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As a piece of remote English learning Year 9 have looked at various news articles about the environment and studied a speech by Greta Thunberg. They also looked at three poems by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage  (the Pelaton, The Last Snowman and Lockdown) and were then asked to use all these sources as inspiration for their own poems which expressed their feelings and ideas about today’s world.

We were very impressed with all of them. Click below to read some of them here...

Amelie Boyce                     

This poem by 'Tom Foolery' was published after our students wrote their own poems on the Coronavirus. A similar positive message during this time of uncertainty and well worth listening to...