We want every child at School 21 to find their voice – metaphorically and


Towards Dialogic Teaching - Robin Alexander

The key text on how to bring oracy to the classroom. This is the book that has had a big influence on how the right kind of talk can lead to better thinking and better understanding.

Presence: How to Use Positive Energy for Success in Every Situation - Patsy Rodenburg

Written by one of the great voice coaches from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, this is a guide to using your voice and gaining confidence.

Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds

How to write and perform a Ted style talk.

Do Story: How to Tell Your Story So the World Listens - Babette Buster

How to make any story you tell really compelling.

Neil Mercer’s exploratory talk: https://thinkingtogether.educ.cam.ac.uk

One of the great oracy academics.