Hay Festival reveals online Schools Programme for 2021

Pupils are being offered access to a range of online activities and workshops themed around literature, creativity and writing as part of this year’s Hay Festival Schools Programme.

The annual event has published details of its Schools Programme, which will run from May 24 to 28 – ahead of the main Hay Festival which takes place from May 26 to June 6.

Five sessions will be broadcast daily for pupils across key stages 1 to 4 with each event accompanied by free teaching materials and active learning activities, available to view live or on replay, along with the Festival’s full Programme for Schools archive.

Key stage 1: There will be performance poetry from Joseph Coelho, outdoor adventures with Michael Holland (I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast), tips on How to Change the World with Rashmi Sirdeshpande, Simon Mole (I Love My Bike), and fun with Maria Vegara (Little People, BIG DREAMS).

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