“An excellent day, well planned, all children involved and smiling. 10 out of 10!” – Gill McCulloch, HOLLIERS WALK PRIMARY SCHOOL, HINCKLEY, LEICESTERSHIRE

“The slam and beat-boxing really connected with our children. An inspirational day for all.” – Martha Hempstead, ROOKERY SCHOOL, BIRMINGHAM

“The children and staff had a brilliant time. We learnt a great deal about how to get the children thinking and talking about their ideas.” – Helen Herbert, SAWLEY JUNIOR SCHOOL, LONG EATON, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

“My boy Wilf has absolutely loved your workshops this week. He’s really fired up about poetry. He’s written three poems this evening!” – Josh, parent, ST JOSEPH’S PRIMARY SCHOOL, OTLEY

“A refreshing and exciting day which engaged even the most reluctant children and inspired every child to produce something creative and original.” – Jacky Farnell, Head Teacher, HOPE HAMILTON PRIMARY SCHOOL, LEICESTER

“The day was fun, exciting, engaging and entertaining. You have really inspired both adults and children.” – Heather Mills, KETTLESING FELLISCLIFFE PRIMARY SCHOOL, HARROGATE, NORTH YORKSHIRE



“We’ve never had such a successful poetry event.” – Emily Corley, School Librarian, ROUNDHAY SCHOOL, LEEDS

“It’s a workshop that makes students realise what they can do, even when they’re certain they can’t.” – Emily Gill –English Teacher, CROFTON ACADEMY, WAKEFIELD

“Exceptional throughout and really helped the pupils to shine. Seeing them improve and grow in confidence was inspiring to see.” – Claire Bird, Head of English, LEEDS EAST ACADEMY

“Our pupils’ understanding of poetry has changed.” – Mrs Caroline Clay, MOOR END TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE, HUDDERSFIELD

Fantastic workshops, unique in every way. It’s wonderful to see our less confident children interacting and using their imagination. Andy has visited us 5 years in a row now.” Jayne Croshaw, Learning Resource Centre Coordinator, BARTLEY GREEN, BIRMINGHAM

“It’s brilliant to see so many students who can easily disengage with English classes have such enthusiasm for putting words together.” – Len Collett, Librarian, DIXONS TRINITY ACADEMY, BRADFORD

“Andy wove his slam magic through insightful flair along with an ability to engage all of the students that we asked him to work with.” – Felicity Newbold, Lead Teacher, DRIFFIELD SCHOOL, EAST RIDING

“Engagement with the students was brilliant and they were hooked by his warm, enthusiastic and accessible approach to poetry.” – Hannah Coulson, English Teacher, ST MARY’S COLLEGE, HULL

“It was fantastic. Every single pupil enjoyed it and got something out of it. Every pupil in the school would benefit from this. Worth every penny.” – Mrs King, HUMPHREY PERKINS SCHOOL, LEICESTERSHIRE

“I didn’t know poetry was that interesting, before when a teacher said ‘we are doing poetry’ I would sigh and not pay that much attention to it.” – Year 9 pupil, LANCASTER SCHOOL, LEICESTER