Young Writers

Writing - Young City Poets


We have a range of engaging writing programmes for primary and secondary schools.

  • Barbican - Young Writers Poetry

    Young Poets

    Young Poets gives pupils the opportunity to visit famous cultural venues in their city, using the visits to inspire poetry.
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  • Barbican workshop - Young Writers: Poetry

    Lyric Masters

    Lyric Masters uses songwriting to encourage secondary school students to write for pleasure and purpose.
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    Everybody Writes

    Everybody Writes uses four key principles to develop children's writing.
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We have lots of brilliant classroom resources to get your pupils writing.

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Our research into writing provides a strong evidence base for our writing programmes.

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