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Y11 English Trip to Poetry Live

This event will take place on 27/02/2023

Location: Bridgewater Hall

This exciting annual event will provide your child with an entertaining and valuable insight into the poetry that he is studying as part of his English Literature GCSE. Highlights include:


  • Live poetry readings from the poets your child is studying (Simon Armitage, John Agard, Carol Ann Duffy and Imtiaz Dharker)
  • Opportunities to ask questions directly to these poets and hear their personal responses
  • Sessions with the Chief Examiners on the skills which are vital for success in GCSE English Literature
  • Sessions on how to approach unseen poems and how to compare poems effectively