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Word Up Project

Microphone with pen
Performance Microphone

In 2007 I was involved in the ‘Word Up ‘program.

This project involved working with twelve schools throughout Merseyside and teaching children with poor literacy levels how to write poetry and rap to a given beat.

I enjoyed working with the children and I know that the children enjoyed the project. Writing to a beat encouraged the children to write some very creative pieces which they were very keen to perform.

It culminated in a show case of all their work at Tranmere Rovers Football Club, Wirra, Merseyside.  The children were brilliant, they had come so far, I was so proud of them and so were the parents.