Prize Time For Students’ Rhyme

Young poets are celebrating after winning prizes in Moseley Park’s competition to find the best budding bards in Key Stage 3.

More than 100 entries were received for the contest – with students in Year 7 and 8 rising to the challenge of writing a poem on the topic of their choice.

After much deliberation the following students were chosen as the winners:

Year 8:

First Prize – Zinal Patel – ‘The Star’

Joint Second Prize  – Nathaniel Rose-Green – ‘Winter’ and Holly Foxall – ‘Being With My Family’

Year 7:

First Prize – Chloe Butler – ‘The Perfect Recipe’

Second Prize – Sean Smith – ‘Tell Them’

Mrs Akande, who organised the competition, said: “We had more than 100 entries, so thank you to all students who entered the competition. Many of you have shown a real flair for writing poetry. Congratulations to the winners; we hope you enjoy spending your vouchers and continue to write poetry.”