Monday, February 08, 2016

Junior Poetry Prize 2016

The theme of this year's Junior Poetry Prize (appropriately, coming up to Valentine's Day) is Love.

Any interpretation of this theme is welcome (love for people, place, things...).

Poems should be fourteen lines or more, and entrants may send as many poems as they wish. You should either hand your poems to your English teacher or type and e-mail them to
Mrs Donnelly on or before the last day of term, Thursday 16th March.

Monday, February 01, 2016

Shakespeare Solos

The Guardian has just launched a useful resource: Shakespeare Solos, in which top actors perform key speeches from the plays. Below, Adrian Lester with the most famous speech of all. Here is Michael Billington on the first six clips.