Young Writers Summer School (In-Person)

Do you enjoy putting pen to paper, and love building stories of your own? Would you like to spend time improving your writing alongside other young people who share your enthusiasm?

Welcome to the Young Writers Summer School, where creativity knows no bounds! If you have a passion for weaving tales and expressing yourself through words, our course is the perfect opportunity to hone your skills and explore the world of creative writing.

Diverse Exploration – Immerse yourself in a world of prose, poetry, and reportage as you embark on a journey of self-discovery and expression. Our course encourages you to delve into a variety of writing forms, allowing you to discover your unique voice.

Inspired by Classics – Unlock the secrets of storytelling by studying timeless examples of fiction and poetry. We believe in the power of critical reading to fuel your imagination and precision in writing, enabling you to craft compelling narratives with flair.

Supportive Environment – Join a community of like-minded young writers in a friendly and supportive environment. Share your work, receive constructive feedback, and witness the growth of your writing skills through collaboration with peers.

Engaging Sessions – The two-day course is carefully structured to balance a mix of interactive games, activities, and exercises. Dive into discussions that spark your creativity and engage in personal endeavors that bring your ideas to life.

Expert Guidance – Benefit from the expertise of our friendly tutors throughout the entire journey. With small class sizes, we ensure every voice is heard, fostering an environment where individuality and creativity flourish.

Practical Learning – Our intensive program ensures a deep dive into creative techniques. You’ll leave with a toolbox of skills, stimulating examples, and a newfound sense of direction and possibility for your future writing endeavors.

Join us for an enriching and enjoyable experience that will leave you with a strong grasp of creative techniques and the inspiration to fuel your future writing adventures. Let your creativity soar with the Young Writers Summer School!

For practical details and to secure your spot, scroll down for full booking information.

Do you enjoy putting pen to paper, and love building stories of your own? Would you like to spend time improving your writing alongside other young people who share your enthusiasm?

Welcome to the Young Writers Summer School, where creativity knows no bounds! If you have a passion for weaving tales and expressing yourself through words, our course is the perfect opportunity to hone your skills and explore the world of creative writing.

Diverse Exploration – Immerse yourself in a world of prose, poetry, and reportage as you embark on a journey of self-discovery and expression. Our course encourages you to delve into a variety of writing forms, allowing you to discover your unique voice.

Inspired by Classics – Unlock the secrets of storytelling by studying timeless examples of fiction and poetry. We believe in the power of critical reading to fuel your imagination and precision in writing, enabling you to craft compelling narratives with flair.

Supportive Environment – Join a community of like-minded young writers in a friendly and supportive environment. Share your work, receive constructive feedback, and witness the growth of your writing skills through collaboration with peers.

Engaging Sessions – The two-day course is carefully structured to balance a mix of interactive games, activities, and exercises. Dive into discussions that spark your creativity and engage in personal endeavors that bring your ideas to life.

Expert Guidance – Benefit from the expertise of our friendly tutors throughout the entire journey. With small class sizes, we ensure every voice is heard, fostering an environment where individuality and creativity flourish.

Practical Learning – Our intensive program ensures a deep dive into creative techniques. You’ll leave with a toolbox of skills, stimulating examples, and a newfound sense of direction and possibility for your future writing endeavors.

Join us for an enriching and enjoyable experience that will leave you with a strong grasp of creative techniques and the inspiration to fuel your future writing adventures. Let your creativity soar with the Young Writers Summer School!

For practical details and to secure your spot, scroll down for full booking information.

‘A fun and interesting course taught with enthusiasm. We looked at a wide variety of poetry and prose and thoroughly studied (and participated in our own bit of) journalism. The group exercises were great and everything was engaging and thoroughly enjoyable. An excellent opportunity to improve and practise creative writing, poetic and journalism skills.’

‘This course helped me in my writing in a fun and original way. The teachers were friendly and catered to the individual needs of the students. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who enjoys writing, or would like to improve.’

‘I really enjoyed the course because I learned lots of new types of poetry and writing. I met lots of new people too. It was very interesting and fabulous!’

‘If you want a chance to learn more writing techniques and get inspiration for your stories, you will love this fun, friendly Summer School.’

‘The Young Writers Summer School is a unique learning experience which is fun and you learn a lot from. My favourite day was being a news reporter and making our own newspapers. Overall, extremely fun!’

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‘This course helped me in my writing in a fun and original way. The teachers were friendly and catered to the individual needs of the students. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who enjoys writing, or would like to improve.’

‘If you want a chance to learn more writing techniques and get inspiration for your stories, you will love this fun, friendly Summer School.’

Click here for more reviews of our Young Writers courses, or on the trustpilot link below for general reviews.

Practical Details

The Young Writers Summer School is open to students aged 11 – 14 and will take place on the 5th – 6th August (waiting list).

The in-person course is two days in length, and teaching hours on each day will run from 10.30am till 4.30pm, with a lunch break from twelve thirty till one thirty (parental supervision required, or a permission slip for students to leave the building unaccompanied).

The venue will be Woburn House, Bloomsbury, Central London – see more details here. Please note that this event is non-residential, and accommodation must be arranged independently if required.

The cost for this course is £185, and you can reserve your place with a 25% non-refundable deposit (up to the end of the deposit period). The remainder of the payment is due eight weeks in advance of the course start date. Please see here for full booking terms and conditions.

If you have any questions, simply call us on 0800 810 1058 or email us at [email protected].

We offer a limited number of full and partial bursaries (of up to 90% of fees) to students who could not otherwise afford to attend. If you would like to apply for a bursary then please complete your bursary application here.