Young Poets of the Year Award

30 October, 2020

Two Sixth Form Students from AGGS have been selected as Commended Poets in the Foyles Young Poets of the Year Awards 2020. Run by The Poetry Society and Supported by The Foyle Foundation, this is the 22nd Year of the Awards which are firmly established as the leading competition for young poets aged between 11 […]

Multi-language Manchester poetry event led by Stanley Grove

28 January, 2019

One of our primary academies, Stanley Grove, is leading a multi-language poetry performance this term, involving over 20 other schools across Manchester. ‘Manchester’s Multi-Language Mushaira’ is linked with Manchester Library Service, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Manchester and the Whitworth Art Gallery – and follows the theme of food. A mushaira is a poetry […]

Greater Manchester schoolchildren highlight homelessness issues in poetry competition

19 December, 2018

Over 100 schools around Greater Manchester have been raising awareness of homelessness, by taking part in a themed competition judged by GM Mayor Andy Burnham. The poetry competition was organised by the Altrincham-based Teaching School, the Alliance for Learning at Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET), with book voucher prizes being given to the three winning […]