Registrations are going well for our new competition, Poetry By Heart Scotland! If you're worried that you've missed out, don't panic - there's still time to register your school. To find out more, register or download the resources and suitable poems, click on the link below. Plus don't forget to check in with Making Makars - new teaching resources this month for primary and secondary.
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It's here - Scotland's new national recital competition for pupils in S4-S6! Want to find out what the competition involves? Read Poetry By Heart Scotland: at a glance. Wnat to download resources and poems? Click here. If you're a local authority and want to register your region or are a teacher who wants to register your school, email email@example.com POST-1914 LIST OF POEMS NOW UP!
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.