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I write for a range of print and online publications. These include the Times Educational Supplement, Britain Magazine, Filament, Discover Britain Magazine, The Cheltonian and The F word. I contribute regularly to the current affairs site Women’s Views on News, and have also completed writing projects for organisations such as the UK tourist board. Links to some of my work available online can be found below, but please get in touch for a more comprehensive and up to date list of my published writing.


25 October 2009

Primary schools are no utopia of skipping rope and gender blind comradery. Instead, girls are already learning to worry about their looks - and boys are learning male privilege, reports teacher Kate Townshend...

Britain Magazine, 13 February 2012

The Cotswolds, a glorious tapestry woven from parts of Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Wiltshire, is one of the most popular parts of Britain to explore. Read our insider’s guide to find its hidden treasures...

TES Magazine, 4th December 2009

Making friends with colleagues can be extremely rewarding, but beware ruffled feathers. Kate Townshend offers wise advice...

TES Magazine, 18th August 2008

What happens when you leave the comfort of your classroom to tackle subjects and age groups you were never trained for? Kate Townshend finds out...

TES Magazine, 12th May 2008

Playboy is being marketed to pre-teens like Barbie or Bratz. Kate Townshend argues that primary classrooms are not the place for this particular brand....

TES Magazine, 4th August 2008

Teachers are vulnerable to abuse by pupils. Kate Townshend looks at ways to tackle it...

The Cheltonian

Kate Townshend takes in the flavours at Clentenham's new Indian Restaurant 81 The Prom...

Anti-Trafficing - Women's Views on News, 30th March 2012

When is the anti-trafficking side of the sex work line the wrong side to stand?...

Women's Views on News, 25th May 2012

New York might be famous for its theatres, Central Park and the Empire State Building.

But one fact that you probably won’t find in the tourist brochures is that it is also one of the few US states where you can engage in a spot of topless sightseeing and still find yourself entirely within the law...

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