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Charlotte Rance

Charlotte Rance

Oxford University Press

12:15 - 13:00

Unlocking wonderland: the magic of stories in the primary classroom

TARGET AGE GROUP: Primary School

14:30 - 15:15

Concurrent Sessions


Wouldn’t you love to sprinkle a little bit of fairy dust over your classroom? Come and explore the enchanted realm of storytelling in the primary classroom. Whether you’re looking for strategies to tame the big bad grammar wolf, or your students need the confidence and vocabulary to talk their way out of the witch’s house, stories can help you create a vibrant language learning environment that allows learners to excel. Discover how storytelling can fit seamlessly into your curriculum, helping you to nurture a life-long love of language in your classroom.



Charlotte Rance is a Senior Professional Development Consultant in the UK offices of OUP. After two decades in ELT, Charlotte brings knowledge and experience from her classroom practice, and roles including school management, educational sales and materials development. Charlotte has been a teacher trainer since 2012 and is part of the OTA author team. She has also contributed to a number of publications, including teacher’s books, education blogs and journals. Her area of focus is promoting student-centred learning, and as a trainer, she aims to provide practical strategies that teachers can really use. In her free time, Charlotte likes to solve puzzles and play board games.