Programme Resource

Young Nottingham Poets participants' area

Added 12 Nov 2020


Current opportunities

We are currently seeking schools in Nottingham to get involved in our fully funded poetry programme for class groups of students in Years 5 to 9 from Autumn 2021. The project will run throughout the school year and will involve:

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

To register your interest please email Sean Cumming, Young Poets Project Manager.


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Participant information

This area is for schools involved in the Young Nottingham Poets project. Downloads on the page will only be accessible to schools registered on the programme.

For 2021, we are delivering the project remotely, supporting you with activities suited to home or school learning.

We recommend that students work in the following order:

Step 1: Getting started - Starter activities for writing poetry

Step 2: Ideas-generation stage - The poetry 'trail'

Step 3: Development - A workshop with your allocated poet alongside 'development activities'

Step 4: Performance and anthology - We will prepare an anthology of students' poems and provide opportunities for performance

Download the relevant zip file for all of the resources and detailed teacher guidance.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the project, please contact Sean Cumming, Young Poets Project Manager.