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Penarth Writers' Squad



The Writers' Squad has been set up to encourage and stimulate more able and talented writers across the Penarth Schools. Each school in Penarth sends two Year 5, 6 or 7 pupils to work alongside each other and visiting authors. The main aim is to stimulate creativity and extend their writing skills.


Cogan Primary School is the lead school and organises the Writers' Squad events.


There are currently 26 chidren involved, working with authors and poets as part of the National agenda for extending creativity for more able and talented writers.





Schools Involved


Evenlode Primary

Cogan Primary

Sully Primary

St Andrew's Major Primary

Albert Primary

Murch Primary

Llandough Primary

St Joseph's Primary

Victoria Primary

Ysgol Pen y Garth​

Stanwell Comprehensive

St Cyres Comprehensive



 Excellent Literacy sessions have been held with the following authors:-

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         Ruth Morgan                    Franscesca Kay             Phil Carradice          Lucy Christopher            Robin Price                      


Elen Caldecot                     ​Huw Aaron                            Laura Sheldon


Cogan Primary School, Pill Street, Cogan, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 2JS

 Tel No:  02920 708497       |       Fax No: 02920  706793

Email: coganps@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk