#teslive - Simon Mayo

Simon Mayo will be taking part in a live webchat in the TES studio as part of the run-up to World Book Day.



Simon Mayo



Why tune in?

Simon Mayo took part in a live webchat as part of the run-up to World Book Day.



About our guest:

Simon Mayo is a BBC radio presenter and author of the fast-paced adventure books Itch and Itch Rocks. The central protagonist is a fourteen year old boy who discovers a previously unknown chemical element.



Related resources:

ITCH by Simon Mayo

  • Try these activities based on the children's story by Simon Mayo.

Writing imaginative stories

  • A series of lessons for creating a story, including a story planner and character designer. This also include the EAL resources as well for differentiated classes.

Reading tasks cards

  • Some helpful and engaging activities to get your class started on guided reading.

World Day discussion on the role of books

  • A PowerPoint discussion on books, banning books and censorship.


Find out about all future TES video webchats