Poetry

In July 2017, poet and literary critic Theresa Munoz visited secondary schools in Teesside, Middlesbrough and Darlington on the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour.

Find out how Jennifer Horan, Network Librarian at Kemnay Academy in Aberdeenshire, used Jackie Kay's Authors Live broadcast as inspiration for a brilliant performance poetry project with her young writers group.

Read this fantastic case study about how two teachers used the poetry of James Carter to inspire large-scale creativity!

Create a character and write a dramatic monologue from that character's point of view with these fantastic resources. Inspired by the work of Steven Camden, one of the most respected spoken word artists in the UK, these resources will help your pupils create a fully realised character and have fun bringing them to life through performance poetry.

Resources to help your students stage their own rap battle

Discover or rediscover three of Burns best-loved poems alongside three great Liz Lochhead poems, chosen to complement or contrast them