Information for Schools

“I learnt more about being a writer in six weeks than I ever thought I’d know. I’ve already entered short story competitions and can’t wait to go onto my BA in Creative Writing!”

isobel, Past student, 2019

Let your students’ creativity run wild.

Oxford Writing Courses offers bespoke courses for schools across the UK. Our fiction courses are perfect for students who already have a keen interest in creative writing, or students who are struggling with their current English curriculum who might spark a passion for writing through our workshops and thrive as storytellers.

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One-off classes

In our one-off classes we offer intense programmes on one or two elements of storytelling; for example, characterisation, setting, dialogue, or plot. Teachers might want to specify a particular element students are struggling with, or something that might be relevant to the current English Language or Literature curriculum.

Lunchtime and After School Courses

Students will develop their plot idea over the course of six weeks, covering all of the storytelling techniques needed to write a compelling story. We will also cover how to structure and plan a novel — as well plot outlines, how to manage time as a writer, and how to take those next steps into publication.

Half-day classes

In half-day classes, students will study characterisation and setting; looking at what makes a good protagonist and how strong characters can move the plot forwards. We will also talk through character arcs and what it means to be a writer of stories.

Course fees

For more information on pricing negotiability, please get in touch via email or telephone at 07753467726.

One-off class (1hr 30mins)
Up to 10 students.
£120
One-off class (1hr 30mins)
Up to 15 students
£165
Half-day class (3hrs)
Up to 10 students
£200
Half-day class (3hrs)
Up to 15 students
£270
6 week lunchtime course
45mins – 1hr a week for 6 consecutive weeks.
Up to 10 students
£490
6 week lunchtime course
45mins – 1hr a week for 6 consecutive weeks.
Up to 15 students
£675
6 week after school course
1hr 30mins a week for 6 consecutive weeks
Up to 10 students.
£690
6 week after school course
1hr 30mins a week for 6 consecutive weeks
Up to 15 students.
£875
Flexible course
Hourly rate for a specified number of hours a week/month
£85

Ready to tell your story?