Writing and Editing

school fun
How to Create a Fun Primary School Yearbook 1920 1280 YOLO

How to Create a Fun Primary School Yearbook

School yearbooks can take on any tone and theme that you want. A formal publication, sentimental keepsake or a chance to market to prospective students. But for a primary school yearbook, a publication that is engaging and fun should be top of the list! A fun yearbook relies on a friendly tone, interesting design and…

Yearbook page headings
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How to Perfect Your Yearbook Page Headings

Yearbooks are content dense and rely on good formatting and structure to make sense of the madness! Page headings help to organise content and inform the reader of the subject matter quickly.  Many yearbook readers won’t examine each page in-depth, only searching for content that is relevant to them. This is where the importance of…

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8 Content Ideas to Include in Your 2020 Yearbook

With so many school staples from sporting events to camps being cancelled, it can be tricky to know what to include in your 2020 yearbook. Here are some COVID-19 article ideas to consider: 1. Staff Interviews Yearbooks always have content about different departments and updates from faculties. This year, include interviews with key staff members…

Yearbook design
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How to Maintain Simplicity in a Busy Yearbook

A yearbook full of content is a good thing for both your school and the reader. School events, important notices and great photography should all be highlighted – but how do you retain a sense of calmness and cohesion? Simplicity improves communication and comprehension, which ensures the reader understands the intended message. Here are some…

yearbook articles
The Art of Storytelling: How to write great yearbook articles 2000 1230 YOLO

The Art of Storytelling: How to write great yearbook articles

With a yearbook packed full of great content, writing articles that stands out is no easy feat!  A good piece of writing comprises many elements. The topic, language, structure and even the design play a part in the success of your piece.  Objectives You should have a clear idea of the message you wish to…

Engaging Content for your Yearbook
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Mix it Up! How to Create Engaging Yearbook Content

The best school yearbooks are a captivating blend of photography, graphics and text. They project the school’s vibrancy, culture and achievements in a single attractive publication. A key technique for creating engaging content is to vary the format. There are many ways to tell a story, and you’ll get great results by choosing the approach…

yearbook purpose
What’s in a School Yearbook? Content, Audience & Purpose 2048 1536 YOLO

What’s in a School Yearbook? Content, Audience & Purpose

If your school is weighing up whether to produce an annual yearbook, try starting with some simple starter questions like: What is a School Yearbook? Who is the audience? What benefits does a yearbook provide and what is its purpose? WHAT IS A YEARBOOK? Wikipedia defines a yearbook as “a type of a book published…

Writing your school's story - the right way
Writing Your School’s Story — the Right Way 2048 1365 YOLO

Writing Your School’s Story — the Right Way

Did you know that according to empirical research, we overestimate our own reading comprehension when we read on screen compared to paper? Anne Mangen, Chair of the Action, working at the Reading Centre at the University of Stavanger, tells us that we read faster on a screen and consequently understand less from a screen. This…