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Back to School this week with Writesize


We’d like to introduce you to Writesize!

 

Writesize is a local Black Country company, that we are keen to promote and get involved with. Here at Maddison Media we want to ensure that all children get the best possible start to their education and believe Writesize are the way forward! They supply bespoke writing pencils specifically designed for children’s hands.

 

Take a look at their video here

 

 

Check out their website -  www.writesize.org

 

 

We are hoping to produce their media coverage and organise their events to help promote this fantastic product line and business!

 

Did you see them on Dragons Den recently!?

Here is an extract about it from local newspaper, The Stourbridge News:

Write Size has developed a range of pencils to scale for children aged two to 10 in an attempt to make handwriting less daunting, easier to learn and more enjoyable.

When seeing the products for the first time, dragon Sarah Willingham said: “This is either bonkers or genius.”

The Write Size concept was originally brought to life by Ross in 2012 after watching his young children struggling to learn to write with a tool which was not in proportion to their hands.

He said: “It took two years to get the initial idea off the drawing board. We kicked started a number of research programmes with teachers, children and parents which reaffirmed the impractical use of adult sized pencils when teaching children to write.

“Around 14 billion pencils are sold yearly, yet they only come in one size – the right size for adults’ hands, and yet a five year old’s hands are only 50 per cent as big as an adult’s. Clearly this makes a pencil feel twice as long as it does to us.”

Ross added: “Working closely with my team, we decided that getting our product onto the Dragons’ Den was an opportunity to pursue.

“At the very least, it would give us a platform to get people talking about the logic of the product.”

Since filming, the company’s products have being launched in a number of retailers across the UK including Webbs Garden Centres, LPC Stationers, Ruddocks of Lincoln and national retailer Rymans, while they are also available in New Zealand and the Middle East.”

Read the full article here.

 

Added: 09 Sep 2016 10:35


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