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Send us your poems and Scratch coding projects!

About Us is all about exploring the many ways life across the universe is connected. If you’re aged 4-18, send us your poems and/ or Scratch projects on the theme of ‘connectivity and the universe‘, to win books and tech goodies, talent development opportunities, and free workshops for your school.

It is FREE to enter. All entrants will receive an e-certificate for participating. Entries should explore the infinite ways we are connected to the universe, the natural world, and one another. Find out more here, and read the rules. Check out lots of resources to inspire you here.

If you’re a teacher, access our specially created lesson plans, designed to help your students create poems for the competition.

  • The competition closes at 23:59 on 31 August 2022.
  • Anyone aged 4-18 on the 31 August 2022 is eligible.
  • Poems should be no more than 20 lines long. Coding entries must not exceed 90 seconds in length.
  • Poetry entries are accepted in English or Welsh, but you can include phrases in your mother tongue or another language.
  • If you would like to enter in Braille or British Sign Language, or if you require any information about the competition in an alternative format, please contact AboutUs@poetrysociety.org.uk.

Take a look at these instructions for how to create a project in the coding programme, Scratch, and enter it into the competition.

For any queries on how to share your work with us, please contact:
poetry queries – aboutus@poetrysociety.org.uk
coding queries – aboutus@stemettefutures.org

 

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