Bring poetry alive in the classroom

Poetry by Heart_less whiteChildren are now required to learn and perform poetry as a statutory part of the new National Curriculum for English. Poetry by Heart will support schools in transforming their poetry sessions, building teacher confidence and pupil engagement.

Competition time!

Step 1: Film your pupils reciting one of their favourite – this can be done in pairs, in a group or on their own!

Step 2: Simply email your short films to, including the best way to send in your videos.

The prize The winning school will receive an exciting and hands-on  workshop with poet, Brian Moses. The closing date is Friday 4th July 2014. All of the performances will be watched and judged by one of the poets featured in Poetry by Heart, as well as the author. The winning performance will be announced by the end of term! Give your class some ideas with ‘read-aloud’ recordings of different poems featured in Poetry by Heart!

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