Welcome to the School for Young Writers

Our website is http://www.schoolforyoungwriters.org/

Our Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/schoolforyoungwriters/

We are a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1993 and based in Christchurch, New Zealand, we offer tuition to young writers anywhere in the world.

The aims of the School for Young Writers are:

  • To build on the achievements of classroom teachers in developing writing skills.
  • To help people develop confidence and individual styles as writers.
  • To inspire young writers aged 8 to 19 and show them that writing improves with effort.
  • To enable students to succeed in a variety of writing tasks and registers.
  • To introduce young writers to the joys and challenges of publication.

We offer:

  • Saturday morning classes in Christchurch based at Hagley Community College.
  • After-school workshops: please contact us for details of the days that Workshops are running on, and their locations.
  • Workshops in Schools. Exciting 2-day workshops for specially chosen groups of young writers, at your school and in school time. Click here for more details.
  • Distance Education. You can study with us via mail and e-mail from anywhere in the world. Click here for more details.