“All I need is a sheet of paper and something to write with, and then I can turn the world upside down.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Words are everything. Words give the world and life and everything in it meaning. You may not yet believe it, but writing and storytelling have the power to change your life and the lives of others.

At Parkhill, we acknowledge that writing is not easy; it takes effort, time and the courage to begin. However, we also appreciate that writing provides a way to express what you love and what excites you. Writing is a way to escape and create the world the way you would like it be. In order to create

In order to allow children to thrive as writers, we have dedicated ourselves to carefully curating a curriculum which provide endless opportunities. We strongly believe in writing for a real-life purpose and children having a strong sense of their audience. We encourage children to take risks in their writing and to have a sense of pride in their work because as Anne Lamott said, “Almost all good writing begins with terrible first efforts. You need to start somewhere.”

Taking into consideration that each child has their own taste and style, which we wholeheartedly encourage; by accommodating for individual needs, we aim to develop children’s voices and inspire a new generation of authors.