Poetry by Heart Competition

On Friday 6th February our Year 12 students, Maya Engledow became a winner, and Rosie Goodman became a runner-up in the county phase of the Poetry by Heart competition .
 

On Friday 6th February our Year 12 students, Maya Engledow became a winner, and Rosie Goodman became a runner-up in the county phase of the Poetry by Heart competition .

All judges praised both girls for their outstanding achievement ; they were " deeply moved by their enthusiasm and commitment ; the choice of poems and impressed by their outstanding performances". 
 
 Julie Blake, Poetry by Heart  Programme Director , also personally thanked our school for " inspiring our students to enjoy poetry and take it to heart " , and for helping them have their courage to perform it for others . Students from Springwood have been participating in this competition for three years and have already  won in the county finals twice.
 
Now both Maya and Mrs Morris are invited to the National final in Cambridge ( 17-19 March) at Homerton College.