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Taking Refuge In Poetry

18th October 2023

To celebrate National Poetry Day in Upper School, students were challenged to write a poem on the subject of ‘Refuge’. There were many very moving entries which gave the English…

Poetry Pleases

16th November 2022

Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 were inspired by visiting poet Adisa earlier this term. He came in on National Poetry Day to perform and run workshops. The students…

Poetry Competition Entries Shout Loudly

6th December 2021

The English Department challenged students in Years 7, 8 & 9 to write a poem of no more than 40 lines with the title ‘My Big Mouth’ as part of…

Two Sides to Every Poem – Blake-Inspired Verse by Y9

11th February 2021

English students in Year 9 have been studying Wiliam Blake’s ‘Songs of Innocence and of Experience’. Teacher Zoe explains: “These poems are influenced by Blake’s ‘The Lamb’ from ‘Songs of…

Shaping words and communities with Year 2

28th January 2021

Our Year 2 students have been very busy working on their handwriting, vocabulary and playing with words as part of their topic of Communities. Teacher Kim said: “We have been…

Poetry and pictures from Year 3

28th January 2021

Our Y3 students have been sharing a lot of wonderful work from KASConnected classrooms and it really showcases their talents. Teacher Sally said: “We have been writing poems this week…

Poetry please: National Poetry Day

13th October 2020

World Poetry Day came around again on October 1st which the school marked with our annual poetry competition in the Upper School. This year’s theme was ‘Vision’ and we were…

Year 3 get poetic with their art

8th October 2020

Lower School Artist in Residence Kat worked with students in Y3 to create drawings using oil and chalk pastels in response to a poem by Michael Rosen called ‘Introduction Song’….

Drawing between the lines – Y9

19th May 2020

In Art, Year 9 students have been doing a project on ‘Blackout poetry’. They’ve taken pre-existing pages from books and isolated words and phrases from the page to make a…

Perfect poems from Year 6

22nd April 2020

Students in Adele and Sophie’s Y6 classes have been creating beautiful poems full of characters.

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