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Discover more poetry with The Poetry Society

Discover more poetry with The Poetry Society

The Poetry Society supports teachers and young people to read and write poetry, with free teaching resources, competitions and advice, as well as the chance to invite a poet to your school, join as a schools member and more.

2020-21 Competition Guide and Calendar

2020-21 Competition Guide and Calendar

Downloadable digital poetry calendar and competition guide 2020-21

Newsletter archive

Newsletter archive

Browse past e-newsletters for tips and information

Take part in the CLiPPA Shadowing Scheme 2020

Take part in the CLiPPA Shadowing Scheme 2020

The CLiPPA (Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award) is the only award for published poetry for children in the UK. Alongside the award CLPE run a schools shadowing scheme, get involved in the 2020 scheme… 

Poems out of the box

Poems out of the box

Starter kits to help your class develop confidence to learn a poem by heart