Could you be a Youth Slam star? If you think you can, then enter The Poetry Society’s competition, judged by Sabrina Mahfouz.
The 6 UK youth winners will share the slam stage Sabrina Mahfouz.
You have until
September 30so “Pick up your pen, pick up your mouth, and start making sense.” th at midnight,
All details here:
The Poetry Society.
Never Such Innocence invites all 9-16 year olds to send poems or artwork inspired by the events of the First World War.
To sign your school up for the 2017/18 competition please email firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up to the newsletter here .
Never Such Innocence publishes a resource to stimulate responses to the competition – it provides an overview of the Great War and is split into sections. The resource is
free to download and they will post copies to your school free of charge!
Never such Innocence.
Why not write poems on the theme of Freedom and combine it with National Poetry Day?
Find some super ideas/teachers’ notes on how to write ‘Freedom Poems’ for National Poetry Day (28th September) on Mike Fergusen’s blog –
Scottish Poetry Library hold “Poetry for Peanuts” – a laid-back family poetry hour on the first Wednesday of every month.