Digital, Education, Marketing & promotion, News

Film project – on set in the classroom

This month, in partnership with my fabulous film crew, we have been shooting school workshops for a charity client. The footage will be used to create an inspiring showcase to promote the workshops to teachers and schools across the UK. Watch this space to see the final film!  

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Copywriting, Digital, News

Which social media?…blog post

Have a read of my latest blog for Mass Media Design about choosing the right social media channel for your business. https://www.massmediadesign.co.uk/which-social-media-channel/

News

Smart-Freelancing

As a freelancer sometimes you just need to run an idea past someone different, or get a fresh pair of eyes to read through something, or get another perspective on a design or a brief. When you freelance (and especially if you work at home alone) that can be tricky;  you can't just speak to the… Continue reading Smart-Freelancing

Education, News

Be Enterprising with Dogs Trust

We recently completed work on the Dogs Trust Enterprise Project Guide, developed in response to student requests for information and statistics. Rather than just handing them the information on a plate we wanted to help them be more proactive in their research. The Enterprise Project Guide helps pupils identify and develop their enterprise skills, whilst finding… Continue reading Be Enterprising with Dogs Trust

Copywriting, Education, News

New Shelter worksheet – Which Home?

The Shelter schools programme is expanding and we have just added a brand new worksheet to the resource bank. The Which Home? worksheet is aimed at KS2 (7-11 years) and supports English, Maths and PSHE. A simple matching exercise, the activity is designed to encourage children to think about homes, space, conditions and affordability.  In… Continue reading New Shelter worksheet – Which Home?

Digital, Education, News

Lights…camera..action!

I  am currently in the post-production phase of an exciting film project for an education client. Watch this space as I will show you as soon as it is launched. I have worked with the film crew and production team selected for this project for many years on a variety of client projects. They are talented bunch, that… Continue reading Lights…camera..action!

Copywriting, News

Web content – estate agents

You can read my area descriptions, commissioned by Fells Estate Agents, to give buyers a feel for key areas of the New Forest and surrounding areas here:  http://fellsnewforest.co.uk/area/st-leonards-st-ives-ashley-heath/ http://fellsnewforest.co.uk/area/ringwood/ http://fellsnewforest.co.uk/area/sway/ http://fellsnewforest.co.uk/area/estate-agents-in-burley/  

Education, News

Slippers for Shelter

Are you wearing your Slippers to raise money for Shelter this year? To support fundraising in schools we developed four new fun, curriculum linked classroom activities for 4 -11 year old pupils  around the theme of 'home'. The worksheets support D&T, PSHE, Art & Design, Science, English and Geography. For more information and to download your… Continue reading Slippers for Shelter

Education, Marketing & promotion, News

Managing a Fear of Dogs

Dogs Trust launched their 'Managing Fear of Dogs' campaign today! Really great to be part of the team beavering away in the background on the supporting literature and information for parents. Head over to the Learn with Dogs Trust website  to find out about their FREE workshops for families run by their team of Education & Community… Continue reading Managing a Fear of Dogs

Education, News

Shelter for Schools

Shelter have launched their new education programme, providing free teaching materials  as part of their '50p Challenge' fundraising initiative for UK schools. It has been a great project to work on knowing that the resources we develop will both educate and help young people.  There are over 112,000 homeless children in Great Britain today and… Continue reading Shelter for Schools

Education, News

Cracking Ideas!

The Intellectual Property Office are celebrating the 40th birthday of the world-famous Aardman studios with their Cracking Ideas Competition 2016. I was delighted to work on the development of the curriculum-linked classroom resources for ages 4-11, designed to generate competition entries and support wider learning. Intellectual Property is a difficult topic for young children to… Continue reading Cracking Ideas!

Copywriting, News

SpyBirthday.co.uk

  The team at spybirthday.co.uk deliver fantastic spy themed birthday parties. However, English is not their first language and whilst they know what they want to say, they sometimes need some help saying it.  It's not just checking grammar and punctuation, it's reworking sentences and making appropriate word choices as well. I help them write great content… Continue reading SpyBirthday.co.uk

Copywriting, Digital, Marketing & promotion, News

Doogies – Business Support

It's really great when you get to work on things that you really care about. I'm delighted to be working with Niccy at Doogie's to help her build her business. There is no specific job description - whatever Doogies' need is whatever I provide. Whether that is creating forms and documents, managing clients or assisting… Continue reading Doogies – Business Support

News

Be Dog Smart

Be Dog Smart is one of the most recent campaigns from Dogs Trust to help everyone be safer around dogs. You can find out more about the campaign here. I worked with the Dogs Trust education team to develop a range of collateral to support and assist in the delivery of the campaign. This includes promotional flyers, posters,… Continue reading Be Dog Smart