Teaching staff celebrate poetry day
Staff and pupils at St Helens Council’s tuition service celebrated National Poetry Day by encouraging students to try their hand at composing verses.
Based at the Beacon Building, staff decided that as part of the drive to include English in all subjects, everyone should get involved.
Using the forum of a haiku, a short style of poem, all pupils and staff produced a poem that portrayed a message. Many students chose to write a message to themselves about their journey through anxiety and/or personal loss.
However others chose to write messages of resilience to all young people who may... read more
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