Speaking frankly, oracy should be given more time. | Tom Sherrington

On Tuesday 8th November, there was a publication pile-up drawing attention to the importance of oracy in the school curriculum. Staff at Highbury Grove contributed to all three:

Firstly, the free online book Speaking Frankly was published by the English Speaking Union, a project coordinated by their Director of Education, Duncan Partridge.  Andrew Fitch, our Director of Oracy, and I both contributed chapters:

Download the pdf here.

My chapter tells the story of the work we’ve started at Highbury Grove including the superb Project Soapbox featured below and our Rhetoric Road Map….

Continue reading at:
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