Not long now till National Poetry Day. What's happening in your school? We've got poems, posters and activity suggestions to help you prepare.
Plus we'd love to see any photos or poems from events or lessons on the day. You can send them to us at email@example.com
'People on the first day of school' shared by Russavia under a Creative Commons Licence, available at commons.wikimedia.org
Poetry By Heart Scotland
Launching soon - Scotland's new national recital competition for pupils in S4-S6! And Liz Lochhead has kindly agreed to be a jduge at the National Finals! Want to find out what the competition involves? Read Poetry By Heart Scotland: at a glance. If you're a local authority and want to register your region or are a teacher who wants to register your school, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Look in our library of resources to find just the right thing to help meet your poetry classroom needs. From Early Years to senior students, we should have something to help with reading and writing and enjoying poetry in a range of ways, across the curriculum.
Poetry competitions can be the ideal way to bring poetry into the classroom. Many offer helpful guidance for teachers, and the prospect of prizes, publication and a real audience can prove highly motivating for pupils. Find out more about competitions for all ages and throughout the year.