This page is for schools involved in Young Blackpool Poets, and provides resources and key information for running the programme. Downloads on this page will only be accessible to schools registered for Young Blackpool Poets.
If you are not registered but would like to know more, visit our Young Poets programme page, to find out which areas we work in, and how to get involved.
We provide resources and curriculum-linked lesson plans, to support a teacher to deliver the following programme:
We recommend that students work in the following order:
Step 1: Getting started - Starter activities for writing poetry
Step 2: Ideas-generation stage - Your memorable class experience
Step 3: Development - A workshop with your allocated poet complemented by poetry development activities and lessons
Step 4: Performance and anthology - We will prepare an anthology of students' poems and provide opportunities for performance
If you have any questions about the project, please contact Sean Cumming, Young Poets Project Manager.