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watch the video for Matt's  philosophy on why poetry is so important - and fun!

Schools - £400 full day, £250 half day + travel (40p per mile from SK8)

Matt provides inspirational performances and writing workshops - below is the usual format he uses for a day in school: (Please note in light of Covid 19, Matt can tailor his days so that instead of assemblies, he can do short performances before each workshop)
8:30am arrive at school (bald and dressed in black!) 
KS2 Assembly (all class teachers present) - 35/40mins 
KS1 Assembly (all class teachers present - the sessions are CPD for teachers as well as workshops for the children) - 20mins 
x4 45 minute writing workshops in KS2 classes (with a class sized group, in classrooms with the class teacher present) 
x6 30 minute writing workshops across both Key Stages (with a class sized group, in classrooms with the class teacher present)
Matt normally also brings with him a selection of his books to run a book selling/signing at some point during the school day 
Libraries and Festivals
Matt has performed at libraries across the UK and festivals including Cheltenham Literary Festival, Bath Children's Festival, Manchester Children's Book Festival - please email for bookings
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