Counting Achievement Through Poetry

Year on year, our National Poetry Day programmes prove popular and successful right across the country and we’ve developed a whole range of programmes to tie in with the 2024 theme of Counting: Counting Achievement Through Poetry.

Soundscape Poetry

Those pupils who said they don’t like poetry will be writing furiously at the end of this magical workshop.  

Personification Poetry

What if Stonehenge could tell us all it has seen over the millennia – and all it has heard, too? What if your school gates could share with us all the comings and goings they have seen for years? And what about that well-thumbed book on the library shelf? This highly imaginative and interactive workshop … Read More

Refuge Rhymes – Poetry

Inspiring and Reflective Poetry workshops for both Primary and Secondary Schools exploring the theme of “Refuge”   “The immersion aspect was particularly effective in engaging the pupils and this led to high standards of written poetry. All teachers were full of praise for the workshops and were delighted with the pupil outcomes and engagement. We … Read More

A Celebration in Rhyme

Working with up to 420 children to create and perform a School Poem in just one day! A celebration in Rhyme has been developed to help celebrate the stories your pupils love in verse – by writing and performing a collaborative School Poem in just a single day!   “The girls at Glendower LOVED the … Read More

Collaborative Poetry 

Workshop Description These workshops can last between 30 and 90-minutes, depending on the number of classes you would like to take part – and, as they can lead to poems on any subject of your choice, they provide a fantastic way of linking poetry to other areas of the curriculum! After exploring what makes a … Read More

Poetry Live!

Poetry Live – Join one of our team for live workshops, beamed straight to the classroom! (Streamed Workshop)   “Thank you so much – it was lovely to work with you. The children all had a wonderful day. According to one of mine it was the BEST day EVER!” Braywood CE First School (Streamed Poetry … Read More

Messages from Space

What do we know about Neptune? What’s the science of Saturn? And how is our understanding of Uranus?  

The Poetry of Shakespeare

With many of Shakespeare’s characters, it’s definitely not a case of “what you see is what you get”. So this engaging activity puts them centre stage by bringing out both the visible and the invisible. Macbeth plays the role of the loyal subject – but inside he’s a mass of seething ambition.

The Poet-Tree

From tiny acorns … great verses grow … Every tree starts as a seed – a seed that germinates and flourishes. And every poem starts with an idea – an idea that finds its form in words. In both cases, the journey to fruition is an organic one. And while neither topiarist nor poet can … Read More

Outdoor Poetry

Across both the centuries and the continents, poets have taken inspiration from the outdoor world. And this intriguing workshop gives your children the chance to do the same! Using your own school grounds as a resource in themselves, we’ll guide pupils through a process enabling them to see ordinary things in extraordinary ways – and … Read More