Gareth offers a range of packages for primary schools, ranging from storytelling for EYFS (and beyond) to workshops, either pre-created or bespoke, for all primary year groups. He has individual novels suitable to be used from year one upwards.
Before becoming an author, Gareth was a primary school teacher for eighteen years where he held the positions of literacy co-ordinator and Assistant Headteacher, which included the responsibility of improving boys’ writing. It is these teaching skills as well as his passion for writing that make his school workshops engaging, inspiring and unique.
Gareth offers a range of packages, including bespoke sessions which he will build around your children’s needs, as well as your school’s curriculum and ethos. He specialises in world building, science fiction, fantasy, myths and legends, historical fiction and character creation.
He still regularly teaches to keep up with the latest initiatives as well as keep up with the latest trends and interests of primary school children.
Gareth is an Indie Author of five books, including Star Friend, The Night I Helped Santa and Brackenbelly and the Beast of Hogg-Bottom Farm. He is a board member of the Nottingham Writers’ Studio where he shares the responsibility of creating and organising courses and events.
He is fully DBS checked and available on the update service.
Please visit www.gareth-baker.com for more information about Gareth or what he has to offer all primary schools.
Storytelling, especially for EYFS and KS1
Gareth is the author of:
Star Friend (Suitable for KS 1 and Year 3)
The Night I Helped Santa (Suitable for KS 1 and Year 3)
Brackenbelly and the Beast of Hogg-Bottom Farm (suitable KS2, particularly Year 4 and up)
Coming soon: Time Guardian’s: The Minotaur’s Eclipse (suitable KS2, particularly Year 5 and up)
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