We are inviting students to write a poem based on this year's competition theme, 'Looking Ahead'.
Our Poetry Competition is a brilliant opportunity for young writers to compete internationally and showcase their talent. This year, students are invited to write a poem based on the theme 'Looking Ahead'. The competition is open to all COBIS schools, including Applicant schools.
How to enter
Submissions will open on Monday 10 January and close at 3pm (GMT) on Wednesday 2 February 2022. Each school will be able to submit up to two entries per category. Many schools choose to run an internal competition to select these entries.
The categories are:
- Category A: Key Stage 1 & 2
- Category B: Key Stage 3
- Category C: Key Stage 4 & 5
Entries will be submitted via an online form on Zealous. Full details about how to submit your students' entries will be made available on this webpage in January 2022.
Winners and Prizes
The winners will be announced on our website and social media channels in March 2022. The winning poems will be published on our website and may feature at our Annual Conference in May 2022.
A certificate and prize will be awarded to the winner and runner-up of each category.
Winner: £75 Amazon voucher
Runner-up: £25 Amazon voucher
Interested in Judging?
To register your interest in judging the competition, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to read the winning poems from last year's competition, 'Connections'.
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