2020 Poetry Competition

2020 Poetry Competition
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In school, wanting to be a poet

The competition

Please note this competition is now closed.

We asked students in year 9, 10 and 11 to celebrate our latest collection of poems, 'Belonging', by taking inspiration from one of our poems 'In Wales, wanting to be Italian', and writing their own.

A huge thanks to all those who have entered, we can't wait to get reading with winners been announced in February! In the meantime, why not check out the Belonging collection (PDF, 1.0 MB)?

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This free poetry competitions is open for years 9, 10 and 11 only.  

This competition is open to all UK schools regardless of the exam board you are with for GCSE (9-1) English Literature. 

Closing Date:  Friday 15 January 2021 at 5.00 p.m. (UK time). 

Read our FAQs:

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Prizes

Students with the top entries will be awarded prizes, which will be announced shortly. The winners will be announced in February 2021. 

If you have any further questions about the competition, you can read our FAQs document (PDF | 82.2 KB). Alternatively get in touch at thefullenglish@pearson.com.

Read the competition Terms and Conditions (PDF | 64 KB).