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Creative Writing Magic Money Cards

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Media Coverage

BBC TV News has twice interviewed schoolboy Crawford Johnston on the success of his Creative Writing Magic Money Cards. Press comment has proved powerfully supportive.

TES (Times Educational Supplement)

"Well thought out! Quite Excellent!"
Reviews Editor, The Teacher (the National Union of Teachers magazine)

"Empowers learners and encourages them to work independently. Relevant and accessible. Would support any creative writing scheme of work or homework."
Reviews Nate (National Association for the Teaching of English)

"Magnificent. A most remarkable idea."
International best selling author Alexander McCall Smith

World Famous Author praises Oundle schoolboy
First Eleven Magazine (an education magazine)

"I think they're brilliant and can see why schools and councils are picking them up. Fantastically clever to have put so many writing ideas together in that format.'s really a great idea."
Award winning author Meg Rosoff

"A genius way for kids to have fun while improving writing skills and scoring top marks in exams. And learning how to become an entrepreneur, too."
London Mums Magazine

"Selling across the world."
Schools Improvement Net

"Crawford, 15, sees creative writing resources go global"
SecEd Magazine

"Road to the Isles"

"New Year, New Continent."
Guide to Independent Schools

"Parenting News: Young Schoolboy Praised for Creative Invention for Improving Literacy Skills"

"Crawford's business idea is going from strength to strength. Let's celebrate entrepreneurial spirit in the young!"
Teacher's blog

"Award Winning Authors Join In the Praise For Schoolboy's Education Idea"
Inspiring Young People

"One year in business!"
Guide to Independent Schools

"English teaching aid entrepeneur is still at school himself"
Glasgow Evening Times
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"Award Winning Authors Join In The Praise For Schoolboy's Education Idea"
Inspiring People

"Young entrepreneur makes learning magic. Pupil celebrates first anniversary of his business."
Northamptonshire Telegraph

Creative writing: Crawford plays his cards write - success spreads overseas
Peterborough Evening Telegraph

"Helps with English grammar teaching. Fun and Competitive."

"Encouraging learning: Magic Cards are a credit to Crawford"
Peterborough Evening Telegraph

"The cards help pupils to use advanced words, grammar and language."
Attain Magazine (an education magazine)

"It allows exploration of simple concepts such as time and temperature, as well as the more advanced usage of metaphors, assonance, alliteration and onomatopoeia."
Oundle School News

"Boy's Card Business is Booming"
Glasgow Evening Times

"Peterborough's main newspaper makes award after Creative Writing Magic Money Cards are distributed to all 70 Primary and Secondary schools in the city by the Assistant Director of Education."
Pride in Peterborough Award

Mayor of the City of Peterborough

"Exciting and creative"
Shailesh Vara, Member of Parliament for North West Cambridgeshire

"Creative Writing Magic Money Cards deserve to be in every school in the country. The improvement they bring in English skills is astonishing."
Stewart Jackson, Member of Parliament for Peterborough