If you are interested in ensuring that the pupils of your school leave knowing how to address an audience in a confident and articulate way, you are in the right place.
How it works
An Introduction from Nicky Browne
Please have a look around this website and see what our headteachers, class teachers and pupils say. Decide what would suit your school and contact us to get started. This video gives you an overall idea of how our programmes work.
Public Speaking Skills are part of the essential knowledge children need to be educated citizens. This feeds into Educational Authority frameworks which requires schools to develop cultural capital.
Whole School Programme
This programme is designed for children aged 6-11 yrs old. Your staff receive the training and equipment they need to confidently teach public speaking to their class.
Training is onsite and delivered by Mighty Oak founder Nicky Browne. This programme is high energy and impactful, with every staff member taking part. You will receive a manual for each class, which contains clear, easy to follow lesson plans, ensuring every pupil receives a very high standard of teaching.
8-9yrs Team Programme
This programme focuses on building confidence and articulation through teamwork.
The pupils learn the 4 tools of public speaking and put them into action immediately. This programme is action-packed and vibrant, with each pupil being involved and speaking. At the end of the programme the class teacher chooses a team to enter into the competition.
9-10yrs Storytelling Programme and Competition
This 6 week programme takes the class teacher and pupils through the steps to becoming engaging storytellers.
The programme includes a manual, stories, and 6 fast-paced, interactive lessons. At the end of the programme there is a an online international competition accessible to any pupil the teacher wishes to enter.
10-11yrs The Speech Programme and Competition
This 5 week programme teaches the pupils how to create and deliver a well-structured speech.
The pupils are taught how to write a speech with a strong, attention-grabbing opening, clear, well-made points, and a call to action closing. Then they learn how to deliver their speech in a confident manner. At the end of the programme there is an online international competition accessible to any pupil the teacher wishes to enter.
We have staff training programmes to teach new teachers, to support class teachers, and to promote continuous professional development in public speaking and presentation skills.
We will train your staff in person, or through online video training with a carefully created manual to accompany each lesson.
You have the option of individual, group, or whole school training.