Poetry Slam Final

Winners with trophy compressed


Emily Sweetman

Lucy Barks

Anna Harris

Frankie Cullen




For the last few weeks several hundred Year 7 students have been studying poetry, working in groups to create and perform their own poems on one of these subjects: Child Soldiers, Girls’ Education, Refugees and Water + Sanitation.  Following in-school competitions 12 groups took part in the final, held at Bemahague on 7th July.  The judges were impressed by the empathy shown by each group, and the polish of their performances, as well as the poetry techniques they employed.  It was very difficult to choose a winner.  In the end a group from St Ninians’ won with their poem They Will not Listen

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