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Our 2020 Under 18s Poetry Competition winners!

We are delighted to announce this year’s Under 18s Poetry Competition winners! From over 1500 submissions and after much deliberation this year’s winners are:

Ages 6 – 10: Alexander Robertson, Age 6

Ages 11 – 13: Sophie Arterton, Age 12

Ages 14 – 18: Anna Hagan, Age 14

A huge congratulations to this year’s winners! Submissions across the age categories was of an incredibly high standard and we would like to thank everyone who submitted a poem to this year’s competition. You can listen to all of this year’s shortlisted poems below in our audio anthology. If you would like a physical copy of this year’s anthology, they are available for £3.50 and are available here.

Thank you to all those that have taken part, to school office staff, teachers and parents. Thank you also to Dominic King at BBC Radio Kent, Lucy at Lucy in the Sky Productions, Dr Alan Payne and Steph Avery-Renolds at Sailor Made Arts.