the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress
Poets in their element
08 February 2019
Keen writers across Senior School are encouraged to enter the Senior School Poetry competition. This year’s topic is the four elements - earth, water, air, fire - although poems need not necessarily include all four.
The deadline for entries is Friday 1 March 2019 and with half term on the horizon this means that writers will have plenty of time to get creative.
There is a prize for winning entries - see outline of the competition below - and the winners will be invited to participate in a special event in the library alongside an invited Guest Speaker.
We hope that lots of pupils will enter this competition. Good luck to all!
Topic: The 4 elements (earth, water, air, fire) - need not be all 4 but can be if you want.
Deadline: Friday 1st March 2019.
How to submit: E-mail Mr Gray (firstname.lastname@example.org) - embed in e-mail message or Microsoft Word (no other format).
Length: 40 lines max (doesn’t need to rhyme, although it can if you want).
Judges: The seven teachers of English other than Mr Gray (will not be your Head of Year).
Guest speaker: Will host a special event in the library, to celebrate with the winners.
Prizes: A fabulous trophy for the winner of each Key Stage (KS3, 4 and 5); book vouchers of £10 for the runners-up and £15 for the winners in each Key Stage (nine overall).