Category Archives: Schools

British International School Budapest

Back from Budapest where I spent time working with the wonderful kids and staff at the British International School. I was helped by the school’s wonderful librarian who acted as my wing-woman for the entire 3 days and made sure everything ran … Continue reading

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Popping up in Stopsley

I was back in Stopsley Primary last Friday to see Y4’s finished pop-up books and to talk to the parents about the 2 day project. After learning a number of basic techniques on day 1 and sharing them between classes, … Continue reading

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Stopsley Primary

First school of the year tomorrow at Stopsley Primary in Luton for a 2 and a half day project in pop-up book design. Day 1 will consist of learning the basics. Each of the 3 Year 4 classes will learn … Continue reading

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Britannia Village Primary

I was back at Britannia Village Primary School last Monday for Day 2 of our paper (cardboard) engineering project. As Year 6 set off for France with their giant pop-up constructions, Year 5s (3 classes) stepped up to the plate to start … Continue reading

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World Book Week 2015

Back-to-back schools last week for the week of World Book Day. A lot of advance planning is always required for these but the enthusiasm of the kids and their eagerness to dive in and get creative always make it all worthwhile. … Continue reading

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Better than any iPad – Irish World

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Islington Museum – last few days

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@WordIslington @IslingtonMuseum And the large-scale pop-up structure before the children got to work on it. pic.twitter.com/pnk3X8YgCs — John O’Leary (@N4John) May 7, 2014

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Pop-up Books at Islington Museum

I’m very pleased to be exhibiting my work at Islington Museum throughout  the month of May as part of Word2014 Festival. In conjunction with the exhibition, I’m hugely excited to be running twelve days of workshops with local primary schools including St. Lukes, … Continue reading

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Pop-ups at St John’s

Some of the work produced by the children at St John the Evangelist School near Angel today. I love the simple but effective graphic style of the green one in the middle. The enthusiasm of the kids in this school … Continue reading

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