Chris Thompson's innovative approach to Creative EducationFind out about the exciting Scribing Technique. Downloadable Resources providedInteractive approaches to Story telling and downloadable resourcesIdeas for drama in the classroom with all age groupsStory telling and Magic shows for all agesDemonstration sessions, workshops for teachers, and moreMagic shows , Drama through Irish and much more.

What can Chris Offer?

An on-going creative writing programme
intergenerational projects
Supporting the SESE curriculum
Supporting the SESE curriculum
a cultural diversity project
A collaborative novel
Plays For the Backstage
Word Pictures
A Scribing Project
Children's writing
Creative Writing Galleries
Using role-play to inspire creative writing


Two Local Studies Projects



My Place 09: Finding new Research Themes

Many of the students were inspired by the stories frim the Folklore Schools' survey of 37/38. It was a special moment when one of the children from Melview realised that the tailor, Patrick Fagan, referred to in one of the stories was her great Grandfather. She brought in his birth certificate to show the class. Read this story.

Many new stories were collected. All these scribed stories have been bound and placed in the Local Studies Room in Longford. Here is the beginning of just one.