YoungMinds: Mental Health Campaigning in Tower Hamlets
This month YoungMinds launched 'Mark Your Mind' - a powerful new campaign informing young people and families about mental health.
Busta Rhyme Poetry Competition for 11-18 Year-Olds
Busta Rhyme gives your students the opportunity to write a poem about something they feel passionately about. Read on to find out more about lyrical poetry and how to enter this fantastic competition!
Guest blog by The Emergency Poet, National Poetry Day Ambassador
Guest blog from National Poetry Day Ambassador, Deborah Alma, who's better known as The Emergency Poet.
Deborah is an experienced workshop facilitator and a highly skilled practitioner with a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Birmingham (First Class) and an MA in Creative Writing (with Distinction) from Keele University.
Guest blog by Liz Brownlee, National Poetry Day Ambassador
Liz Brownlee is a poet with a sidekick! Lola, is Liz's amazing medical alert dog. Visit Liz's website to find lots of poems, but especially animal poems!
Guest blog by Joshua Seigal, National Poetry Day Ambassador
Guest blog from National Poetry Day Ambassador, Joshua Seigal.
Joshua Seigal is an award-winning poet, performer and educator who uses poetry to develop literacy skills and inspire confidence and creativity in communication.
Guest blog by Jan Dean, National Poetry Day Ambassador
Guest blog from National Poetry Day Ambassador, Jan Dean.
Jan Dean has published two collections of poetry (Macmillan and & Blackie) and has had poems published in over a hundred anthologies. Her latest collection is The Penguin in Lost Property - written with Roger Stevens.
Poetry Safari for 5-7 Year-Olds
Brand new for September 2016 Poetry Safari invites your pupils to write roar-some animal-inspired poetry!
Guest blog by Rachel Rooney, National Poetry Day Ambassador
Guest blog from Rachel Rooney, National Poetry Day Ambassador 2016. Rachel has both won, and been shortlisted, for the CLiPPA Award for her poetry collections ‘The Language of Cat’ and ‘My Life as a Goldfish’.
Once Upon A Dream for 7-11 Year-Olds
Join the BFP (The Big Friendly Poet) as he teaches pupils about 4 poetic techniques in a fun and informative way for our latest primary school competition, 'Once Upon A Dream'.