One Big Story - Mr Minotaur's Minor Tour

The second One Big Story took place with 8 primary schools in Derwent Valley from February to April 2014.

Well done and thank you to the schools who took part: Our Lady and St Joseph’s RCVA Primary School, Delves Lane Community School, Benfieldside Primary School, St Patrick’s RCVA Primary School (Dipton), St Pius Xth RC Primary School, Shotley Bridge Junior School, Bishop Ian Ramsey C of E Primary School and Consett Junior School.


“My One Big Story experience was so epicly epic. I loved it. Yeh!!”

— Year 5 child

“Now I feel so weird being an author. It is the best thing ever.”

— Year 5 child

“I never knew reading and writing could be so much fun.”

— Year 5 child

“The children are very enthusiastic about writing stories now!”

— John Hannan, class teacher at Delves Lane Community School

“A fantastic project which really excited our children.”

— Mrs Thorpe, class teacher at St Patrick’s RC Primary School (Dipton)


Special thanks to our funders:

  • Arts Council England
    Arts Council England
  • Derwent Valley Area Action Partnership
    Derwent Valley Area Action Partnership


If you would like your school to be part of One Big Story, please contact us.

The report video

Mr Minotaur's Minor Tour

Seymour Jacklin works on the story

Mr Minotaur's Minor Tour

The Book

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