You prepare all year and then it's over in a flash - National Poetry Day. How did you mark it in your school? 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
Plus - drum roll please - our new competition Poetry By Heart Scotland is officially up and running! To find out more, register or download resources, click on the link below.
It's here - Scotland's new national recital competition for pupils in S4-S6! And Liz Lochhead has kindly agreed to be a judge 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.