The One Big Story pilot project took place in 10 Durham City primary schools from September to November 2012.
Well done and thank you to the schools who took part: Framwellgate Moor Primary School, Bow Durham School, St Godric's RCVA School, Belmont Cheveley Park Primary School, Blue Coat CE Junior School, Shincliffe C of E (Cont) Primary School, Durham Gilesgate Primary School, St Joseph's RCVA Primary School, Belmont C of E (Cont) Junior School and Neville's Cross Primary School.
“I think the One Big Story book is absolutely amazing and I can't wait to share it with my family. It has made me want to write more.”
— Year 5 child
“Children are more confident ... More willing to try, more willing to take a risk.”
— Heather Prested, class teacher at Belmont Cheveley Park Primary
“Perfect way to promote writing and literacy skills.”
— Miss Ewing, class teacher at Belmont CE Junior School
“This was an amazing and well executed project... It is a fantastic vision and a really inspiring project. The team are all fantastic.”
“One Big Story is one big imaginative feat.”
— David Leat, Professor of Curriculum Innovation at Newcastle University
Special thanks to our funders:
- Durham Area Action Partnership
- Ernest Cook Trust
- Catherine Cookson Charitable Trust
- One Big Story - Report (pdf, 863kb)
If you would like your school to be part of One Big Story, please contact us.