National Poetry Day is a British campaign to promote poetry, including public performances. National Poetry Day was founded in 1994 by William Sieghart. It takes place annually in the UK and Ireland on the first Thursday in October.


 My Favorite Poem

Maureen Brettell, Head Teacher


The True Meaning of Life by Pat A. Fleming

Michelle, TA


Tom, Pastoral Team


Examples of Student’s Poems




Teacher’s Poems



Song written by Stuart Beardsworth, describes how young men join up to the Army not realising the reality of war.

Singer/Guitar – Paul Brown
Banjo – Stuart Beardsworth
Fiddle – Chris Carson