One Big Story - Why Did The Chicken Cross The Galaxy?

The third One Big Story took place with 5 primary schools in Ferryhill from April to July 2014.

Well done and thank you to the schools who took part: Ferryhill Station Primary School, St Michaelís C of E Primary School, Cleves Cross Primary School, West Cornforth Primary School and Chilton Primary School.


“I didnít think I liked writing, but I like this.”

— Year 5 child

“Creates an excitement and buzz for writing... Children loved every minute of it.”

— Beth Glendinning, class teacher at St Michaelís Primary

“Children are truly inspired!”

— Stephen Brentnall, class teacher at Cleves Cross Primary

“On a scale of 1 to 10 it is a 10”

— Year 5 child

“I absolutely loved doing One Big Story.”

— Year 5 child


Special thanks to our funders:

  • Arts Council England
    Arts Council England
  • Christ’s Hospital in Sherburn
  • Sir James Knott Trust
  • Co-operative Community Fund


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

The third One Big Story film

Why Did The Chicken Cross The Galaxy?

Looking at ideas