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National Poetry Day 2021

7 October 2021
National Poetry Day 2021

Language can be used in many ways, and as we develop, it’s important, enriching, and enlightening to learn different kinds of communication and wordplay.

Poetry teaches us the full extent of the expressive possibilities and it is a part of our pupil’s education that can bring them true joy and give them a fantastic way of using their creativity.

This year, we're combining our celebration with LitFest 2021 and are having a Poetry Competition - the theme is Choice to match National Poetry Day. All this week and all of next week we have activities in the LRC - one of which is writing poetry for the LitFest competition!

The National Poetry Society has put together a fantastic list of poems based on the theme which you can read here: https://nationalpoetryday.co.uk/poems/! We highly recommend taking a look.

You can also see poems and other creations from previous years’ themes on the Poetry Society Website, or check out the recommended list of Poetry Books on the National Poetry Day Website

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