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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 (email@example.com) - 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).