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Teachers, Camera, Action!

Our teacher training sessions focus on techniques that have tripled literacy progress in over 1000 primary schools. Combining traditional teaching with a tablet and simple filmmaking techniques, we’ll guide you through the perfect, stress-free approach.

Training Aims

Packed with ideas aligned with the National Curriculum, the workshop includes:

 

  • Training on how to use writing stimulus videos
  • Integrating sentence level work across different writing genres
  • Practical filming tasks including simple green screening
  • Extending gifted and able students
  • Video editing to produce a final film

Simple Tech

Our sessions use very simple technology. A tablet, flipcam or even a smartphone is enough to get you started.

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Resource Access

We will introduce you to over 250 hours of resources that you can use immediately in your classrooms!

 

  • Writing stimulus and how to film videos
  • Daily, weekly and medium term plans
  • Daily interactive whiteboard files
  • Differentiated supporting resources

Lead Trainers

Dominic Traynor

Dominic is an outstanding literacy teacher who believes that combining the best of traditional teaching with simple technology is the ideal way to engage and motivate our digital native pupils. He has delivered teacher training and spoken at conferences for various education institutions and education CPD providers including:

  • Institute of Education
  • Into Film
  • Dulwich Prep School
  • David Ross Education Trust
  • Hackney Learning Trust

Interested in booking a teacher training session? Get in touch!

Ring 07552601604 or email dom@ataleunfolds.co.uk

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Pupils, Camera, Action!

Our class workshops can be run with one or more classes. For maximum impact, we can work alongside the class teachers during the day and can also deliver a staff training session at the end of the day if required.

Training Aims

Our class workshops are designed so that your pupils (and teachers) see just how important writing is to filmmaking. The workshop includes:

 

  • How to use your writing to engage viewers
  • How to deliver a star performance on camera
  • Practical filming tasks including simple green screening
  • Video editing training to produce a short film or trailer

Simple Tech

Our sessions use very simple technology. A tablet, flipcam or even a smartphone is enough to get you started.

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Resource Access

We will introduce you to over 250 hours of resources that you can use immediately in your classrooms!

 

  • Writing stimulus and how to film videos
  • Daily, weekly and medium term plans
  • Daily interactive whiteboard files
  • Differentiated supporting resources

Lead Teachers

The Write Brothers

The Write Brothers are inspiring primary school teachers with shared experience of working in over 100 UK schools. They have over ten years of experience working with video & film having worked alongside teachers and pupils in schools and organisations including:

  • Greenwich Book Festival
  • Hackney Learning Trust
  • Brixton Book Jam
  • Solihull Literacy Co-ordinators
  • Waverley Prep School, Reading
  • IntoFilm

Interested in booking a class workshop? Get in touch!

Ring 07552601604 or email dom@ataleunfolds.co.uk

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School, Camera, Action!

Our school prospectus video workshop is designed to give you the perfect video showcase for your school. Working with your pupils in one or more classes, we inspire your pupils to write and film the footage before editing the video professionally ourselves.

Training Aims

This school prospectus workshop can be used with one class or more. With our expert guidance, your pupils deliver a powerful insight for prospective parents into the amazing work that goes on in our school. The workshop includes:

 

  • How to persuade your viewers with writing
  • How to conduct an interview with teachers & pupils
  • Practical performance advice on camera
  • Using a camera or tablet to create simple video effects

Professional Technology

Our sessions use industry standard cameras and sound recording devices to make sure your footage is of the highest standard. We then edit your video in Adobe Premiere Pro, the professional video editor’s software of choice.

Lead Teachers

The Write Brothers

The Write Brothers are a formidable teaching and filming team with over 10 years of acting, filming and editing experience. Check out some example school prospectus videos here.

Interested in booking a prospectus workshop? Get in touch!

Ring 07552601604 or email dom@ataleunfolds.co.uk

Class Workshop