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Covid-19 Update
We are providing schools with Super heroes resources, follow our social media. You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @wow_superheroes to get weekly help with resources for children. Adults can join in on the fun too! 

We recently had the pleasure of being joined by Author Darren Chetty on a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminar about increasing diversity and representaion in children's literature and classrooms, helping to allow children to see themselves in the books they read. Check out Alice Bunker-Whitney's blog on the session and the importance of representation in the classrooms here.

Superheroes stand up for what is right and change the world for the better, with this WoW literacy project doing just that!


Superheroes: Words are our Power is a pioneering four-year project (2019-22) funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation More and Bettefund that’s exploring new creative writing strategies for primary schools. Using Superheroes as a force for change we’re helping children use their imaginations through creative writing, play and story creation.  Whilst also supporting teachers to put creativity back into the curriculum.

The project aims to;
  • Increase children’s creativity, confidence and resilience
  • Help encourage positive attitude’s to engagement and learning
  • Encourage a child-centred approach to English and writing
  • Give teachers the tools to develop their own creative practice in the classroom.

Superheroes: Words are our Powerprovides Professional Writer in Residence to all schools, working with the whole of key stage 2 across the school term The children and teachers have the opportunity to explore different forms of creative writing, through the writer’s expertise and passion! We are lucky to work with poets, authors, comic book writers, spoken work artists and playwrights. 

Alice from WoW works with year 5 for the whole term, creating stories and comic strips on based on superheroes that reflect them and the world they live in. These stories are then published into a professional comic book, with each child receiving their own copy.   
The next fantastic four years we are working with eight schools in Merseyside;
Click on their logos to find out more information

We are really excited to be working with Curious Minds as a partner, critical friend and evaluator.

The Superhero writers in residence we are working with this term are...

                                Levi Tafari               Jon Mayhew          Marie Basting          Mandy Coe          Dominic Berry 

For more information get in touch with  Alice Bunker-Whitney - Project Manager Children & Young People This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.