— Always believe in yourself!

— Always be YOU

— Dream big!

— Explore!

— Be brave!

— Look after your local wildlife!

— Look after your planet!