Poetry by Heart is back!

Posted by rsl11 at Oct 25, 2019 10:10 AM |
The national poetry recitation competition returns for KS 2 - KS4. Register now to take part!

Poetry By Heart is back with more competition options, expanded website resources for teaching and learning about poetry, and an exciting new partnership to bring more benefits to teachers and pupils in association with the English Association, The Poetry Society, The Poetry Archive and Homerton College.

  • Individual and group recitation competition entries for Key Stage 2, 3 and 4
  • More GCSE poems on the Key Stage 4 anthology timeline and a new showcase of Romantic poetry
  • New anthology timelines for Key Stage 2 and 3
  • New Teaching Zone with curated collections of poetry teaching resources

The 2019-2020 competition will launch on National Poetry Day. The school round of the competition will start after October half term and run until February half term. County and regional winners will be selected by our expert poetry recitation judges. National finals events will take place in late March 2020. Sign up now to our pre-registration list to be the first to hear all the competition details when we go live.

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