After School Creative Writing Groups
for Children and Young People

Now on Zoom!

Creative writing is a crucial skill that increases critical thinking and empathy. With creative writing classes for primary and high school aged kids your child can hone this skill! Your young people will learn how to nurture their ideas and gain the skills to turn them into great stories. From how to form characters, to descriptive language and world building—your child will learn it all.

Where
Now on zoom!

When
Upper primary (yrs 4-6)
1hr: Mondays 4:00-5:00

Junior high (yrs 7-9)
1hr: Mondays 5:00-6:00

Senior high (yrs 10-12)
1hr mins: Wednesdays 4:00-5:00

Pricing
Casual $18 per session
or
9 lesson card for $110 (equivalent to one term of classes)
Each participant will have a membership card that will be punched each week of attendance, make up workshops will be provided for classes missed*.
*Must be claimed within 3 months of missed session/s.
or
Use your Creative Kids voucher!

For more information regarding the Creative Kids program, or to learn more about the more than 40 government savings and rebates to help with your cost of living, visit service.nsw.gov.au.

 

Limited spots available. Email hajer@westwords.com.au to secure your place.

 

Schedule:

Term 1 – Wednesday 29 January 2020 – Thursday 9th April 2020
Start from week 2 (Week of 3rd February – 7th Feb)

Term 2 – Tuesday 28 April 2020 – Friday 3rd July 2020
Start from week 2 (Week of 4th May – 8th May)

Term 3 – Tuesday 21 July 2020 – Friday 25 September 2020
Start from week 2 (Week of 27th July – 31st July)

Term 4 – Monday 12 October 2020 – Wednesday 16 December 2020
Start from week 2 (Week of 19th Oct – 23rd Oct)

Rawah Arja
Facilitator for yrs 4-9

Rawah studied a Masters of Teaching at Western Sydney University with a recent scholarship to complete her doctorate in Education at The University of Notre Dame. She had been shortlisted for the Charlotte Waring Barton Award CBCA NSW. Her debut YA novel will be published by Giramondo, to be released this year. Her passion is to write authentic stories that give diverse groups a voice and a sense of belonging and to explore the Muslim identity.

 

Michelle Hamadache
Facilitator for yrs 10-12

Michelle Hamadache teaches creative writing and English Literature at Macquarie University. She has had publications in Australian and international journals, and was fiction reader, then editor at Southerly. She is currently fiction editor at Mascara Literary Review.

 

 

To book please fill in the enrolment form:
Enrolment form

To pay you can directly transfer the money to our bank account (details below) or pay on the day:

WestWords
BSB:  062223
Account #: 1122 2560
Please make sure you write: “After school age (yr XX)” in the description