First Story Book Launch!

Wednesday 27 June 2018

APA proudly run 'Our First Story' programme - a creative-writing workshops led by writer-in-residence Juno Dawson.


This year we proudly launch Blood & Spit Samples - an anthology of new writing by the First Story students at Ark Putney Academy. 

The artwork was designed by one of our Year 10 students, Sinead Brown.

First Story believes there is dignity and power in every person’s story, and here you’ll find young people expressing themselves in their own unique voices.

Our APA contributors are:


Abdullah Elreedy

Maicha Gilbert

Maia Almeida Goodwin

Thessica Lohan

Holly Middleton

Kaspar Ormison

Tommy Rebok

Victoria Rebok

Nicolette Zaire-Beroud

Luca Schmetzer

Ayla Stone-Kilborne

Adala Fareeha Taibek

Taylor Vaughans


The book launch will take pace on the 27th June 2018 at 17:00pm in the Drama Theatre and parents are encouraged to come along and see what we have achieved!