Tag Archives: Poetry

Children’s literature of War and Peace in the Twentieth Century

This is a longer post than usual, in celebration of a significant project on children’s literature, undertaken by School of Education [...]

CLiPPA & Foyle Young Poets Award

CLiPPA (Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award) celebrates poetry that has been published for children in the UK and the shortlist for [...]

Are you ready for National Poetry Day (4th Oct)

Tomorrow is National Poetry Day and many teachers and librarians will be hosting poetry events in schools and libraries throughout the count [...]

Shortlisted books for CLiPPA 2018

This morning, the shortlist for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award (CLiPPA) was revealed. There is a free shadowing scheme, w [...]

Read To Inspire : Roger Stevens

Roger Stevens treated our trainee teachers to an entertaining, interactive and inspiring event on poetry this morning. Performing poetry fro [...]

Poetry award shortlist announced with free teaching sequences

The shortlist for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award (CLiPPA) has been announced. This award celebrates outstanding poetry publ [...]

National Poetry Day 6th October 2016

Thursday is National Poetry Day; a day to celebrate all things poetic. Here are some ideas on how you can celebrate with your class:  The 2 [...]

Poetry award shortlist and other award news

CLiPPA (Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award) The shortlist has been announced for the annual poetry prize and includes a novel writt [...]

October 8th is National Poetry Day

Thursday 8th October 2015 is National Poetry Day and what better way to celebrate than listening to some wonderful poems being read out lou [...]

Winners announced for Branford Boase Award and Poetry Prize

     Rosie Rowell and her editor Emily Thomas at Hot Key Books have been selected as the winners of the Branford Boase Award 2015 for th [...]

CLPE Poetry Award shortlist 2015

The CLPE Poetry Award is the only UK prize which celebrates children’s poetry and is an excellent place to start if you’re l [...]

Book Review – Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan

The latest title by Sarah Crossan, the author of The Weight of Water (winner of the UKLA Book Award 2013 ages 7-11) is a beautifully craft [...]
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