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VE Day Poetry Competiton: WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Read the entries from the finalists and find out the winner of our poetry competition

We are very pleased to announce the winners of our school’s VE Day Poetry Competition.

We would like to thank everyone who entered for their time, effort and donations.  With over 80 entries ranging from the ages of 4 – 14 years old the competition was fierce and the talent amazing. 

The finalists were chosen by Dick Turpin, our Chairman of the Board of Trustees, who had the following comment:

“I would very much like to congratulate all the entrants for their wonderful creative writing, thoughtfulness and understanding on

the enormous importance to freedom in our lives.  

Many contributors also wrote on the sacrifice that so many have made to defend our freedoms and defeat the powers of oppression and tyranny. I believe it is most important to understand the history of freedom, and how past and present generations have fought for it in many different ways.

This competition is wonderful proof of how our marvellous young people not only understand this, but can write great poems on this subject.

It has been very hard to decide on the finalists and winner and I would like to thank everyone who has taken part for the time and thought they they have put into these poems. Thank you and I salute you. “

Click the names below to read their poems!

The three finalists are:

1.      Harry  (Age 12)  - Winner

2.      Clara (Age 14) – Runner Up

3.      James (Age 13) – Runner Up

A special mention goes to the following for their contribution:

1.     Henry (Age 14)

2.     Teddy (Age 9)