Programme Resource

Young Bradford Poets participants' area

Added 11 Nov 2020


Current opportunities

We are currently seeking schools in Bradford to get involved in our fully funded poetry programme for class groups of students in Years 5 to 9 from Spring 1, 2022. The project will run throughout the school year and will involve:

  • A memorable experience with a local cultural partner, through a class visit or similar activity
  • A poetry workshop with local professional poet, in-school or virtual

To register your interest please email Penny Newell


Participant information

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

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Contact us

If you have any questions about the project, please contact Penny Newell - Project Manager.