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5th March 2021

Oakham School Poetry Competition – now open for entries!

Calling all creative writers! The 2021 Oakham School Poetry Competition is now open to all pupils between the ages of 11 and 18.

Simply write a poem in English of no more than 48 lines on the theme of ‘New Beginnings’ and send it as a Microsoft Word or PDF document to oakhampoetry@oakham.rutland.sch.uk

The competition is free to enter and will be judged in two categories: 11–13 years and 14–18 years.

The winning entries in each category will receive a top prize of £50 and a second prize of £25, as well as additional prizes for commended poems.

The competition will close at noon on Friday 26 March 2021 and the winners will be announced on Thursday 22 April 2021.

For more information on how to enter, go to https://www.oakham.rutland.sch.uk/academic/subjects/english/oakham-school-poetry-competition

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