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creative writing for irish students - Primary and secondary  

ATC's Creative Writing programme for Primary and Secondary Irish students is the perfect opportunity to have fun with writing and pick up some great tips along the way! The aim of these courses is to help local students living in Ireland to improve their creative writing skills through innovative activities with an experienced English teacher, live online.

Secondary Students:

ATC's Summer Creative Writing programme for Secondary Irish students is the perfect opportunity for to embrace their passion, whether as a hobby or to impress in the Leaving Cert. Students will have the opportunity to work on engaging and compelling plot devices, realistic characterisation, convincing dialogue and how to write endings that really work!

They will also look at personal essay writing, specifically how to generate ideas and content, hit a tone that engages the reader and sustain quality throughout.

Primary Students:

Primary school students will experiment with creating immersive, detailed worlds with realistic characters, as well as learning ways of developing interesting and diverse storylines. The Creative Writing course for Primary students will also focus on vocabulary building and sentence structure, but all while having tonnes of fun!

Programme Details:

  • Summer Course Dates:
    • Dates from June to August 2021
  • Age group:
    • Secondary Students - ages 12-17 years 
  • Maximum Class Size: 10 students
  • Pair Work: Students may be paired with a pen pal for tasks & homework

The teachers for ATC's Creative Writing courses have backgrounds in primary teaching, and secondary English teaching. The materials and tasks are designed by teachers with extensive experience in the Leaving Cert English exam preparation and teaching, and in English Language and Literature teaching.
Minimum number of students required to confirm the course.

Programme Timetable:

  • Secondary Students - 9.30am - 1pm


€90 per 5 day session, total 15 hours per week.

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Creative Writing Course Book Form.


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