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.