Pobble Champions

Meet the brilliant teachers using Pobble to inspire their pupils to write and championing it around the world!

Trusted by thousands of teachers around the world.

Vinny Turner

Vinny Turner

St Teresa's Catholic Primary ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ


"I champion Pobble because it's a great way to share and celebrate children's writing to a wider audience, so it becomes more meaningful for them."

Twitter: mr_v_turner

Andi Price

Andi Price

Ranches Primary School ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช

Year 6 Class Teacher

"I champion Pobble because I love to see pupils collaborating and congratulating each other on their writing success. Using WAGOLLs is a big part of my teaching and Pobble is second to none for this. It's simple, easy to use and a huge vault of great age related work."

Twitter: MrAndiPrice


Charlotte Smythe

Richmond Academy ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

Early Years Writing Lead โ€ข Reception Class Teacher

"I champion Pobble because it ignites a spark in children's minds and takes them into realms of imagination. I use the Pobble 365 daily photos to promote high quality talk which inspires and motivates the children to write."

Twitter: misssmythe_HT

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Rachel Wilding

Smart Vision School ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช


"I champion Pobble for many reasons: 
1. As a teacher you can search and view thousands of pieces of childrenโ€™s work for ideas for planning.
2. Children can also do the same and magpie ideas for vocabulary, sentence structure and more. 
3. Evidence for external inspections!
4. Endless support from the Pobble team. 
5. Genuine publishing for children."

Twitter: rachwilddxb

Louise Robinson

Louise Robinson

Pannal Primary School ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

Year 5 teacher

"I champion Pobble because it's the one tool for writing I can always use wherever I am in the writing sequence. I love the fact that itโ€™s not a scheme so I can use Pobble whenever I need it."

Facebook: Pobble 365 group

Ashlea Pettigrew-Stoll

Ashlea Pettigrew-Stoll

Armitage C of E Primary School ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

Assistant Headteacher

"I champion Pobble because I believe in the magic of writing and its power to be able to take people to different places."


Andrew Clark

Chorley St James' CofE Primary ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

Deputy Headteacher

"I champion Pobble because it provides a great platform for children's writing to be shared. It's an amazing repository of children's work from across the world which is searchable and allows both children and teachers to access hundreds of great examples of writing! Pobble also provides great ideas and wonderful pictures which inspire children to write well!"

Twitter: MrCStJames

Chelsea Hughes

Chelsea Hughes

Newton International Academy, Barwa City ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Year 4 teacher

"I champion Pobble because I love making writing more exciting; whether it is planning, teaching or moderating! Pobble allows teachers to have an abundance of resources at their fingertips. It is a great way to share children's writing and celebrate success!"

Twitter: MissHughesQatar

Sam Keys

Sam Keys

St Bede's RC Primary School ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

Deputy Headteacher

"I champion Pobble because of its instant impact on the children I teach. In one place, I can give my pupils a worldwide audience for their writing, build lessons with engaging content, view WAGOLLs and inspire learners."

Twitter: mrkeys_dht


Russell Smart

Russel Smart

Kings' School Al Barsha ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช

Assistant Headteacher

"I champion Pobble because I love the collaboration and peer feedback that Pobble enables us to provide to our students. The feedback that they receive from their peers, their families and the international community empowers and inspires our writers to improve. The worldwide audience gives them a purpose for writing and a platform to share with their families back in their home countries."

Twitter: rustysmart

Jo Bishop

Jo Bishop

Gosbecks Primary School ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

Teacher โ€ข Literacy Lead

"I champion Pobble because we have been a Pobble school for a number of years and actively engage in its resources and publishing work. We have noticed the significant benefits it has had on the engagement of the pupils across the school and the quality of writing produced. It gives the children a purpose for writing!"


Siobhan Cordery

Ashford Park Primary School ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

Class teacher โ€ข English team

"I champion Pobble because it has allowed us to moderate effectively across the school and build assessment portfolios which can be built upon throughout the year. Pobble also motivates our children to become published authors and boosts their confidence in their writing."

Twitter: Ashford_Park

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Kendal Barrett-Brown

North Bridge House Prep School ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

Assistant Head of Year 4

"I champion Pobble because it has stimulated a love of writing in my school. Children's confidence and ability to take risks when creating descriptive stories or informative reports is a pleasure to see. The pupil logins allow easy access to lessons and the ability for students to upload their own work."

Mark Pitblado

Mark Pitblado

Aberhill Primary School ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ

Class Teacher

"I champion Pobble because it provides rich and motivating content for learners that supports their learning significantly. It also provides a huge resource base for teachers to create powerful writing lessons that support the good teaching of writing."

Facebook: Mark Pitblado

Anna Aspery

Anna Aspery

Kirkbymoorside Primary School ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

KS2 Co-ordinator

"I champion Pobble because both staff and the children really enjoy using the site and we have had fantastic feedback from children, staff and parents. The children feel a huge sense of pride when their writing is published and they are constantly checking to see whether other children have commented on their work."

Twitter: @KMSClass8

Chris Dyson

Chris Dyson

Parklands Primary School ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ


"I champion Pobble because it makes writing exciting for the children. The hard work planning and resourcing allows the teachers to deliver with ease. All round well-being!"

Twitter: chrisdysonHT


Kate Bodle

St. Mary's Preparatory School ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

Deputy Headteacher 

"I champion Pobble because engaging children to write in a meaningful way makes them really excited about writing, as a school leader I can see the impact it has for staff, parents and most of all our students."

Twitter: katebodle

Pauline Penney

Pauline Penney

Newton International School, D-Ring ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ


"I champion Pobble because it gives our pupils a purpose for writing. Our pupils love it, our parents love it and the resourcing and tools for our teachers are a huge help in reducing their workload."

Twitter: penney_p

Chloe Goodridge

Chloe Goodridge

Akeley Wood Junior School ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

Head of English Year 5 teacher

"I champion Pobble because it's a great way to work collaboratively with both children and adults around the world. The students love engaging with pupils of different ages, from different schools and even different countries! This international community also allows teachers to discuss work, share ideas and inspire innovative teaching methods."

Twitter: GoodridgeChloe 

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Chris Willan

Water Primary School ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ


"Pobble has had a huge impact on our writing. As well as accelerated progress, weโ€™ve seen a greater depth and creativity to pupilsโ€™ writing."

Twitter: ChrisWillan78 

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