Welcome to ‘The Quick-Fire Write’. These short challenges are perfect for sending home to isolated learners or carrying out in class.

Each video follows the same format of posing a topical question, watching a short video and then responding to question stimuli to write a 200 word response.

These are a perfect way to engage learners with exam style question prompts or build up focused writing stamina.

View the challenges below and choose your Key Stage specific page to sort by topic.

Choose your age range:

KS2 (7-11)

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KS3 (11-14)

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Welsh 7-11

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Welsh 11-14

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“Their confidence grows, and they make great progress because they know that they need to work hard if they want to get their writing included in the final film.”

Rachel Preece-Dawson,
Grove Primary

The research behind LitFilmFest

In a four month research study supported by the UCL Institute of Education, we worked with 200 KS2 students across three schools to measure the efficacy of our approach.

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