English - Writing from the senses


This creative writing activity introduces students to new techniques to help inspire their writing as they create their own article, suitable for a travel blog or magazine, that promotes their local area as a destination to explore. This box is accessible to schools worldwide and we can’t wait to see the variety of local areas described.

UK Curriculum links:

  • GCSE English (Producing clear and coherent text, Writing for impact) 
  • Extracurricular (Also suitable for lunchtime and after-school clubs)

Classroom requirements

A standard classroom is suitable for this activity. Deliverers may choose to provide access to the internet during the activity for participants to research travel blogs and articles for inspiration, but this is not essential.

Box Contents

Teaching resources:

Lesson plan


This box has been designed so that it can be accessed worldwide and will be provided in electronic format.

Terms and conditions of borrowing a box

Terms and Conditions

This document sets out the terms and conditions for schools utilising Loughborough University’s Subject in a box programme. The following terms and conditions apply to all of the boxes within the Subject in a Box programme:

The resources and materials provided should not be reproduced or redistributed beyond your own school without the permission of Loughborough University.