Therapeutic Storywriting Groups

Man and child reading a bookTherapeutic Storywriting Groups have been used in over 500 schools to support pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties that are getting in the way of their learning.

Research commissioned by the South-east Region SEN partnership shows that Therapeutic Storywriting Groups help pupils to process difficult feelings, develop social skills and improve pupils’ engagement with writing.

Groups are delivered by educational professionals who have attended the 3-day training Setting Up Therapeutic Storywriting Groups. This training is supported by an online training resource.

Groups are for 6 pupils aged 7-13 years and run for 10 sessions. Each session lasts for 1 hour.

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The training is supported by an online training manual:

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Therapeutic Story Writing book coverTherapeutic Storywriting – A Practical Guide to Developing Emotional Literacy.

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Dino the Dragon

Dino the Dinosaur - free download

Dino the Dragon and His Flaming Firebox was written at Moulsecoomb Primary School as part of the 'University of Chichester’s Story Links' project.

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