Poetry Performances

This category is open to KS2 Primary and KS3 Secondary aged students. 


Communicate the ideas, thoughts and feelings in the poem, respond to the language and rhythm of the poem with intonation, natural gestures, pace and projection. 

The performance can be a favourite published poem, verse or written by the student.

Primary students 

This can be a class ensemble performance, a duo or a solo performance.

It can last only 1-2 minutes in length

There are 2 age ranges

  • Y3 & Y4
  • Y5 & Y6

Secondary students

This is either a solo or duo performance.

It can only last a maximum of 2 minutes in length

It is open to students in Year 7, 8 & 9

Please see the resources and ideas section to help students choose poems and performance tips and techniques!


18th June 2021 – Closing date for entries.