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The Poetry By Heart 2020-21 calendar

The Poetry By Heart 2020-21 calendar

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Poem of the Week

Poem of the Week

Poems to enjoy together and fun ways of sharing them out loud and by heart. Sign up and we'll send you an email once a week with a link to a poem to share and an activity to try with it.

Poetry By Heart Home Learning Challenge

Poetry By Heart Home Learning Challenge

Choose a poem. Learn it by heart. Get ready to share it aloud.

Choose A Poem 11+

Choose A Poem 11+

Links and videos to help you choose poems to read and enjoy, learn and perform.

Exploring through drawing

Exploring through drawing

Choose a poem you love and explore it in your own drawing or visual design. Here are some examples to get started.

Discover more poetry with CLPE’s Poetryline

Discover more poetry with CLPE’s Poetryline

The CLPE Poetryline has lots of poems for children and young people, poet performance videos and interviews. It's all free to explore and enjoy.

Discover more poetry with The Children’s Poetry Archive

Discover more poetry with The Children’s Poetry Archive

The Children’s Poetry Archive offers hundreds of recordings of poets reading their work and fabulous collections of children’s poetry to explore free of charge.

Bristol By Heart

Bristol By Heart

The Bristol 2021 Poetry and Memory Competition is a one poem summer Poetry By Heart competition for children and young people in Bristol and the surrounding area. It’s organised by the University of Bristol’s Metre and Memorisation project funded by the Brigstow Institute in collaboration with Poetry by Heart.