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The Poetry Games 2018 Poetry Competition for 11-18 year olds

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If students require more information or want to submit a poem they can either email Mr Joseph or go to the English planning office.

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The Poetry Games 2018 Poetry Competition for 11-18 Year-Olds

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The Poetry Games inspires your students to write for what they believe in! From voicing their opinions to what ignites a passion within them, students can be inspired …

Poetry Competition

The Poetry Games inspires your students to write for what they believe in! From voicing their opinions to what ignites a passion within them, students can be inspired by something or someone that really matters to them.

They can write in any style and play with language as they want to as long as they deliver a powerful, passionate poem that proves the pen is mightier than the sword.

Closing Date: Friday 16th of February 2018

 

Rules

  • Only one entryper student
  • Poems can be written or typed on any theme and in any poetic style
  • Please ensure that all students include their name, surname and age on the student entry form

Prizes

1st Prize – £1000
and the Young Writers’ Award of Excellence for the school sending in the best overall group of entries

2nd Prize – £500
and a trophy

3rd Prize – £250
and a trophy

Plus every participating school will receive a complimentary copy of the book their students feature in!

Our top 5 poets will be invited to turn their poem into a video, which will then be put up for public vote – the most votes wins! 1st place wins an iPad and 4 runners-up each receive a Kindle Fire HD.

(Winners will be chosen from the entries received during the Spring Term 2018.)