National Poetry Day
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To celebrate National Poetry Day, the SJR Future Writers Elective group wrote a fantastic collaborative villanelle poem.

English teacher Toby Lynch said: "The villanelle is probably the most specific form to write in, with its demands of control of structure, rhyme scheme and meter. That the students were able not only to master this, but also to work together to create a poem that works so very well as a cohesive whole is testament to the talent and creativity of the group. The development of such striking imagery across the poem and the clarity of the syntax and word choice is quite superb. They should be very proud of their achievements."

Click here to read the students' poem.