23rd April 2021
At the beginning of this half term, all Year 7 classes took part in a virtual poetry workshop with Olivia Mulligan, BBC Radio York’s Poet Laureate.
We were excited to see many of our students sharing their own poetry and receiving fantastic feedback from Olivia - who expressed her delight at the creative and imaginative poems read out.
In her own words:
"Their creations were so wonderful, and it was such a joy to hear them."
Olivia shared some of the poems from her latest collection, Poems on the Gatepost, which she wrote while in lockdown and shielding.
Students then had the opportunity to hear each other's poetry before taking part in a discussion, feedback and Q & A session with Olivia, to find out more about her writing career and the creative process.
It was a fantastic day so thanks to Olivia for this wonderful opportunity.
You can find out more about Olivia Mulligan on her Facebook Page.