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11-18 Years

Inspire your students to be confident poets and write about something they feel passionately about.

Young Writers invite your young writer to write a poem for Empowered, and take back some control over their lives. Empowered helps your child find and use their voice to express themselves through poetry.

Being able to voice a concern, an opinion or a point of view is so important, especially when your child's interaction with peers has been restricted or even removed over the last academic year, reducing their opportunities to discuss what matters to them.

There's a handy info guide to explain how to take part, an engaging video and mood board activity as well as examples and poetry prompt ideas to help support your young writer to write an empowering poem in any style.


Empowered Prize

Our 5 favourite poets will each win £100 and a trophy!


Every entrant receives a bookmark and we award a certificate of merit for all young writers chosen for publication.

(Winners will be chosen from entries received in the Summer Term 2022.)

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