Creative Writing Teaching Resources

Everyone has a story to tell and sharing it can be a source of pleasure and power.

Inspire your pupils and help them sharpen their skills with this collection of primary and secondary teaching resources.

These resources can be used to celebrate National Writing Day on 26th June.

Highlights from this collection include:

  • Writing poetry based on personal experience with Joseph Coelho
  • How to imagine stories behind everyday sights and sounds with Anthony Horowitz
  • Practical advice for making travel writing engaging with Kate Humble
  • The secrets of creative writing with Michael Morpurgo and Philip Pullman
Anthony Horowitz sitting at his writing desk.


Wonderful Words
Understanding Poetry
Writing and Performance Poetry Live Lesson
500 Words 2017 - Live Lesson
500 Words 2018 - Live Lesson
500 Words 2019 - Live Lesson
CBeebies: Stories by the Sea - Live Lesson


Curriculum Collections: English Literature / Language
Simon Armitage: Writing Poems
How to write
Did Shakespeare write Star Wars?